Olive Oil Benefits for Skin

For centuries, olive oil has been used as a natural health and beauty treatment for the skin. This nourishing oil is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help moisturize, nourish, and protect your skin.

At our Goat Milk Stuff, we believe that natural ingredients are the best for your and your loved one’s skin, which is why we use olive oil in some of our goat milk soaps. Our soaps are handmade with high-quality, natural ingredients, and we never use any harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrances.

We're excited to share with you the many benefits of olive oil for your skin, including its ability to hydrate, soften, and rejuvenate your skin. So, whether you're struggling with dry skin, eczema, or wrinkles, we hope this page can help you discover a natural solution that works for you.

What is Olive Oil?

Olive oil is a natural oil that is extracted from the fruit of the olive tree (Olea europaea). It is a staple of Mediterranean cuisine and has been enjoyed for centuries for its health benefits and culinary and cosmetic properties.

Different production methods and olives used produce different types of olive oil. Extra-virgin olive oil is of the highest quality and is produced by cold-pressing fresh olives without any chemicals or solvents. This process yields pure olive oil with a low acidity level and a fruity, flavorful taste.

Lower-quality olive oils may be produced using heat or chemicals to extract more oil from the olives, resulting in a lower-quality product. However, even lower-quality olive oil can have some health benefits, due to its high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants.

Benefits of Olive Oil for Skin

Olive oil’s antioxidant properties and moisturizing properties have many skin benefits. Here are our absolute favourite advantages for topically applied olive oil (yes, a soap counts!):

  1. Moisturizes: Olive oil is a natural emollient, and just a few drops can keep your skin hydrated and nourished. Its healthy fats can penetrate deeply into your skin, leaving it soft and supple.
  2. Anti-aging: Olive oil is packed with antioxidants like vitamin E and polyphenols that can help protect your skin from harmful free radicals. This can help prevent signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines.
  3. Soothes irritation: If you struggle with irritated skin, olive oil might be just what you need. It contains anti-inflammatory compounds that can help soothe your skin, especially if you have eczema or psoriasis.
  4. Boosts circulation: Olive oil's healthy fats can help improve circulation and blood flow to your skin. This can help give you a healthy, radiant complexion.
  5. Natural makeup remover: Say goodbye to harsh makeup removers! Olive oil can be used as a gentle, natural way to remove even the toughest makeup. Clogged pores don’t have to be a concern if you use just a few drops - applying olive oil in abundance may not have the desired results.
  6. Anti-bacterial: Olive oil contains natural antimicrobial compounds that can help fight bacteria on your skin. That makes it a great option for acne-prone skin and other skin conditions caused by bacteria.
  7. Helps with sun damage: Did you know that olive oil can even help repair sun-damaged skin? Its high levels of antioxidants can help neutralize free radicals and reduce inflammation.

Overall, incorporating olive oil into your skincare routine could be a total game changer. Whether you're looking for a natural moisturizer or a treatment for a specific skin condition, olive oil is a versatile and effective option.

That said, it is important to keep in mind that not all olive oils will produce the same affects. In addition, topical olive oil can be ill-suited to sensitive skin or acne-prone skin, depending on the specific properties of your individual skin.

Olive Oil Product Information

At Goat Milk Stuff, we're committed to using natural, healthy ingredients that you can trust. We believe that you deserve to know exactly what's in our products, which is why we include a complete ingredient list for each item on our website.

On this page, we've provided a summary of the ingredients we use to help you quickly identify which products are safe for you to use if you have any allergies. We offer a variety of formulas for many of our items so that even if you or a loved one has allergies, you can still find goat milk soaps and other products that you can safely use.

Please note that while we take precautions to keep our products separate, our soaproom and equipment are shared. If you have a life-threatening allergy to any of the ingredients used in our soaproom, we recommend that you do not use our products. While we do not use peanut oil or gluten in our soaproom, we do use these ingredients in our food items.

Products WITH Olive Oil

Goat Milk Soaps:


Products WITHOUT Olive Oil

Goat Milk Soaps:

Limited Edition Goat Milk Soaps:


Accuracy. We've done our best to ensure the accuracy of these ingredient lists, but there's always a chance of human error. As a result, we recommend checking the individual ingredient list on each product page before use. If you notice any discrepancies or conflicts on these pages, please let us know right away.

Please note that these pages were last updated on 6/28/24, and any products added after that date may not be included. If you don't see a particular bath & body item on the list, please inform us, and we'll add it as soon as possible.

Peanut and Gluten Allergies. It's important to note that we source our ingredients from outside suppliers, so we cannot control the purity of the ingredients or whether they were produced in facilities that also process peanuts. However, we ensure that the rolled oats we use in our two scrub soaps are certified gluten-free.