What are the extraordinary cosmetic characteristics of one of the noblest plant active ingredients? Let's see the benefits together

Olive Oil has always been a MUST HAVE in the culinary tradition, as it is rich in active ingredients, but since ancient times its beneficial properties have also been known on a cosmetic level! 

Thanks to its antioxidant action, Organic Tuscan PGI Extra Virgin Olive Oil prevents cellular and skin aging, counteracts the harmful effects of free radicals and the decrease in Elastin and Collagen, responsible for the lack of firmness and dryness of the skin . It also deeply nourishes and helps rebuild the natural superficial hydrolipidic film , essential for defense against external aggressions such as sun, light, smog and smoke.


With an extraordinary mix of essential fatty acids, in particular linoleic acid, which makes the skin elastic and luminous, extra virgin olive oil is a true marvel for our beauty. It is rich in vitamin E, an essential antioxidant to prevent the formation of free radicals, among the main causes of wrinkles, and in polyphenols, among the most powerful antioxidants produced in nature capable of counteracting the oxidative stress of cells and protect against damage caused by pollutants.

Olive oil, especially extra virgin olive oil, is rich in:

  • vitamin E natural antioxidant that helps fight free radicals, which are mainly responsible for the aging process
  • group B vitamins which regenerate the skin and stimulate cellular repair, preventing skin dryness
  • squalene is capable of penetrating into the deeper layers of the skin and reforming the hydrolipidic film (weakened by sun rays and detergents), thus renewing the skin
  • unsaturated fatty acids such as linoleic and linolenic, which prevent skin disorders such as eczema, acne, psoriasis and dry skin, making the epidermis elastic and soft
  • beta-carotene which gives elasticity to the skin
  • phytosterols with anti-inflammatory and repairing action
  • triterpene acids and alcohols which are healing

In addition to all this, this very precious oil is also rich in oleic acid (about 62%), the most abundant of the long-chain monounsaturated fatty acids present in our body, with great nourishing and emollient properties. for the skin. In addition to oleic acid, olive oil contains approximately 15% palmitic acid and 2% stearic acid.

The action carried out by the unsaponifiable portion of EVOO lipids is significant, consisting of 80% of squalene. This molecule shows a chemical similarity to human skin sebum.

For this reason, EVO is in fact defined as "sebum compatible" and its unsaponifiables are able to optimally nourish the dermis by stimulating the production of new collagen, restoring the right hydrolipidic balance and safeguarding elasticity. and softness essential to the splendor and luminosity of the skin.


Olive oil is also ideal for treating dry and dehydrated skin as it has a strong emollient action and counteracts the loss of water from the epidermis, keeping it hydrated and soft. Thanks to its soothing and repairing action, olive oil is also excellent for chapped skin or for calming irritation, inflammation, redness and dermatitis and is well tolerated even by the most sensitive skin.

It has strong antioxidant properties and is able to prevent the effects of skin aging, loss of skin tone and elasticity

What are you waiting for to use it in your body routine. Extra virgin oil is contained in our MOISTURIZING LINE 


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