Olive oil and lemon juice: a pairing of “beauty”

Olive oil, the heart of the Mediterranean diet, has always been a kitchen essential, together with lemon juice.

Oil and lemon are versatile ingredients that lend themselves to a thousand uses, from the table to the beauty industry.

When the properties of one meet the benefits of the other, your skin starts shining, the heart feels rejuvenated, and your taste buds thank you.

Pair them together as a vinaigrette on green salads, potatoes, couscous, or fish, and perfect your marinades.
How about testing them with these tried and true home remedies?

Olive oil and lemon juice for your well-being

The essential daily routineto purify the liver, eliminate toxins, boost digestion and make your skin shine.

3 times a week, half an hour before breakfast, replace the glass of hot water and lemon with 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil flavored with 7 drops of Limmi lemon juice.

Olive oil and lemon juice for beauty

Hair

Do you suffer from dry or dull hair? Mix 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil with 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply the mask onto your hair and leave for at least 30 minutes before rinsing, then proceed with shampoo and conditioner.

Body

Want to remove dead cells and even out your body’s complexion, purifying the skin? Mix half a cup of extra virgin olive oil with half a cup of sugar and add 4 tablespoons of Limmi lemon juice. Mix well and massage into the skin with circular movements.
Wait a couple of minutes before rinsing off this natural exfoliant with warm water.

Face

For unforgettable kisses, moisturize your chapped lips by combining 1/2 teaspoon of oil with 5 drops of lemon juice.
To combat a sore throat, combine the oil’s soothing properties with the lemon’s anti-bacterial benefits: gargle a mixture of 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

Remember
Protect yourself from the sun when using oil and lemon on your skin, and always do a skin test before applying any mixture to avoid allergic reactions.