Argan oil, also known as the Moroccan Liquid Gold, is extracted from the kernels and it contains high levels of antioxidants, vitamin E, and fatty acids.
Argan oil is most commonly used as a skin moisturizer to hydrate and soften skin which makes it a popular cosmetic choice for many celebrities.
Scientists have studied its effects on our skin, hair and nails. Here are some of its most common uses.
Argan oil contains significant nutrients for skin and hair health. With its high vitamin E and fatty acid content, Argan Oil is the ideal product to give skin a natural boost.
It is easy to use all over the body, including the face and neck.
Argan oil is the ideal hair conditioner, and it can even help to treat split ends, tame frizzy hair and add shine. Unlike many commercial conditioners, argan oil is completely free of toxic chemicals that do more harm than good.
The end result is hair with more shine, radiance and softness.
Argan oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which boost collagen production, prevents skin aging and reduces the visibility of wrinkles.
Its antioxidant effect makes Argan Oil the ideal anti-aging product. It reduces inflammation and oxidative stress, which can cause aging.
Dry Skin Conditions
The vitamin E and fatty acids in Argan Oil are excellent for repairing damaged skin
It cures skin conditions such as psoriasis and rosacea and helps with the treatment of atopic dermatitis.
Sun Damage Protection
Argan oil is an organic product extracted from the kernels of the argan tree which is grown in South Morocco.
Among its MILLIONS of benefits, Argan oil is most commonly used for skin and hair protection from the harsh Sun, Heat and Wind of the Desert climate.
With its high content of tocopherols, vitamin E, Antioxidants and Omega oils, argan has natural sunscreen properties and works to protect from UV radiation by blocking the melanocyte proliferation of the skin.
Reduction of Stretch Marks
In addition to moisturizing the skin, argan oil helps increase skin’s elasticity due to its high fatty acid content (i.e. oleic and linoleic acid) which may reduce or prevent stretch marks from forming.
Scientific studies have demonstrated that pure argan oil is one of the safest and most effective natural oils for treating stretch marks during pregnancy.
Acne is often the result of oily skin. Since Argan Oil is non-greasy, it helps to balance skin by providing natural moisture.
Some research suggests that Argan oil can help to treat several different types of acne.
Due to a deficiency in linoleic acid, Argan oil has been successfully tested and proven to regulate healthy sebum production and skin regeneration.
Foot, Hand and Nail Treatment
Argan Oil has been used for many centuries by the Berber women of Morocco. it protects their hands from dryness, cracked skin and climate damage.
Argan oil moisturizes dry, irritated and chapped hands while providing intensive softness nails and cuticles. Furthermore, Argan oil makes the skin smooth and velvety and keeps cuticles soft and pliant.
Ideal for natural care for nails,argan oil reinforces them giving them a healthy, bright and well-groomed appearance.
The moisturizing and nourishing properties of argan oil protect the lips from cold and dry heating air in winter.
Argan oil nourishes and smooths the delicate lip skin by providing immediate hydration and maintains the elasticity of the delicate skin of the lips.