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How Olive Oil Benefits Your Hair

April 20, 2022

People who have already used olive oil for hair always have those amazing stories about how it helps the hair by keeping it shiny, moist and strong, among other amazing benefits. The chemical elements in olive oil are squalene, palmitic acid and oleic acid. These elements provide olive oil with its softening qualities. Researchers have found that olive oil’s major effect on hair is moisturizing. Some of the olive products with emollients include olive oil hair masks, conditioners, pomades and shampoos. These hair products can strengthen and soften your hair by penetrating the cuticle and shaft of the hair. The shine effect mostly comes from... View Article

How to Store Olive Oil to Extend Shelf Life

April 7, 2022

Olive oil, unlike wine, does not become better with time. If you store a freshly harvested olive oil away from heat and light and in an airtight bottle, it will maintain freshness for 18 months. HOW TO STORE OLIVE OIL Best Olive Oil Storage Method You need to store olive oil in a tightly closed container to prevent it from rapidly oxidizing. Always remember to place the bottle cap back and ensure it’s tightly sealed after using your olive oil. You should never store olive oil in a vessel that doesn’t have a tight-fitting cap or another container sealing method.... View Article

The Best Oils to Cook With

March 24, 2022

Every cooking oil has its advantages and disadvantages. It is important to opt for a healthy cooking oil on account of its degree of processing and its smoke point. When you heat cooking oils, particularly at high temperatures, they finally reach their smoke point. At this point, the oil is unstable and starts to break down. When they break down, they start to oxidize, releasing free radicals. These radicals can cause health compilations. Moreover, oils that attain their smoke point produce a substance known as acrolein, which can generate an unpleasant burnt flavor and may be risky to your respiratory system.... View Article

How Is Olive Oil Made?

March 7, 2022

You’re bound to see dozens of different bottles of olive oil sitting on the shelf the next time you walk through the grocery store—but have you ever asked yourself what all of the different labels mean or how long it takes to make olive oil? If so, you’re not alone. We get many questions about olive oil production, which is why we put together this post to explain everything in more detail. The different types of olive oil Before we get into the actual production process, it’s important to understand these different categories of olive oil: Premium extra virgin olive... View Article

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