Argan oil has been around and in use for many many years. Argan oil is used for a variety of purposes such as culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal.
It is well known for being rich in essential nutrients, and antioxidants and useful as it has anti-inflammatory compounds.
Some early research into argan oil indicates that it may help to assist and prevent some chronic illnesses, including heart disease and diabetes.
What is Moroccan Argan oil used for?
Moroccan Argan Oil which has been referred to as ‘liquid gold, is an organic product extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, which is native to Morocco.
It is used for many things such as in cooking and medicinal purposes as it has been found to be good for hair loss, rosacea, eczema, wrinkles, and skin alignments to name a few things.
Famous in Morocco are the goats that climb the argan tree and eat the kernels which are then later repurposed.
The argan oil in Morocco is extremely pure as agriculture in Morocco is huge. Many things are grown in Morocco such as fruits and vegetables and they are world-renowned for being of the highest quality.
I have first-hand experience of the quality and freshness of the Moroccan produce and its extremely affordable.
Many Moroccans use argan oil both in cooking and for medicinal purposes and it does wonders for the skin and hair.
Is Argan Oil and Moroccan Argan oil the same?
In no other words YES! They are both the same thing and derive from the Argania tree. Morocco has become famous for argan oil as it is widely used in cooking and for health purposes.
Manufacturers have now produced many wonderful products in the beauty and healthcare space and if you look online you will find it widely available to buy.
As with all oils, they are good lubricants and it can be used on hair, which can assist with frizz and very frizzy hair. It also increases the shine can soften and make your hair less prone to breakage and split ends.
Is Argan oil good for hair growth?
If you’ve ever used oil on your hair, you know how wonderful it can feel and look. Argan oil has been known to help the recovery of hair loss and stimulate the hair follicles into regrowth.
It cannot be taken for granted that by just using argan oil your bald head will all of a sudden start growing back its hair as this has to do with genetics however healthy hair that needs nourishment and protection, argan oil is good for this too.
Is Argan oil good for eczema?
From early research, Argan oil has been said to help support and treat skin conditions such as eczema.
Vitamin E is widely found in argan oil which can help and aid to provide water retention or hydration which is well known for being good for the skin.
Argan oil contains several lipids and fatty acids which are good for the skin.
Is Argan oil good for beards?
Yes, Argan oil is good for beards and is extremely popular amongst men who have over the past several years started to use argan oil as their go-to choice for beard oil.
With beards coming back into fashion, men have been looking for a good way t maintain and keep their beards healthy, and argan oil due to its richness in vitamin E, it has become the number 1 choice in beard oils.
As with all things natural, the fewer chemicals we put into our bodies, the healthier we will remain. This is the same with argan oil, the purest it is kept, the more benefits it will have on your bead hair.
Argan oil also helps to soothe after a shave so id definitely gives it a try if you are looking for alternative beard oil.
Is argan oil good for under eyes?
You can definitely use argan oil under your eyes. It is known to have plenty of antioxidants and fatty acids and vitamin e which is a great combination to assist with rejuvenation.
Massaging a little under the eyes (better at night before you sleep) can help to moisturize them and aid in the recovery or removal gradually of dark patches or circles.
Is Argan oil good for stretch marks?
According to a small 2017 study, argan oil can assist and help to make your skin more relaxed and increase the skin’s elasticity.
It was found to help ease the stretch marks and provide hydration and enrichment to the areas of stretched skin and moisturize them accordingly.
Is argan oil safe for babies?
Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa) is found to be safe for babies.
As with anything you put on your skin, there is a possibility that a rash may occur but I’ve never heard of this with argan oil.
It may be advisable to check with your doctor first before using it on a baby just to be on the safe side and to give you peace of mind.
There are no chemicals inside argan oil when it is in its pure form but if you were to buy a bottle that had been repurposed by a beauty brand then again it would be advisable to check first what ingredients have been mixed with the argan oil before applying it to your babies skin.
Can you use argan oil on your lips?
You can definitely use argan oil on your lips, i have used it many times on mine. It’s very good for keeping them motorized and feeling relaxed. You may know that lip balms 99.9% of the time contain petroleum, which is known to not absorb too well into the skin.
Argan oil helps to heal chapped or broken lips, keeping them moisturized and sealed from external factors.
It's extremely easy to use and a few drops daily and gently massaged onto your lips will have them healthy and shiny in no time.
What is the best Argan oil for wrinkles?
In my opinion, the argan oil that is in its purest form is the best argan oil to use on wrinkles.
Organically it holds many great natural vitamins such as vitamin E use it daily by applying a little to the area of concern and over time I’m sure you will find it beneficial to your skin.