Argan oil is an oil extracted from the Moroccan Argan trees known as argania spinosa. It can be used on your hair or your body as a wonderful moisturizer. It is high in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and vitamin E that helps to soften and hydrate your hair and skin. It’s also known to improve the hair’s shine and to minimize frizz.
Argan oil contains the following nutritional elements: Oleic acid, Linoleic acid, Palmitic acid, Stearic acid, Vitamin E, and Squalene. These elements help turn argan oil into the liquid gold it’s known to be. They help feed our skin Omega essential fatty acids. Since argan is deeply moisturizing, it’s great for both curly and straight hair. It’s in many hair products, but pure argan oil is of course the most natural and easily absorbed.
What can argan oil do for your hair?
Argan oil is known to make your hair shinier because of the essential fatty acids. The Vitamin E and antioxidants in argan oil helps to protect it from UV rays and free radicals. It’s a great oil to use before using heat tools since it can help protect your hair from heat damage and breakage. In addition to helping protect your hair from breakage, argan oil can help smooth split ends and frizz. Last, argan oil is a wonderful detangler because it helps to make the hair smoother and softer, less prone to tangle.
Since argan oil protects the hair from environmental aggressors and has anti-aging properties, it can help retain hair color and dye. Don’t forget that your nails and cuticles need moisturizing too. They can help strengthen your nails, soften your cuticles, and encourage healthy nail growth.
What type of argan oil should I choose?
Choose a cold pressed oil that helps preserve the benefits of argan oil. Choose an oil that’s contained in a dark glass bottle that can help protect argan oil from harsh UV lights. Argan oil is gold in color, which gives it the nickname “liquid gold.” Argan oil should be pure, with no fillers or additives.