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Published on Sep 6, 2012
Products for face or skin care can add up in cost. Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen reveals an alternative solution that's probably already in your kitchen: olive oil!
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TRANSCRIPT Olive oil for acne isn't exactly a combination of words you hear all the time, but truth is using it can actually fight help zits and blackheads and can save you money on expensive products. Make a paste by mixing four tablespoons salt with three tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil. Then pour the mixture onto your hands and fingers and work it around your face. Leave it on for a minute or two and then rinse it off with warm, soapy water. Do this daily for one week, then cut back to two or three times weekly. It doesn't work for everyone but many people swear by it. So, if you're willing, give it a shot.