March 25, 2017
allremediescom (10 articles)

Top 5 Benefits Of Argan Oil For Skin And Hair

Argan oil, also called liquid gold, found in a small area of Morocco, is produced from the argan tree’s nuts. In the past, this ingredient was majorly used by the Morocco’s Berber women, but now it is commonly used all over the world.
Argan oil is most commonly used for its beauty advantages for skin and hair. Many beauty products contain this oil as one of their major ingredients.
Medicinally, frequent consumption of this oil can aid a lot in preventing many types of cancers, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. It could be enjoyed as a side dip to make delicious, healthy dressings for salads as well.

Benefits Of Argan Oil – The Best Advantages For Skin And Hair


Its beauty benefits come from the vitamin E and vitamin A that this oil contains in abundance. It is also loaded with linoleic acid, antioxidants, and many types of minerals that boost healthy skin and hair.
Instead of purchasing luxury products for skin and hair care, get a bottle of this essential oil and use it as a routine for your beauty care. It is a bit costly, but your beauty is actually worth your investment, right? Here are some simple tips and tricks people can make use of with the help of argan oil and something to remember when making use of this essential oil:
• Always make a patch test by putting some argan on the inside of your arm for ruling out the possibility of triggering an allergy to it.
• If you have nut allergies, do not use argan oil.
• Ensure that you will store argan oil in a dark bottle for protecting it from any light.
• Always choose fresh, good quality argan oil to use. A fresh, light, and nutty odor can indicate its good quality.
• There are 2 grades of argan oil – cosmetic and culinary. Opt for the cosmetic type for hair and skin care.
Here are some of the best benefits of argan oil that explain why people should not look down but try making use of this natural ingredient as soon as possible for good.

1. Fights Acne And Its Scars
If you are suffering from acnes, then argan oil can really help you stop that concern. Its antioxidant properties can help a lot in healing damaged skin cells, while the abundant linoleic acid amount of this oil can reduce the inflammation due to acne.
Besides, the non-greasy texture of the oil can help to keep your skin moisturized in a balanced manner as well as fading every scar. There are also two simple methods people can try at home with the use of argan oil to beat off acnes & acne scars:
• First, you just need to try mixing equal amounts of tea tree oil and argan oil. Use it to apply onto your infected area directly. Allow it to stay within about ten minutes before using lukewarm water to wash it off.
• Alternatively, use some argan oil to lightly dab onto your infected skin area. Wait for about half an hour; and then use a tissue to wipe off the oil. Apply this method two times per day to achieve the best results as desired or until the acnes and their scars are completely gone.

2. Lighten Ugly Stretch Marks
You can even try lightening stretch marks by applying this liquid gold onto your skin on a regular basis. The vitamin E content of argan oil can help to protect the collagen fibers inside our skin from damage caused by harmful free radicals. This can help a lot in improving skin elasticity, keeping your skin well-moisturized, and tightening skin. There are some simple steps you may need to follow if you want to make use of argan oil to lighten ugly stretch marks at home:
• Prepare some drops of warm argan oil to gently rub on to your stretch mark areas directly.
• Massage within about five to ten minutes, wait for half an hour and then use lukewarm water to wash your skin off.
• Apply this method every day for 2 – 3 months until your stretch marks are faded.
You can even use argan oil to rub directly on your bottom, stomach, breasts, and thighs during pregnancy to help in preventing unsightly stretch mark signs.

3. Promotes Hair Growth
This is the first thing we need to talk about this wonderful natural essential oi.
Argan oil can aid in stopping hair fall and promoting new hair growth effectively. This oil gold has healthy fats and vitamin E that are extremely needed for offering nourishment to your hair follicles. It can even help a lot in livening up dull hair, removing dandruff, and keeping your scalp clean. Here are some simple steps people will need to follow at home with the help of argan oil to improve hair condition and boost hair growth:
• Dampen your hair use some drops of argan oil (warm) to apply directly onto your hair before going to bed.
• Use the circular motions to massage your scalp within about ten minutes.
• Allow it to stay overnight; and the next morning, shampoo your hair as usual.
• Apply this method two or three per week.

4. Reduce Premature Aging Signs
Argan oil contains healthy fatty acids that can help in fighting against free radicals and improving skin elasticity, which in turn can help to prevent signs and symptoms of premature aging, such as saggy skin, fine lines, age spots, and wrinkles.
The antioxidants contained in this oil can also aid in reversing aging signs and keeping our skin looking young for longer time. It can even help to protect our skin from oxidative damage from environmental pollutants and harmful UV rays of the sunlight (ultraviolet). There are 2 simple ways you can try using argan oil for skin care to reduce signs of premature aging at home:
• First, you just need to add argan oil into your daily diet.
• For getting the anti-aging advantages of argan oil, you just need to use 3 – 5 drops of argan oil to massage directly into your neck and facial skin for five minutes every day before bedtime.

5. Ease Oily Skin Discomforts
Those having oily skin usually have blind pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and other skin irritations, majorly because of the accumulation of excessive oil on their outer skin layer.
Argan oil’s chemical composition is similar to that of the skin’s natural sebum. Therefore, it can trick your skin into believing that it already has sufficient amount of oil and can help in slowing down the sebum production. You can opt for argan oil and use it to manage the production of excessive oil from your body’s sebaceous glands.
A research published in the Cosmetic Dermatology Journal in 2007 indicated that a sebum control cream that contains polyphenol-rich extract from argan oil, sesame seeds, and saw palmetto can help in reducing greasiness and improving our oily facial skin appearance.
After rinsing your facial skin and pat drying it, use 3 – 5 drops of argan oil to rub onto your skin. Apply this method 2 times per day to shrink large pores and reduce the oily look of your skin.

Posted by Huyen My, a health and beauty expert at and

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