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Olive oil...why is it rationed in beauty products

I use olive oil a lot - in food, on my skin, in my hair, in my soap. I look for pure olive oil. It's terrific for health, for beauty, etc.

So I wonder why there aren't beauty products made strictly from olive oil. And when you buy products with olive oil in them, there's often just a tiny bit of it and a big deal about it.

Any thoughts?

(p.s. - does anyone know of beauty products that are primarily olive oil-based?)

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