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Non-standard applications of olive oil at home

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Gaston de Persigny
Gaston de Persigny
Gaston de Persigny - Reporter at The European Times News
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Always have a bottle of olive oil in your bathroom or closet. Does that sound absurd to you? It may seem strange, but in addition to being a healthy addition to salads and dishes, olive oil also has an application outside the kitchen.

1. Remove makeup from your eyes with olive oil

Dip a cotton swab in a little olive oil. Gently clean under your eyes and eyelids to remove makeup. Rinse with warm water and dry the skin. In addition to clearing your makeup, your skin will become very soft.

2. Olive oil soothes chapped lips

Make your own lip balm with olive oil. A few teaspoons of sugar are mixed with a teaspoon of olive oil. You can also add a little lemon juice for flavor. This mixture will protect your lips from cracking.

3. Rejuvenate your face

Make a face mask with olive oil and you will see how nourished and elastic your skin will become. There are many recipes on the Internet to choose from. And you can also add a few drops to your face cream.

4. Use olive oil as a substitute for shaving cream

This natural lubricant will help you shave smoothly without hurting yourself. Plus, it will hydrate your skin.

5. Easily remove gum from your hair

Chewing gum in the hair is a real nightmare, especially for women. But you don’t have to take the scissors! All you need is a little olive oil to spread on the hair around the sticky gum. Leave for five to ten minutes, the gum will disintegrate and you will easily remove it.

6. Polish the furniture with olive oil

If you want your furniture to shine, you do not need to buy expensive detergents. Just mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of vinegar and use a towel to clean the wooden furniture. This will keep them clean and shiny for a longer time.

7. For lubrication of creaking doors and hinges

Surely you are very annoyed to hear the ever-creaking doors of the closet? And there is an easy solution for this – olive oil! Drop a few drops of olive oil on top of the creaking hinge. Move the hinges back and forth several times to get the oil in the right place. You will see how the annoying creaking will disappear.

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