This golden and smooth oil has been known for its numerous pharmacological properties, and it is traditionally being used in Marocco as a natural remedy for several centuries.
Argan got dubbed as ‘liquid gold’ because of its beneficial nutrients that include fatty acids and vitamin E. It’s amazing properties, especially for hair and skin, made argan oil a popular cosmetic choice for many cosmeticians and celebrities.
Benefits of argan oil
The remarkable benefits of this product include:
- healing acne and lowering sebum levels;
- fighting dermatitis;
- reducing premature aging;
- soothing and healing razor bumps;
- lowering cholesterol level;
- preventing stretch marks;
- repairing split ends;
- and many more.
Liquid gold for your face
There are many ways you can use argan oil for your skin.
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1. Facial moisturizer.
Use a drop or two of argan oil in your hands and place them on your face and neck after cleansing with massaging movements. Let it sink in for a couple of minutes. If you need to remove excess oil, dab your face with a paper towel.
2. Makeup booster.
Add a drop of argan oil to your liquid makeup, like foundation, blush, bronzer, or tinted moisturizer to get a luminous glow.
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3. Lip scrub.
Mix a bit of white or brown sugar, or grounded coffee with a few drops of argan oil and form a paste. Gently exfoliate your lips with the paste.
Argan oil can also be used as:
- overnight hair treatment;
- beard oil;
- leave-in hair conditioner;
- cuticle treatment;
- eyelash conditioner;
- razor burn serum.
If you decided to try ‘liquid gold’, make sure it’s labeled as 100% pure argan oil. Also, it’s better to choose argan oil that is packaged in a dark bottle as it helps to extend its shelf life.
This article is solely for informational purposes. Before using any of the information provided above, consult a certified specialist. Use of the information outlined above can be harmful to health. The editorial board does not guarantee any results and does not bear any responsibility for harm or other consequences that may result from the use of the information provided above.