Argan is derived from the argan tree endemic in Morocco, mostly in Souss and close regions. It is rich in vitamin E, antioxidant and it is used for its cosmetic benefits.
Composition: the oil contains between 0.34 and 0. 79% unsaponifiable compound. Argan oil contains 43% oleic acid (omega-9). 36% linoleic acid (omega 6) and the remaining is mono-glyceric form. Also it contains fatty acids, tocopherols (vitamin E), squalene steroles and polyphenols.
There are 2 types of argan.
Food oil: its organoleptic characteristics makes it a precious oil for the culinary art. Its almond and hazelnut taste ( due to a light roasting that also gives it its darker color) enhances the flavor of the foods, such as couscous, fish and salad dressings.
Cosmetic benefits: used for centuries by berber women for its cosmetic benefits, this honey colored oil is rich in omega-6, essential fatty acids and tocopherols (vitamine E), antioxidants that prevent drying out of the skin. It is used both in light massages on the face and in local application especially on dry areas of the body.
Argan oil is a great anti-aging:
With its high content of fatty acids (omega 6 & 9) and vitamin E, argan oil is rich n moisturizing properties, scientifically recognized, it helps fight the signs of skin aging by activating cellular regeneration and restoring the the hydrolipidic film of the skin. excellent for improving the elasticity and firmness of the skin, argan oil also helps fight against external aggressions such as the wind & the sun. It is used every day, pure or mixed with a cream & preferably in the evening because of its very greasy texture.
Moisturizing for a soft & smooth skin
The omega-6 argan oil is excellent for the skin, especially linoleic acid that the body cannot make by itself. They help moisturize the skin and maintain its water content. Essential element for healthy skin. Its trace elements will improve skin elasticity. A well-hydrated, smooth, soft & clean skin that gets repaired and renewed fatser.
Nourishing for a repaired and soothed skin.
Antioxidants and other natural natural active ingredients in argan oil nourish the skin to the deepest layers. It will be less prone to infections and soothed. Perfect when dry skin starts to get chapped.
Argan oil is an excellent hair & nails treatment.
Argan oil is as beneficial to the skin as it is to the hair. Applied as a mask, it is left all night long in order to get bright hair in the morning. It is perfect for damaged hair, it nourishes hair deeply and makes it much silky. in addition, argan oil can also be used to nourish and fortify split, soft or brittle nails. We immerse them regularly in a bath of argan oil to protect them from aggression.