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Reap The Advantages Of Natural Argan Oil

Updated on June 12, 2015

What Makes Argan Oil Good for Skin?

Rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids, Argan oil is produced from the kernel of argan tree. Argan Tree is originally grown in Morocco. Argan Oil is harvested and cold pressed from the nuts of argan tree and contains astonishing healing, conditioning, and anti aging properties. Its properties make it beneficial for the hair and skin. Also known as liquid gold it deeply hydrates and nourishes skin. It easily absorbs into skin and gives you a fresh and glowing skin. Above all, it is beneficial for all types of skin. Here are some uses of argan oil.

1. Body Oil

Argan oil is very rich in vitamin E and fatty acid content which amazingly offer low-level UV protection so it is used as a skin moisturizer to hydrate and soften skin. It locks in the moisture and makes your skin silky. It can be used as body oil to remove dark and rough patches on elbows, ankles and knees. Rubbing a few drops of oil all over body and face would give your skin a natural boost.

Note: Allow a few minutes after applying the argan oil to penetrate before you get dressed or get into bed.


2. It Prevents Fine Lines/Wrinkles

The anti-aging properties of argan oil help reducing wrinkles or laughing lines developed around mouth.The fatty acids and antioxidants content of oil work deep under the skin and repair the skin at cellular level thus reduce the visibility of wrinkles and help new ones from forming. Massage a few drops of argan oil into your face and neck to get its anti-aging effects.


3. Argan Oil For Hands, Feet and Nails

Argan oil can also be used to smooth rough cuticles, dry hands and cracked feet. It moisturizes and makes the skin soft. Massage a few drops of argan oil into your nails, hands and feet each night and watch them shine every day.

How To Use Argan Oil On Hands And Nails By Sheer Argan
How To Use Argan Oil On Hands And Nails By Sheer Argan | Source

4. Argan Oil Stops Acne

Argan oil helps in increasing face beauty as it controls acne, heals blemishes and reduce scarring. Acne is the result of oily skin. Use of oils and moisturizers on acne sometimes worsen the situation. But argon oil is non greasy oil and balances the skin by providing natural moisture. Apply a few drops of argon oil after cleansing and patting dry on acne affected skin.

Before/After Picture

My six month progress with hormonal acne.
My six month progress with hormonal acne. | Source

5. Tu Cure Chapped or Dry Lips

Argan oil moisturizes and adds an alluring touch of shine to your lips. During cold and dry weather conditions lips become dry and cracked, a few drops of argon oil help to make them smooth and shine.


6. Argan Oil Calms Inflammation & Irritation

Argan oil is very beneficial for healing inflammation and irritation. The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents in oil helps in healing cracked or burned skin. Applying a few drops of argan oil on damaged skin reduce inflammation, pain and speed up healing process. Argan oil deeply penetrates into the skin and even turn down the effects of sunburn.

7. Argan Oil as Conditioner

Argan oil acts as a very good hair conditioner as it makes your hair soft, silky and shining. It helps in repairing split ends and tame frizzy hair. Rub a few drops between your hands and pat them over hair to tame frizzy hair. Oil serum works as a styling agent and makes your hair more manageable.


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8. To Remove Stretch Marks

To be fair, if the marks were still dark, it meant that they weren't completely healed and anything probably would have helped that moisturized. However, Argan oil helps pregnant women to reduce their worry about stretch marks. Rich in vitamin E argan oil increases the elasticity of skin and protect against stretch marks. Applying a few drops of argon oil during pregnancy will reduce chances of developing stretch marks.

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      RJ Palano 2 years ago from Atlanta Georgia

      Right now im washing my hair 2 times a week with happy shampoo argan oil and it's a shampoo without sulfate, parabens and mineral oils. I always use deep conditioner, aussie. I always let my hair dry naturally and I never use heat tools.