Argan oil is best known as Moroccan oil. It came from the tree called the argan tree found in Morocco. Argan oil is popular because of its numerous contributions in culinary and cosmetic.
For culinary uses, argan oil is used in salads and dip for bread. Argan oil is used as a cosmetic for hair and treatment for skin diseases.
What are the Benefits of Using Argan Oil?
- Personal toner
Just add few drops of the argan oil to the facial toner and as a result it will hydrate and tone the skin simultaneously.
Another way to create the best toner is to add few drops of argan oil to Rose and Orange Blossom water. Two cosmetics in one that will make a good skin tone.
- Used as a face moisturizer day and night
Not only argan oil is known as a Moroccan oil but it is also known as a dry oil that absorbs quickly and not greasy to the skin.
- Face mask
Buy a mask in a local health and beauty store and add few drops of argan oil on it.
Another option is by making a personal mask by mixing these ingredients in a bowl: 1 tablespoon of honey, 3 tablespoon of Greek strained yogurt, 1 tablespoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice and lastly, 3 drops of argan oil.
Apply the mask on a clean face. After 10 minutes, rinse with luke warm water. For best result, apply the mask at least once a week to rejuvenate and brighten skin.
- Luminous glow in the face
Add two drops of argan oil to the foundation, bronzer or even to the tinted moisturizer to get that special glow in the face.
- Leave-on hair conditioner
After shampooing the hair, apply few drops of argan oil unto the damped hair, ends and scalp. This is to hydrate and moisturize hair. This is best used for damaged hair caused by blow dryer, hair straightening or curling iron.
- Hair styling product
Apply few drops of argan oil to the palms of the hand. Rub it with both hands and run the fingers through the dry hair for shiny look. This would also tame frizzy hair and it last the whole day.
- Overnight treatment for the hair
Apply few drops of argan oil to the scalp, run fingers through the hair and ends of it. Massage hair gently, wrap it with clean cloth and leave it overnight. When waking up in the morning, wash the hair thoroughly.
- To moisturize the lips
To create an exfoliating lip scrub is to add few drops of argan oil and vanilla extract to fine brown sugar. Mix the ingredients and gently massage into lips in a circular motion and rinse off.
- To soften cuticle and heel
Apply few drops of argan oil into the cuticle and massage it gently. This is to soften and moisturize the cuticle for healthy nail growth.
To treat cracked heels, apply few drops of argan oil into the feet and toes. Wear socks and leave it overnight.
These are simple beauty tips that can help increase confidence and at the same time promotes health. Not only that argan oil is use for cosmetics but it treats the hair and skin problem.