Native to the Argan Forest in Morocco, the Argan Fruit is an extremely nutritious fruit that resembles a nut and grows on the slow-growing Argan tree. This fruit has been known to have many health and beauty benefits for centuries. Natives have pressed the fruit to get the essential argan oil to use as a dietary supplement, for healing wounds and rashes, and to use on skin and hair.
Argan oil is loaded with Vitamins A and E, antioxidants, omega-6 fatty acids, and even linoleic acid. All of this means that it’s great for the skin and hair! This essential oil is moisturizing, it fights inflammation, and it boosts cell production.
This coveted oil has made its way throughout the world and is a key ingredient in many expensive hair, skin and beauty products.
Why argan oil is our favourite?
✓ Contains Vitamin A
✓ Contains Vitamin E
✓ Contains antioxidants
✓ Promotes cell turn-over
Some of the benefits of Argan Oil include:
It serves as a moisturizer
Non-comedogenic and easily absorbed, the oil of the Argan fruit is an amazing moisturizer for your skin. It can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and increase cell turnover while you sleep. You can apply a drop to your face in circular motion after thoroughly cleansing it.
For Use As An Exfoliator
Argan oil can be combined with brown sugar for an excellent homemade and natural exfoliator. Simply combine the two ingredients and after cleansing your face, rub the mixture on your face in circular motions for 2-4 minutes, paying special attention to areas that are prone to acne or excessive sweating.
To Combat Acne
As an oil, argan has been proven to reduce sebum, the oily substance produced by your skin. Sebum is important, because it waterproofs and lubricates then skin. However, the overproduction of sebum can lead to clogged pores, black head and acne.
Soothe Razor Bumps and Burns
The oil can soothe bumps and burns after shaving your face or bikini line and legs. Simply warm a couple of drops and apply it to the area that has been affected.
This powerful oil helps to improve the elasticity of the skin, which is the only prevention against stretch marks. You can rub the oil into your skin or use it with brown sugar as an exfoliator for your existing stretchmarks.
Argan oil for hair
Argan hair oil is an extremely popular, and often expensive, hair product. It’s extremely popular because it is a great non-greasy conditioner that removes frizz and fly-aways. It mades a great combination with the sleep styler, as you can have stylish and healthy hair. You can make an Argan oil shampoo or conditioner by simply adding a few drops of the essential oil to your current hair products and use it on a regular basis.
The moisturizing oil is perfect for treating the cuticles and moisturizing the nails on your hands and toes. Simply add a couple of drops to your nails and massage them in.
Argan oil is an extremely valuable and useful oil that is a complete beauty essential. Keep a bottle in your home to improve your skin and hair and make it a part of your every day beauty routine.