Argan oil is the new buzz word, it’s the new beauty oil that comes from Morocco. From the Argan nut that grows in the Argan tree is extracted very nutritious oil known as Argan oil.
London, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/15/2011 -- Argan oil is rich in vitamin A and has a very high content of vitamin E, which is an extremely potent antioxidant. Being rich in antioxidants and fatty acids this antiaging oil has become very popular for its use in skin care, hair care and also for its health properties.
Some of the benefits for the skin are that it helps reduce wrinkles and nourishes dry skin. Argan oil is perfect for aging or mature skins, it will penetrate deeply and moisturise, protect, replenish and nourish Due to its rich content of protein, it helps to tighten the skin and protect skin’s elasticity. Research shows that the oil is packed with beautifying ingredients like phenols, carotenes and essential fatty acids, and it contains over 70% oleic & linoleum acids. These essential fatty acids are also known as the skin vitamin - Vitamin F, and just like other vitamins the body is unable to produce its own Vitamin F. Argan is not greasy, only a few drops warmed on the fingertips are needed to moisturize and protect the complexion including the delicate skin under the eyes. Argan oil is ideal as a skin protector in cold weather and to soften dry patches anywhere on the body.
Argan oil can help prevent stretch marks caused by pregnancy and weight fluctuations. Organic Argan oil is very hydrating oil and hydrates the skin by restoring its natural barrier and neutralizing free radicals. Argan oil also promotes the speedy regeneration of the skin by restarting vital functions of cells to prevent early aging due to external aggressions (sun, bad weather, pollution, stress, tobacco, etc.).
Argan oil is also known to help improve skin the elasticity and condition. In addition, Argan oil boosts the circulation and stimulates cell activity and renewal. The rejuvenating effect of Argan oil is inestimable: the skin looks denser, smoother and more alive. It can be taken internally as well; it’s full of antioxidants and is rich in the essential fatty acids omega 3 and omega 6. Argan oil also makes for a great massage oil, easily absorbed it nourishes the skin and leaves it hydrated.
Moroccan Argan Oil is also used internally. This nut oil is rich in Omega oils and Oleic acid, beneficial for good health and wellbeing.
Another great use for Argan oil is for the conditioning of the hair. Argan oil can be used as a hair oil and helps in providing a remarkable shine to dull hair. It also improves elasticity, hair strength and reduces hair loss due to breakage.
For centuries, Berber women of this Morocco have produced Argan oil which was used for their consumption and traditional Moroccan medicine.
The Berber women have also used it for their skin and hair for hundreds of years and now in this part of the world the Argan oil is leaping in popularity as the antiaging oil that really works. Athough it can be a bit pricier than some other oils -- it may be a worthwhile splurge for troublesome skin.
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