Argan - Arganda spinosa is a spiny tree from which a very valuable essential oil with important cosmetic properties is extracted. In Morocco it is known as the "tree of life" because everything in it has a valuable use: the wood serves as fuel; the leaves and fruits are fodder for livestock, and the oil extracted from its almonds has nutritional and medicinal uses.
Argan oil is known for its skin benefits. Due to the high content of fatty acids and tocopherols - vitamin E , argan oil deeply moisturizes the skin.
- Nourishes and protects the skin
Unsaturated fatty acids , which are of key importance for the barrier function of the epidermis, give it hydrating, nourishing and protective properties.
- It rejuvenates the skin
Argan oil is rich in vitamin E - 70 mg / 100 g, which also acts as a powerful antioxidant, neutralizing the skin aging process.
The oil restores the skin barrier, activates the vital functions of the cells and reduces wrinkles .
It also has healing and anti-rheumatic properties.
- Strengthens hair and nails
Argan oil is a suitable care for dry and wrinkled skin, helps to nourish and revitalize fragile hair and is valuable for strengthening brittle nails.
The oil is recommended for chapped skin, acne, irritations, eczema and burns.
How to use argan oil?
- Facial care
It can be used daily, the oil leaves the face with a light satin shine.
A few drops of oil are applied with gentle massaging movements, preferably in the evening before going to bed.
For very dry skin , it can be applied both in the morning and in the evening.
- Lip care
The oil should be applied carefully to effectively hydrate the lips .
- Body care
Body care with argan oil can be done once a week - a few drops can be added to the bath or applied with massage movements on clean and dried skin.
- Care against dry and exhausted hair
As a hair care product, argan oil can be used every day.
One drop of oil is needed, which is applied and distributed evenly along the length of the hair or mixed with the shampoo .
For more intensive care, it can be applied 30 minutes before washing with shampoo .
- Nail care
The oil strengthens the nails and gives them shine.