Argan oil is a special kind of oil that is extracted from the nuts of the Argan tree. This tree is found only in southwest Morocco in an area that covers only about 700,000-800,000 hectares. Argan trees were first seen and reported in 1510 by Leo Africanus, the explorer. Argan oil is one of the hottest ingredients and standalone products in the beauty industry.
There is a lot of buzz on the Internet and in the professional hair care arena about argan oil. Moroccan argan oil is one of the rarest oils on the planet. The oil is extracted from the fruit kernel of the Argan tree, which grows almost exclusively in the southwestern region of Morocco. Derived from the nuts of the fruit of the Argania Spinosa tree in Morocco, raw argan oil (also known as argon, argania or argane oil) comes in two forms: cosmetic grade and food grade for culinary purposes.
Its simple beauty secrets have been known for many years in Morocco where women use it daily for hair and skin care. It can reduce the frizzies and add shine to hair, in addition to adding a more natural hydration to hair and skin. It helps regenerate the skin and to restart the cells‘ vital functions.
When it comes to restoring damaged hair, argan oil is in a class by itself. Whether applied to thin, damaged, permed or colored hair, it can transform hair into beautiful, silky smooth tresses. Argan oil does not weigh the hair down or leave an oily residue. For best results, apply a few drops into your palm and rub hands together.
In its cosmetic avatar, it’s is the best oil for your skin. It is high on antioxidant, anti-aging, and moisturizing aspects of skin. It reduces wrinkles, increases elasticity, revitalizes cell functions that have been affected by stress, smoking, sun, pollution, etc., so skin regeneration is possible.
The use of Argan oil is highly recommended after shampooing and conditioning apply it in towel dried hair before styling, as it is more of a treatment. However other styling products can still be used. It will instantly nourish any dry areas, seal split ends and make it easier to comb. Many natural skin products are also organic in nature, and you can combine them for the best effects, such as adding Argan oil to Shea butter. By using natural products like this you can keep your skin looking young.
Oil from Morocco can be used day and night to help your skin to regenerate itself. It also will moisturize your skin and help to prevent early aging signs, which may be brought on by stress, bad weather and the sun. This oil is well-suited for most any skin type, and it helps to rid skin of dry and stretched-looking areas and wrinkles.
With regular use, argan oil is widely reported to heal existing acne blemishes and prevent the occurrence of new breakouts. Red marks left by blemishes are also reduced. If you suffer from dry skin or dry patches, argan oil’s naturally high concentration in vitamin E and essential fatty acids goes to work to alleviate your problem from the very first application.