If you didn’t know, Olive Oil has a lot of surprising uses. By using it as a replacement for for a handful of other household products, you can save a good amount of money.
And if you’re trying to conserve and be more eco-friendly with your home, using Olive Oil in place of a variety of commercial products is an amazing first step.
Here are seven outstanding uses for Olive Oil around the house:
Create Your Own Skin Moisturizers With Olive Oil
Olive Oil makes the best moisturizer, especially during the dry, cold winter months. It soaks easily into your skin and doesn’t leave it feeling greasy.
And if you soak herbs (like lavender, rosemary or mint) in the olive oil you’re left with a very subtle, delightful scent on your skin.
In addition, Olive Oil contains four different antioxidants, which help fight off the free radicals that cause aging and skin damage.
For that reason, using Olive Oil on your face might be a better choice than other pricey, chemical-stuffed face lotions.
Polish Furniture With Olive Oil
You don’t have to waste and lose money purchasing a chemically-ladened jar of wood furniture polish. Just use olive oil. It works outstanding and is much more eco-friendly. Moreover, Olive Oil also works well for polishing silver and copper.
Ease Stuck Zippers With Olive Oil
If your zipper is stuck and won’t go up, run a cotton swab soaked in Olive Oil along the metal teeth. It can help ease the zipper on down.
Use Olive As After Shave
You can use Olive Oil to shave. It makes a great after shave as well.
Fix Squeaky Doors With Olive Oil
Drizzle some Olive Oil on squeaky hinges and you won’t have to listen to it anymore.