5 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil for Your Eyelashes
Thursday, 30 May 2013
1. Olive is a great way to remove makeup
Removing your makeup is so important. Many of us end up sleeping in our makeup on occasion, and while you may not see any of the negative consequences immediately but eventually you will. Removing your makeup at night also leaves your skin and lashes feeling refreshed and clean before you sleep and it primes your skin so that it can take advantage of the restorative process that you body goes through as you sleep. One method to take off you makeup is using olive oil instead of using makeup wipes or a makeup removing solution that is created using chemicals and other damaging ingredients that are harsh on the skin such as alcohol. All you need to do to remove your makeup with olive oil is to get a cotton pad or cotton ball, apply a generous amount of oil onto the cotton, place it on your eye, let it sit for about 20 seconds, gently wipe the makeup away, and rinse the oil off.
2. Olive oil is an amazing lash conditioner
Even though you may not realize it, you probably put a lot of wear and tear on your lashes. Wearing makeup, rubbing your eyes, and using harsh products can have negative effects on your eyelashes over time. Makeup, in particular, can have negative effects on the health of your lashes. Eyeliner and mascara expose your lashes to chemicals and preservatives every time that you put them on. False lashes can even rip the lashes from your lash line when you remove them. Your lashes need to be conditioned to restore their health. Using olive oil is an effective method to condition the lashes.
3. Olive oil can help your lashes grow longer
Not all of us are naturally endowed with long and luscious lashes. If you want your lashes to have an improved length without having to apply mascara or using harsh tools like lash curlers you should think about using olive oil. Over time the nutrients from the olive oil can provide you with longer lashes. Apply olive oil to your lash line every night. Remember to be consistent with applying the oil because if you aren’t you won’t get the results that you want.
4. Olive oil can improve the thickness of lashes
Along with improving the length of your lashes you can also improve the thickness of your eyelashes. Fuller lashes give your eyes a sultry, flirty look even when you aren’t wearing makeup. In order to achieve fuller lashes with olive oil just apply it nightly using the same method that we discussed in the previous section. You may be wondering how olive oil fortifies the lashes. Olives and the oil that is derived from olives is packed with nutrients. Olive oil contains very high amounts of vitamin E, a bit of vitamin K, and it also contains traces of iron, calcium, potassium, and sodium. Vitamin E is a powerful ingredient for the hair and for the skin, it can protect both from external damage and the antioxidants in vitamin E make it highly restoring. The oil itself is also highly moisturizing.
5. Olive oil is a natural and inexpensive product
The last benefit that we will discuss is that olive oil is a great product for those who want to treat their skin well without exposing it to harsh ingredients and without spending a large sum of money. Olive oil can be obtained for under five dollars at the supermarket. This is almost unheard of for a product that can provide you with such remarkable results. Many products are also made with chemicals that you can’t pronounce and preservatives that increase the shelf life of the product, you don’t have to worry about either one of these concerns when using olive oil.
Olive oil is a wonder eyelash growth product. Swapping out your standard makeup remover for olive oil is cost effective and good for your lashes. You can also improve the length, health, and fullness of your lashes by applying olive oil. It is a simple and cost-effective way to give your lashes a luxurious treat.