Argan OIl The Liquid Gold of Africa

Argan oil has been the trendiest product in cosmetic care.  It has roots in the hair care industry, as well as skin & nail care.  It has many positive effects due to it being robust in Vitamin E, Vitamin A,  and Antioxidants.  Argan Oil has been called “Liquid Gold” due to its affirmative results on the body. Argan Oil has been praised for  it’s purifying,  aromatherapy uses and for skin rejuvenation.  Most beauty care products are now featuring Argan Oil due to it’s healing properties.

What is Argan Oil?

Argan Oil originated in Morocco, it is oil derived from the nuts of a Argania Spinosa.  This is a tree grown in the desert.    It only produces fruit after it is 30 to 50 years old. One tree yields approximately 1 liter of oil.  The oil from the Argania Spinosa tree nut is extracted through the process of cold pressing.  Argan Oil is very versatile in the Culinary, Medical and Cosmetic industries.   In the culinary industry it is used as a health food that prevents cancer, cardiovascular disease as well as obesity.  In the Cosmetic industry it is known to nourish the hair, prevent acne and flakey skin.  In the medical industry it has been used directly on the skin to soothe rheumatoid arthritis, heal burns and other uses. Due to it’s rarity  and many benefits it is often very expensive in comparison to other oils know in the beauty care industry.

What are the benefits of Argan Oil

Argan Oil is filled with many beneficial phenols, carotenes, squalene and fatty acids.  The phenols include caffeic acid, oleuropein, vanillic acid, tyrosol, catechol, resorcinol, epicatechin and catechin. These natural ingredients prevent premature aging, leave skin soft, fights off free radicals and rejuvenate skin.  This greatly reduces tell tale signs of aging such as age spots, fine lines and wrinkles.  It is also highly beneficial to hair.  Argan Oil helps to hydrate hair which assist in preventing fly aways.  It penetrates the pores of hair follicles and shaft to enhance the elasticity of hair.  It treats damage hair and helps control unmanageable hair.  The natural anti-oxidants in Argan Oil give strength to weak hair strands and the vitamin E found in Argan oil treats and repairs damage hair.  Omega 3 and Fatty Acid found in Argan Oil even heals split ends .

How to Use Argan Oil

Argan oil has been known to strengthen nails.   Simply massage a drop of Argan Oil around the cuticle and this should prevent hangnails.  Argan oil also prevents brittle, or flaking nails since it is a non-greasy oil it moisturizes without causing nails to feel saturated.  It can also be used for babies to prevent cradle cap.  Simply rub three drops of pure Argan oil on your hands and then gently rub onto the newborns scalp and around the hairline.  It also can be used for adult hair for repair from harsh chemicals, split ends or heat damage. 
Argan oil improves the elasticity in the skin.  Hence, can be a preventative of stretch marks.  This is excellent for expecting mothers or those going through weight loss.  Simply, add  two drops of argan oil on the problem area and rub in daily.  

Argan Oil is essential to maintaining your skin, hair and nails.  It is used as a essential ingredient in most upscaled new products.  It is full of nutrients such as essential fatty acids, vitamin E and many more natural elements to keep skin, hair and nails healthy , beautiful and maintain its youth.  If you like further information regarding Argan oil please check

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