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Olive oil is the oil extracted from the olive fruit – has been cultivated in the Mediterranean since ancient times. The oil is extracted from the whole olive fruit and has been used for skincare since Egyptian times. There is evidence to prove that Egyptians used olive oil and beeswax to clean and moisturize their skin, and also used as an antibacterial agent. Similar to ancient Greeks, olive oil was used to prevent injury and heal the skin from inflammation. Moreover, the oil helps nourish skin to be soft and moisturized and restore hair and scalp to be healthy because of vitamin E enrichment of olive oil – an antioxidant agent that helps protect your skin from pollution.