Argan oil: Find Out Why Celebrities Love This Liquid Gold
Argan oil is one of the best natural oils to rejuvenate skin tissues and prevent and postpone the appearance of aging signs. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamins (vitamin E, vitamin F, linoleic and linolenic acid, Omega 3 and Omega 6) that promote skin cells regeneration, soften skin tissue, attenuate wrinkles, minimize dark circles and reduce skin irritability.
New moms and moms-to-be can use argan oil before and after pregnancy to prevent or reduce stretch marks. In addition it is believed to help reduce cellulite, wrinkles, and crow’s feet and fine lines under the eyes.
Argan Oil Beauty Recipes
Hydrating Toner – Add a few drops of argan oil to your favorite facial toner to hydrate and tone simultaneously. You can make your own toner by adding a few drops of argan oil to Rose or Orange Blossom water.
Rejuvenating & Brightening Face Mask – Add a few drops of argan oil to your store-bought mask. Alternatively, make your own mask by mixing 10 drops of lemon oil, 3 teaspoons of Greek-style yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey and 5 drops of argan oil in a bowl.Apply on a clean, dry face and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Exfoliating Lip Scrub and Moisturizer – To smooth and moisturize your lips, add a few drops of argan oil and vanilla extract to fine brown sugar. Lightly massage into lips using circular motion and rinse off.
Body and Bath Oil – Add a few drops of argan oil directly onto your skin, into the bath or body lotion. It’s safe to use on a baby and to help minimize stretch marks on a pregnant belly too.
Face Glow – Add a drop or two of argan oil to your foundation, bronzer or tinted moisturizer for a dewy, luminous glow.
Facial Moisturizer – Use equal parts argan oil and almond oil, with 1 to 2 drops of rose oil.
Nighttime Moisturizer – You can use argan oil as a nighttime treatment. Lightly massage the oil into the face, 2-3 times a week in the evening before bedtime. Note: With argan oil you only need to use a small amount.
Acne Treatment – Cleanse your face and apply to pimples with a cotton swab before bed.
Breast Booster – Argan is also rich in proteins, which help tighten the skin.Applying pure argan oil to the breasts will make them firmer and more toned. Know more about Breast Firming Essential Oils.
Lighten pigment cells – Argan oil is abundant with super-high levels of Vitamin E, antioxidants and essential fatty acids, it’s excellent for repairing cell membranes and breakdown dark pigments plus avoid modern pigment formation.
Exfoliating Body Scrub – Mix 2 tablespoons of sea salt (or white/brown sugar if you have sensitive skin) with 4-5 drops of argan oil.
Cuticle Oil and Nail Brightener – Mix equal parts lemon oil and pure argan oil into a bowl. Dip fingers into the mixture up to the cuticles for about 10 minutes.