Argan Oil is making a buzz in the beauty world with its promising benefits for the skin, hair and body. The Argan tree is a native of Morocco and now has found its way to a lot of cosmetic products in the market. It is now tagged as the “liquid gold” because of its luxurious effects.
Check out these benefits if you want to have a piece of this gold in your vanity.
Argan Oil: Liquid Gold of Beauty
Using Argan oil on the face can give it a glow and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Because is an anti-oxidant, it has great anti-aging properties as it restores the skin’s elasticity. It also has moisturizing properties that can make skin supple and healthy.
How to use: Add a few drops to your face. Using your finger, gently massage the facial area, all the way down the neck. Best used before going to bed.
Just like cocoa butter, Argan oil can also make wonders for pregnant moms. It can be used to help protect the skin from sagging and stretch marks.
How to use: Add a few drops to your hand and rub gently on your stomach and breast. May also be used on the upper hips and bottom area where stretch marks can possibly appear.
For people with brittle nails, Argan oil is a good remedy. It can also soften dry hands and feet.
How to use: Massage a few drops to the cuticle every night for stronger nails and onto your feet and hands to make it supple.
During cold months, this can be a good moisturizer to treat cracked or dry lips. It can keep the lip looking soft and plump.
How to Use: Use as a balm with a few drops of Argan oil. Using a tissue, wipe excess oil.
Argan Oil can also be used as a hair moisturizer. If you are someone who styles your hair often and use blow dryer, hair iron or treatments- this is a nice and natural hair treatment.
How to Use: Add a few drops to your scalp, hair and tips for hydrating and moisturizing effect.
As an overnight hair treatment: Add a good amount of oil to your hair, including tips and scalp. Wrap your hair overnight using a mesh wrap or towellete and wake up to luscious locks in the morning.
If you are looking to tame your stubborn frizz or just wanted to have that added shine to your crown, this can do the trick.
How to use: Put half a drop of Argan oil to your hands, rub them together and hand-comb through your hair to add shine and tame your hair. You can also add a few drops of Argan oil to your favorite styling product.