Argan is derived from the argan tree endemic of Morocco, present mainly in the Souss and the areas neighbouring it is rich in vitamineE, antioxidant, it is also used for its properties cosmetics.
Composition:the oil contains between of 0.34 and 0.79% of unsaponifiable compound.
argan oil contains 43%oleic acid(omega-9).36% linoleic acid(omega-6)and the remainder form mono-glycérique respective.
it contains in addition to fatty acids,tocopherols (vitamineE), squaléne,stéroles and polyphenols.
there are two types of argan:
Oil for food:its organoleptic properties make it a precious oil for culinary art. His taste of almond and hazelnut (due to a slight roasting which also gives it its darker color) enhances the flavor of dishes, such as couscous, fish and dressings.
Cosmetic properties:Used for centuries by berber women for its cosmetic properties, this oil color is honey rich in essential fatty acids omega-6 and tocopherols (vitamin E), antioxidants that prevent drying of the skin. It can be used in massages light on the face that local application on areas of the body particularly dry.
Argan oil is a great anti-age:
With its high content in fatty acids (omega 6 and 9) and vitamin E, argan oil is full of moisturizing properties, recognized scientifically. Very nourishing, it helps to combat the signs of skin aging by activating cell regeneration and restoring the hydrolipidic film of the skin. Ideal for improving the elasticity and firmness of the skin, argan oil also helps to fight against external aggressions like the wind and the sun. It is used daily, pure or mixed with a cream, and preferably in the evening because of its texture very oily.
Moisturizing for a smooth and soft skin:
The Omega-6 that abound in argan oil are excellent for the skin, in particular the linoleic acid that the body cannot synthesize by itself. They help to moisturize the skin and retain its water content. A vital element for good skin health. His trace elements will improve the flexibility of the skin. Hydrated skin is skin that is soft, smooth and clear, which is to repair and renew more quickly.
Nourissante for a skin is repaired and soothed:
The anti-oxidants and other natural ingredients present in argan oil nourish the skin up to the deepest layers. It will therefore be less prone to infections and will be soothed. perfect when the skin is too dry, begins to shoot.
Argan oil is an excellent care for hair and nails:
Argan oil is also beneficial for the skin and for the hair. Applied to a mask, you leave it lay all night, for hair shining in the early morning. Perfect for damaged hair, argan oil nourishes the hair in depth and makes it that much more sweet. Moreover, argan oil can also be used to nourish and strengthen the nails split, soft or brittle. Regularly, it immerses them in a bath of argan oil to protect them from the assaults of every day.