If you’re familiar with the shampoo and conditioner aisles in stores and salons, you’ve probably seen certain hair products that contain argan oil. You may have even wondered what exactly is argan oil and what does the oil do? Argan oi is a plant oil product produced from the kernels of the argan tree that originated in Morocco. In addition to cosmetic purposes, argan oil is used as a dip for bread or to drizzle on pasta and other noodles.
For centuries, dating back at least as far as 600 BC, the Phoenicians relied upon argan oil for healing and enhancing beauty. Argan oil definitely nourishes the skin and hair.
Argan oil works wonders on hair and skin because the oil is rich in Vitamin A, C and E, as well as being loaded with antioxidants, linoleic acid and Omega-6 fatty acids. When applied topically, the oil helps boost cell production which results in healthier skin and hair.
Ways Argan Oil Benefits Hair:
- Eliminates dandruff and dry scalp.
- Makes hair flow sleek and sexy by taming frizz and flyaways.
- Nourishes dry, flaky, brittle hair for a smooth appearance.
- Provides your hair with a shiny, glistening look.
- Help you manage and style your hair.
Argan Oil: the optimum oil for smooth, silky hair!
Argan Oil Fun Fact: The fruit of the argan tree is small, round, oval or conical. The nut contains one to three oil rich argan kernels. To extract the kernels, workers dry argan fruit in the open air and then remove a fleshy pulp. Extraction yields from 30% to 50% of the oil from the kernels, depending on the extraction method.
How to Determine Pure Argan Oil:
- The ingredients list should say 100% argan oil.
- Pure argan oil has a mild, nut type aroma.
- The texture of the oil should be thick and not watery.
- Make sure the oil is cosmetic grade oil and not roasted.
Truth be told, use argan oil shampoo and condition for sleek, sexy hair that is pure gold!
For incredibly sexy, shiny, exquisite hair use argan oil products as the great moisturizer. In addition to wash and rinse argan oil hair products, argan oil can be used as a leave in conditioner, taming frizz and working to repair and eliminate split ends.
Argan oil for hot, happening hair, because in the end, you and your hair are worth it!
Any hair or skin product containing argan oil is a definite health and beauty bargain!
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