What is argan oil?
Argan oil is extracted from the pits of the fruit of the Argania spinosa tree, a tree endemic to the arid and semi-arid regions of Morocco and Algeria.
The argan tree can grow up to eight or ten meters and can live up to two hundred years. In a year a tree produces approximately 10kgs of fruit.
The pulp of the fruit is used as fodder for goats while its bones are squeezed for the production of oil.
País de origen
Oleic acid, linoleic acid
Argan oil has a moisturizing power, it helps soften the skin leaving it with a hydrated and perfect appearance, it helps us reduce those undesirable wrinkles since it is an oil that nourishes the skin since it contains antioxidant power such as vitamin E.
We can use it after baths to protect it, it is advisable to use it at night, which is when the skin regenerates.
Depending on the purpose we can combine it with various essential oils, such as.
We want to hydrate but at the same time calm our mood, we will use the amount of vegetable oil depending on the size of the person, add to the maximum oil 6 drops of bergamot essential oil to calm, to activate that heavy circulation we can use the cypress, to sleep better the lavender, to give examples.
TO REJUVENATE THE SKIN
Argan oil is one of the oils that contains a high percentage of fatty acids that are so important for our skin, such as omega-3 and vitamin E, it is a powerful antioxidant and helps us slow down and recover that aging skin.
This synergy of vegetable and essential oils is ideal to apply at night or in areas that are not going to be exposed to the sun, put a little of this preparation in the bowl of your hands, rub between them to heat the vegetable oil, then Apply to the area to be treated with gentle massages until completely absorbed.
In pregnant women apply only vegetable oils.
Do not expose yourself to direct sunlight as citrus fruits are photosensitive.
Argan oil on the face
Dry skin usually presents a lack of hydration, more marked wrinkles, redness, Argan oil, due to its fatty acids, is very good for treating this type of skin, helping to improve its appearance, providing flexibility and hydration.
Put a little of this preparation in the bowl of your hands, rub between them to heat the vegetable oil, then apply to the face until completely absorbed.
Argan oil is ideal for those chapped lips that are brittle from the weather, it helps our skin to be more hydrated with a healthier appearance.
A synergy that can go very well as a lip balm, in a 20ml container add 50% argan + 25% almonds + 25% rosehip. Mix well. apply small
amounts on the lip, let absorb.
Do tests on small areas of the skin. It can be applied pure occasionally after making sure that there are no reactions, it is recommended to dilute it to 10%. It is prohibited during the first trimester of pregnancy and during lactation.
Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
Always use essential oils in a vegetable oil