Olive Oil as Skin Care


Olive Oil Mask

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Twice a day, rub olive oil onto your clean face. Pat on fresh lemon juice, drop by drop, until your skin feels tacky. Then briskly rub sea salt or kosher salt over your face. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.


2001 Old Farmer's Almanac

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