The most commonly used olive products in skin care are:
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Crushed olives /olive pits
Olive Leaf Extract
Currently these items are used in creams, lotions, face and body washes, bath oils, shower gels, shampoos, oils, soaps, balms, masques, toners and scrubs.
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Quiles, J. L., et al. (2006). “Role of Olive Oil and Monounsaturated Fatty Acids in Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress and Aging.” Nutrition Reviews, 64(10):S31-S39.