August 12, 2020
Olive Oil Cleanser
In ancient times, when clean water was scarce, olive oil was used to clean the body and protect the skin. It penetrates effectively to cleanse and moisturize. In the evening, after using this cleansing lotion, follow up with a bit of EVOO massaged into your skin or your favorite serums and moisturizers!
- 1 teaspoon mild liquid soap, such as castile
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons vegetable glycerine or honey (I used honey for its antibacterial properties!)
- 1/2 cup olive oil
Mix all ingredients together in a blender or by hand, until smooth and creamy. Pour olive oil cleanser into a clean container with a tight-fitting lid. To use, put a small amount of the cleansing lotion in the palm of your hand and massage into your skin. Rinse well with warm water, and pat dry.