Skin, Face and More...How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Help

If you didn't know, Olive Oil has a great deal of surprising uses. By using it as a replacement for for a handful of other household goods, you can save a good amount of money.

And if you are 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 applications for Olive Oil around the house:

Create Your Own Skin Care Moisturizers With Olive Oil

Olive Oil makes the ideal moisturizer, especially during the dry, cold winter months. It soaks easily into skin and doesn't leave it feeling greasy.

And if you soak herbs (like lavender, rosemary or mint) from 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 in your face might be a better option than other pricey, chemical-stuffed face creams.

Polish Furniture With Olive Oil

You don't have to waste and shed money purchasing a chemically-ladened jar of wood furniture polish. Just use olive oil. It works outstanding and is significantly 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 move 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.