Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

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Introduction: Unusual Uses for Olive Oil

Olive oil is best known for salad dressings and vinaigrettes

Step 1: Substitute for Shaving Cream

Olive oil is a safe and natural lubricant for a close shave.
Apply a teaspoon after washing your face once finished

Step 2: DIY Furniture Polish

Combine 2 parts olive oil and 1 part lemon juice or vinegar
Pour solution in a clean spray bottle
Shake the bottle and spray on surface
Leave the mixture on for a minute and then wipe off with a clean clothe

Step 3: Nails

Use olive oil to moisturize cuticles
Or dip fingers in oil and water before manicure

Step 4: Measuring Utensils

Rub olive oil in measuring cups or spoons
Do this for easy cleanup of sticky substances like honey, mustard, and sugar syrups

Step 5: Stuck Zipper

Use a cotton swab
Apply oil to the cotton swab
And apply the olive to the teeth of the zipper

Step 6: Makeup Remover

Dab a bit of oil under your eyes and places of where makeup is appeared
Wipe of the makeup with a damp cloth

Step 7: Clear Acne

Make paste by mixing 4 tbs salt and 3 tbs olive oil
Apply to face and rub
Leave paste on face for one minute and wash away
Apply daily for one week and skip 2 times a week
Salt cleanses the pores by exfoliation, and the olive oil restores the skins natural moisture

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    it's very hard to get moisture back into the skin. the oil most likely prevents moisture from leaving.

    Yep.
    Heard about a few of these uses.