Beauty Secrets: The Magical Argan Oil - The Youth Elixir

The best-kept beauty secret of Morocco, the magical Argan oil, is natural vegetable oil, very rare and precious, produced from the kernels of the Argan tree (Argania Spinosa).

This precious tree grows exclusively in southern Morocco, especially in the Souss Plain, and is considered a real treasure.

Argan oil has traditionally been known for its cardioprotective properties and for the treatment of skin infections. Epidemiological data have shown that including argan oil in the diet can have significant protective effects against cancer of the colon, prostate, breast, pancreas, and endometrium.

As an antioxidant, it protects the body from the harmful effects of free radicals. The fatty acids in argan oil can help boost your levels of "good" cholesterol and lower "bad" cholesterol. It is also antimicrobial, antirheumatic.

The Magical Argan Oil - An Elixir Of Youth

Used for centuries by Berber women as an elixir of youth, it is also called the "desert gold" because it takes about 100 kg of nuts to get a liter of oil.

Scientific research has often confirmed the beneficial skincare effects of argan oil. Due to its moisturizing, nourishing, protective, regenerating, and healing properties, it helps to restore the skin's hydrolipidic layer, being effective against aging.

When used constantly, it reactivates the vital functions of cells, enhances the production of collagen (a protein that supports all tissues, including the skin), improves facial muscle tonus, and prevents the formation of wrinkles.
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Very fluid and golden yellow in color, unlike other oils, it does not leave the skin oily, because it is absorbed into the deepest layers of the skin, which makes it even more appreciated.

Argan oil contains three times more essential fatty acids, rich in Omega-3, Omega-6, squalene (a precursor of the anti-aging hormone DHEA), vitamin A and tocopherols (vitamin E) than the olive oil which makes it an important raw material for the cosmetic industry as it has powerful antioxidant, nourishing, moisturizing and anti-aging properties.

But the beneficial effects are not only for the skin only but also on the lips, hair, and nails.

Argan Oil - A Liquid Treasure

If we want to effectively prevent wrinkles and delay the process of cellular aging, we can apply a drop of oil on the face in the morning and one in the evening, massaging gently.

The argan oil can also be used in cases of mild acne, as it regulates sebum production and prevents scarring. It is also useful for men: a few drops of argan oil before and after shaving leaves the skin hydrated and prevents irritation.

For the lips, apply, once a week, an exfoliant that also has a regenerating role, obtained from a teaspoon of argan oil and a teaspoon of sugar. The effect is spectacular!

Argan Oil - Good For Hair and Nails Too

It is a real conditioner for fragile, dry, and dull hair, and also can be used against split ends. All you have to do is heat a few drops of oil in your palms and apply it lightly, gently, to your hair. We will leave it for an hour and then we will continue the usual washing.

It can be used as a body scrub, prepared from a mixture of three tablespoons of argan oil and three tablespoons of sea salt. Apply the mixture on damp skin, insisting more on the elbows, knees, and legs, then continue your bath or shower. Used for massage, it helps to relax the muscles and has a relaxing effect, and after the shower, it helps to soften and rehydrate the skin.

Due to its high vitamin and its essential fatty acids, Argan oil helps strengthen and moisturize the nails and cuticles. Argan oil is also rich in vitamin E which helps protect your skin and cuticles from damage. For strengthening the nails, we can apply it every night by massaging with a circular motion. For a weekly treatment, we put our fingertips in a mixture of argan oil and lemon juice in equal amounts for 10 minutes, then massage, thus ensuring their strength and shine.

Argan Oil - Helpful In Psoriasis

And that's not all ... Argan oil can be applied to the skin, even in the case of psoriasis (it alleviates itching and reduces skin exfoliation), to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy, and to maintain the elasticity of fragile breast skin. It also protects the skin from the sun's rays, wind, pollution, and is also suitable for children's delicate skin.

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