Will olive oil clog pores? | The Olive Oil Source

Will olive oil clog pores?

A Reader

I would like to know if olive oil clog pores, has its own natural sun block and if kitchen grade is okay to use on your skin?

Dr. Deane

Unfiltered oil has microscopic particles of olive which tend to add flavor and nutrients. These particles are not large enough to "clog pores." Filtering extends shelf life. Cheap kitchen brands of olive oil are often the most heavily filtered and would be fine but extra virgin has more antioxidants so would be preferable.

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Submit a question to The Olive Oil Source!

Please note that answers provided are not intended be relied upon and are not a substitute for a thorough and complete evaluation by a professional in the given area. Never disregard professional advice because of something you have read on this web site.