Pure Argan Oil (origin : Morocco) is rich in vitamin E and various essential fatty acids. It is great for a daily moisturizer, skin treatment, treating spilt ends, and softening cuticles among other things. It's gentle enough to use on all skin types and can help with skin conditions including acne. Argan Oil easily absorbs into your skin to give a youthful glow. Argan oil has amazing healing, conditioning, and antiaging properties to keep the skin and hair nourished and revitalized. A staple ingredient in most anti-aging products.
|Botanical Family||Argania spinosa|
|Therapeutic Properties||Very hydrating, quickly absorbs, emollient, protective properties, reduces wrinkles, dissolves excess sebum, prevent|reduces stretch marks|
|Approx. Shelf Life||Up to 6 month. Store in a cool, dark, and dry area|
|Plant Parts||Argan kernel from Moroccan Argan tree|
|Scent | Aroma||Light, fatty, nutty|
|Uses||Skincare, hair care, cosmetics, nail care|
|Good For||Acne, scars, strengthening nails and hair|
|Contains||Vitamin E, caratenes, phenols, squalene, tocopherols|
|Fatty Acids||Oleic, pamitic, linoleic, linolenic, stearic|
|Viscosity||Light - medium|
Argan Oil, also known as Moroccan Oil, is made from the kernels of the argan tree. Traditionally, it is pressed from the pits, the oil is popular because of the culinary and cosmetic uses.
Benefits of Argan Oil
Argan Oils is a very popular oil for skin and hair in the cosmetic industry. Argan oil has antioxidizing effects, which make it a fantastic ingredient in various cosmetic products, specifically, hair, skin and nails.
A more detailed look at the uses:
Facial- The oil can be applied directly to the face to nourish and moisturize.
Wrinkles- Apply to wrinkles to help reduce the appearance of fine lines.
Inflammation- Applied to inflamed areas of the skin, it can help reduce and heal redness and scaring.
Nails- Mix with lemon juice and apply to nails to make them easily workable and create smooth cuticles.
Hair Care- When used in hair care, the oil kills bacteria and creates a beautiful and healthy shine.
Scars- When applied to the skin, the oil can lighten scars and pigmentation.
Sunburn- Apply to sunburn to reduce pain associated with sunburn.
Massage- Use as a massage oil for the entire body.
Application of Argan oil:
-Massage into skin for moisturizing, sunburn, scars, wrinkles, age spots and healing inflamed areas of the skin.
-Rub directly into hair for shine and to kill bacteria.
-Mix with pet shampoo to treat ticks, fleas and parasites.
-Rub onto nails to soften and smooth cuticles.
-Rub 2-3 drops in face during facials.
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