Whether you want beautiful-looking hair or healthy-looking skin, Argan oil is a great place to start. This Moroccan Oil is a true ally for dry and fragile skin and hair and it has many benefits.
Argan oil is one of the most popular natural oils for beauty purposes. This moisturizing oil is harvested from Argan trees, which are indigenous to Morocco. This is not surprising, given that its benefits are numerous.
If you’re interested in knowing more about the origin and benefits of Argan oil, keep reading until the end and we will give you a little bonus information that will change your life!!
WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF ARGAN OIL?
Obtained from the Argan tree, an ancient tree of Morocco, Argan oil (also called Moroccan oil) has always been used for its therapeutic, nutritional, and cosmetic properties. Very nutritious, it is the best friend of dry skin, dull hair, and damaged nails. For all fans of essential oils, it is the perfect vegetable oil for optimal penetration of aromatic active ingredients through the skin!
Argan Oil has long remained the beauty secret of Moroccan women. It is an oil that is extracted from the fruits of the Argan tree, a thorny tree that grows mainly in southwestern Morocco in very arid areas. By cold pressing the Argan fruit (small almonds), we obtain the liquid gold Argan oil.
In the 2000s, Argan oil acquired a new notoriety thanks to studies that put forward its properties. It was from there that its production moved on, increasing yields and favoring its use around the world.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ARGAN OIL?
In addition to its richness in essential fatty acids, Argan oil contains tocopherols (including vitamin E, also called α-tocopherol) and phytosterols such as schottenol and α-spinasterol, which are natural antioxidants. Argan oil has so many benefits for the skin and the hair:
BENEFIT 1: ARGAN OIL IS AN ANTI-AGING REMEDY
Argan oil acts against the premature aging of cells and improves the elasticity of the skin. This has a firming effect on the skin which helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
BENEFIT 2: ARGAN OIL IS VERY GOOD FOR THE SKIN OF THE FACE
As with its anti-aging aspect, it promotes skin elasticity for normal skin. This oil is also perfect for acne-prone skin. There are rumors that it is not good to put fat on your skin when you already have oily skin and pimples. Well no! Argan oil rebalances the skin without clogging the pores. So, applying cosmetic Argan oil to your skin will only make it better and not the opposite!
BENEFIT 3: ARGAN OIL IS PERFECT TO ENHANCE YOUR HAIR
This oil is magic and it will make your hair look more amazing than ever! It serves as a conditioner, it makes your hair look healthier, shinier, and softer. Use Argan Oil when you have dry hair, it will calm your ends and make them less brittle.
BENEFIT 4: ARGAN OIL IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH!
Argan oil prevents cardiovascular disease, cholesterol levels and increases vitamin E levels. It is composed of 45% oleic acid and 35% linoleic acid: the two active ingredients form a perfect combination for fighting cholesterol. Finally, its vitamin E level is 10 times higher than that in olive oil! Vitamin E is the vitamin that helps you to look younger!
BENEFIT 5: ARGAN OIL IMPROVES HEALING
For dry skin, cracks, stretch marks, or eczema, Argan oil is an excellent remedy. This oil indeed has rather exceptional healing properties. It will also help you soothe itchy or irritated skin. To soften skin damaged by a scar, Argan oil will also be very beneficial.
Argan oil is recommended for pregnant women with stretch marks, so don't deprive yourself!