Uses for Argan Oil

Argan Oil, often referred to as “liquid gold”, is an excellent moisturizer for hair, skin and nails. Argan oil come from the nut of the Argan tree which only grows in Morrocco. In Morocco, argan oil is used to dip bread in at breakfast or to drizzle on couscous or pasta. 

Keep reading for some of Argan oil’s amazing and surprising benefits. 

Acne: great news for anyone that is suffering from acne – argan oil has been proven to reduce sebum levels in individuals with oily skin! Just use as your daily moisturizer. 

Dandruff Treatment: if you suffer from dandruff or a dry scalp, apply to scalp twice per week until dandruff is gone. Continue with weekly treatments, or as needed.

Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment: if you have dry, brittle or damaged hair, try an overnight deep conditioning treatment with argan oil once a week. Warm 4-10 drops in your hands before massaging into your scalp. Continue applying all the way to the ends. Put your hair into a bun or braid and leave on for and hour to overnight. If using overnight wear a shower cap to protect your pillow. We your are done letting the oil soak, wash your hair as normal, rinsing until all residue is gone. This may take several shampoos before all the oil comes out. 

Facial Serum: helps prevent and reduce the apprearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Apply daily all over face and neck. 

Hand & Cuticle Repair: massage into hands and cuticles to moisturize and soften for healthy looking hands. 

Leave-In Conditioner & Styler: this non-greasy oil is a perfect leave-in conditioner that makes your hair easier to style while repairing split ends. Argan oil also helps tame frizz, fly-aways, protect against heated styling tools, promotes body, and shine! Depending on the thickness, texture, condition, and length of your hair, you may need to use 1 to 3 drops. Experiment with the amount until you find the right one. 

Massage Oil: apply to skin and massage gently all over body. For an aromatherapy experience, try Acure Organics Aromatherapy Argan Oil infused with essential oils. Available in uplifting Citrus Ginger, soothing Rose and indulgent Coconut!

Razor Bumps & Razor Burn: argan oil is an effective treatment to soothe and heal for women for their legs and bikini line, as well as men after shaving. Lightly massage into the affected area. 

Soothes Dry Elbows & Heels: apply to dry areas morning and night for soft, smooth skin. 

Recommended Brands: brands that only say “Argania spinosa (Argan oil)” under ingredients. Examples: 100% Pure, Aura Cacia, Acure Organics, John Masters Organics, etc. 

Brands to Avoid: brands that do not say just “Argania spinosa (Argan oil)” under ingredients. Examples: Josie Maran, Morrocan Oil Brand, Organix/OGX, etc. Uses for Argan