Olive Oil [Olea Europaea]

A light oil full of nutrients that is essential for radiant-looking skin

Where is it from?

Olive oil is one of the most popular oils in the world. It is used in cooking, as a moisturiser, and in many cosmetics. But where is olive oil from? Most olive oil comes from Spain, Italy, or Greece. The oil is made from the fruit of the olive tree. Olives are picked by hand or by machine and then crushed to release the oil.

What are the benefits of Olive Oil?

  • Moisturises skin and makes it feel softer and smoother
  • Packed with antioxidants and nutrients which keeps the skin healthy
  • It is gentle and non-irritating
  • Ideal for those with sensitive skin to help hydrate and soothe it

The Story Behind The Oil

When it comes to olive oil, there's more than meets the eye. This golden liquid is not only delicious, but also has a long and fascinating history. Believed to be native to the Mediterranean region, olive trees and their fruit have been cultivated for centuries. The exact origins of olive oil are unknown, but it is thought to have first been used as a food and medicine in ancient Greece. Today, olive oil is a staple in many kitchens around the world. It's used in cooking, baking, and of course skincare. And with so many different types of olive oil available, there's something for everyone.