Olive oil recipes for skin & hair

Learn how to make your own skin and hair products with the nourishing bounty of the land of milk and honey.

For centuries, nabali olive oil has been an unsurpassed beauty secret of Palestinians, helping to maintain healthy, fresh, dewy complexions, lustrous hair, and more. Now you can use these recipes for glowing skin and shiny, healthy hair!

 Nabali Olive Oil body scrub

This scrub is great for reviving our skin’s circulation and keeping it feeling and looking soft and  smooth.

  • 4 tbsp sugar or salt
  • 2 tbsp nabali olive oil
  • 25 drops essential oil (lime, orange or may chang make good choices)


1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl then store in a wide mouthed jar.

2. Stand in your shower and massage the scrub over your skin before turning on the water.

3. Once you have finished exfoliating turn on the water and rinse your skin.

Nabali Olive Oil hair conditioning treatment

Conditioning Treatment Olive oil helps smooth split ends; relieve a dry, flaky scalp; and makes your hair shiny, silky, and lustrous.

  • 2 tbsp nabali olive oil (less for short hair)
  • 25 drops essential oil (ylang ylang, sandalwood or rosemary make good choices)


1. Blend all ingredients together

2. Massage into your scalp and hair.

3. Leave on for 30 minutes or more.

4. Shampoo as usual.

Nabali Olive Oil body oil

Olive oil banishes dry skin and keeps it soft, smooth and  moisturised. Enhanced with the fragrant and rejuvenating properties of essential oils – it is truly a luxurious experience.

  • 4 tbsp nabali olive oil
  • 30 drops essential oil
  • (geranium, patchouli or lavender make good choices)


1. Mix the oils together and store in an amber glass bottle. Nabali olive oil can also be blended with other oils such as sweet almond oil if you prefer a lighter feel.

2. After showering, lightly dry your skin and smooth this beautiful rich body oil over it to lock in  moisture.

Nabali Olive Oil skin balm

This rich, lubricious balm is wonderful for counteracting any dry skin, whether it be on your lips, feet, elbows or anywhere else on your body. It also makes a great massage balm.

  • 2 tbsp nabali olive oil
  • 2 tsp grated beeswax
  • 25 drops essential oil (rose, patchouli or frankincense make good choices)

1. Heat the beeswax and olive oil together.

2. Once the beeswax has melted add the essential oils and pour straight into an amber glass jar.

3. Cap the jar once the mixture has cooled to room temperature.

4. Smooth onto any dry areas of skin or use as a massage balm.