We keep talking about how good it is to use olive oil in our food, but what about other uses of olive oil outside the kitchen?

Here we have compiled a list of some of its most widespread alternative uses! For a lot of these uses one doesn’t necesserily need to use a super good quality extra virgin olive oil, an inexpensive one will do the job just fine! Although if used on your body, you may prefer using a nice organic one!

–          lip balm

–          skin moisturiser

–          (mixed with sugar) face scrub

–          nail moisturiser before manicure

–          eye make up remover

–          lice treatment

–          lamp fuel

–          throat soother

–          ear ache relief

–          smooth shave

–          hair tonic

–          hair frizz control

–          bath oil

–          shoe polish

–          floor polish

–          wood furniture polish

–          stainless steel and brass shine

–          plant leaves shine

–          reduces snoring

–          personal natural lubricant

–          hinge natural lubricant

–          treats nappy rash

–          paint remover from skin and hair

–          sticker remover

–          conditions leather

–          free a stuck zipper

–          cleans up garden tools

–          (for cats) prevents hairballs and provides shiny coat

 

Sources:

http://www.howstuffworks.com/

http://www.thedailygreen.com/

http://www.dailyfinance.com/

http://www.oliveoiltimes.com/

http://www.streetdirectory.com/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_oil