Argan oil is being used for hundreds of years in the daily custom for skin care, due to its antioxidant properties and content rich in vitamin E; which have essential fatty acids (omega 3, omega 6 and omega 9). As compared to other skin care oils, it contains three times more vitamin E. Argan oil possesses following benefits on skin as a natural remedy:
Fight against wrinkles
Argan oil can be applied naturally on the skin without having to combine any other creams with it. It moisturizes skin and provides elasticity with firmness. It also has the ability to regenerate damaged skin from sunburn and helps in the process of scarring. It is rich in plant sterol; which has got antioxidant properties, effective in reducing wrinkles. It can successfully replace the cream of the day or night and helps skin to stay brightened. Argan oil has a slight texture and it falls very quickly into the skin. Due to essential fatty acids it also fights against dry skin. In addition it prevents skin aging and loss of elasticity of the antioxidant power.
Prevents stretch marks
Argan oil is an ideal choice for massaging and toning the skin. It also softens skin tissues because it moisturizes and protects against drying. Moreover, pregnant women can have face massage with this oil to prevent stretch marks with maintaining suppleness.
Argan oil can be applied on the hair as well; it plays like glamorous with naturalism looks. It becomes even easier for the suitable hair styles. Mix one tablespoon of argan oil with a whipped egg and stir until it becomes a solution of mixture. Apply it on your hairs for 30 minutes, and then wash thoroughly with shampoo, without applying conditioner. The treatment can be done once for every two weeks for regeneration. Argan oil restructures the intake of nutrients that helps to prevent scalp hairs. The oil can be used on dry hairs for at least 30 minutes before washing with water.
Argan oil is also effective for thin, brittle and soft nails. It helps in strengthening them and protects them. Mix some amount of argan oil with lemon juice and brush your nails for a week, before bedtime.
A teaspoon of argan oil taken in the morning, on an empty stomach, reduces bad cholesterol levels and improves good cholesterol levels; it also reduces hypertension, anti-obesity effect, it stimulates cellular oxygenation with anticancer properties.