Beauty cornucopia: Olives -- moisturizing

Olives are good for your skin -- especially if you're undergoing or have undergone <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HETHT00009" title="Chemotherapy (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/chemotherapy-%28inactive%29-HETHT00009.topic">chemotherapy</a>, says dermatologist Dr. Ava T. Shamban, who has many chemotherapy patients. "Olive oil is a terrific moisturizer -- it has omega-9 and antioxidants including vitamin E and phenols," says Shamban. "People going through chemotherapy treatments want to avoid unnatural products because of concerns about toxicity from ingredients formulated in a lab."<br>
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Try Olivina Classic Olive Body Butter, Signature Gift Box, $38.
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( Dan Mills / Olivina / September 17, 2007 )

Olives are good for your skin -- especially if you're undergoing or have undergone chemotherapy, says dermatologist Dr. Ava T. Shamban, who has many chemotherapy patients. "Olive oil is a terrific moisturizer -- it has omega-9 and antioxidants including vitamin E and phenols," says Shamban. "People going through chemotherapy treatments want to avoid unnatural products because of concerns about toxicity from ingredients formulated in a lab."

Try Olivina Classic Olive Body Butter, Signature Gift Box, $38.

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