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In addition to its general health benefits in Turkey, Turkish olive oil is also widely used for skin, hair and nail care purposes. Turkish olive oil, which is rich in various vitamins such as A, D, K and E, plays an important role in enhancing your beauty. Here are 7 reasons why you should add Turkish olive oil to your skin, hair and nail care routine.

1- Keeps the skin moist

Turkish olive oil has moisturizing properties that help keep your skin soft, smooth and moisturized. It easily penetrates deep into the skin and gives long-lasting results. It is quite useful for those who have dry skin. Also, natural lipids in Turkish olive oil contribute to the production of sebum. Sebum is the body’s natural lubricant. Turkish olive oil can also help repair damaged skin cells.

After taking a shower or bath, gently pat your skin dry. Use Turkish olive oil as a moisturizer and massage your skin while it is still slightly moist. Alternatively, apply Turkish olive oil all over your face, hands and legs before going to bed to enjoy a hydrated and supple complexion in the morning.

2- Prevents premature aging of the skin

As you get older, your skin begins to show signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines. But with Turkish olive oil, you can keep these symptoms at bay. Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant found in Turkish olive oil, helps the development of new skin cells that help keep the skin plump and hydrated. In addition, it can tighten the skin to prevent signs of premature aging. The monounsaturated fatty acids found in Turkish olive oil revitalize your skin and keep it young.

First, add Turkish olive oil to your diet. For daily treatment, gently massage your face, neck, hands and legs for at least 5 minutes with a little warm Turkish olive oil. Do this every night before going to bed.

3- Healthy hair

Whether your problem is hair loss or hair weakness, Turkish olive oil supports healthy hair growth thanks to its moisturizing structure. It also penetrates deeply into the hair strands and softens the scalp tissue to treat scalp inflammation.

Massage your scalp with a little warm Turkish olive oil in a circular motion for 5-10 minutes. Leave it overnight. The next morning, shampoo your hair as usual. Do it 2 or 3 times per week.

4- Removes dark circles

To get rid of dark circles under the eyes, you can use Turkish olive oil. Turkish olive oil contains polyphenols, vitamin E and phytosterols that help brighten your skin and eliminate dark spots. Turkish olive oil also nourishes the delicate skin around the eyes and smoothes fine lines.

Apply a little Turkish olive oil under your eyes and massage gently for a few minutes before going to bed. The next morning, wash the area with water. Repeat once a day.

5- Repairs cracked heels

Cracked, rough heels need moisture to heal. Turkish olive oil with its powerful moisturizing properties is an excellent solution to this problem. For best results, use Turkish olive oil before going to bed.

Soak your feet in soapy water for 10 minutes. Gently rub your feet with a heel stone. Rinse with water and dry thoroughly. Massage your heels and soles with Turkish olive oil for 5 minutes. Jul, put on a pair of clean socks and go to bed. Repeat this for several days until the cracks on your heels are completely healed.

6- Strengthens weak nails

Turkish olive oil is also a good remedy for weak and brittle nails with the vitamin E it contains. Its moisturizing property helps to repair damages, softens your nails and cuticles, keeping your nails healthy and strong. Turkish olive oil can also prevent devil’s fingernail, which hangs from the cuticles and can cause a lot of pain and discomfort.

Before going to bed, massage your nails for a few minutes with a few drops of warm Turkish olive oil. Wear cotton gloves, and then go to sleep. The next morning, wash your nails with warm water. Repeat this beauty remedy every day.

7- Heals chapped lips

Turkish olive oil is very effective in the treatment of chapped and dry lips with the vitamin E contained in it. Also it can be used as a lip moisturizer to make your lips smooth, soft and supple. This component also brightens and brightens dark lips.

Mix sugar with 1 teaspoon of Turkish olive oil. If desired, add a little lemon juice to the mixture. Use this mixture to gently rub your lips. Then rinse with warm water, dry gently and apply a little Turkish olive oil. Do this several times a week. You can also apply Turkish olive oil directly to your lips before going to bed to prevent your lips from drying out or cracking.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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