A LONG PRACTISED WAY OF KEEPING WRINKLES AT BAY IS TO MIX OLIVE OIL WITH A LITTLE LEMON JUICE

MASSAGE OIL

Mix olive oil with a few drops of rosemary oil to create soothing massage oil for weary feet and tired muscles.

SKIN TREATMENT

Mix equal amounts of olive oil and salt together to make a traditional skin softening lubricant. Massage gently into hardened skin then rinse off with warm water and pat dry

DRY SKIN OINTMENT

Mash half of a ripe avocado and mix with three spoonfuls of olive oil into a smooth cream. This remedy can also be used as a mask: apply mixture to face, leave on for ten minutes, then rinse with warm water.

ANTI-AGE ELIXIR

Mix olive oil with a little lemon juice and gently rub on skin and leave on overnight.

NAIL STRENGTHENER

Soak nails in warm Olive Oil for about five minutes, then cleanse with soap and water.