Want a radiant complexion? Just add olive oilto your beauty routine and your diet.
October 29, 2013
1 of 6Getty Images
Beautiful skin from within
Women whose diets are rich in olive oil have less skin damage and wrinkling, says Lisa Drayer, RD, author of The Beauty Diet: Looking Great Has Never Been So Delicious. For big beauty benefits, "cook with it instead of vegetable oil and use it on bread instead of butter," she advises.
2 of 6
Supernourishing L'Occitane En Provence Olive Tree Cleansing Milk ($22; usa.loccitane.com) contains antioxidant-rich water that is squeezed out of olives during processing.
3 of 6
Dab on Serious Skin Care Olive Oil Moisture Replenishing Eye Balm ($20; hsn.com) before bed and wake up looking well-rested thanks to the anti-inflammatory power of extra-virgin olive oil.
4 of 6
Does your skin react to harsh anti-aging ingredients? Rich but gentle olive oil-based Crème d'Olives ($145; cosbar.com) is loaded with free radical-fighting vitamins and pea extract to improve elasticity.
5 of 6
Thymes Olive Leaf Triple-Milled Bar Soap ($13; thymes.com) creates a creamy lather infused with olive oil and olive-leaf extract. The result? Clean skin that feels silky-soft, not stripped.
6 of 6
Finely ground corn in DHC Olive-Corn Body Scrub and Polish ($17; dhccare.com) makes an amazing body exfoliator in the shower. But the special ingredientyou guessed it, olive oil!soothes and moisturizes so irritation isn’t an issue.
You May Like
Get easy recipes, 30-day fitness challenges, videos, and more.