Known also as Liquid Gold, argan oil is extracted from Argan fruit’s kernel. The beauty secret of Moroccan women since time unknown, it is a rich, lush, and expensive oil known to bestow you with the gifts of a nourished, young body, skin, and hair. Loaded with a plethora of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and a good dose of vitamin E, this is a must include essential oil in your beauty regimen for that drop-dead gorgeous looking skin and hair.
Here are some of the ways you can use argan oil for a better skin and hair.
1. For Healthy, Glowing Skin
Pour a few drops of this oil onto your palms and apply it as dots all over your face and neck. Gently massage in circular, upward strokes before bedtime for a glowing skin.
2. The Anti-Ageing Solution
The vitamin E and other antioxidants of argan oil enables you to use it as a home remedy for prematurely ageing skin. You are gifted with better moisturized skin that glosses in firmness and radiance. Mix 2 tsp of milk with 1 tsp honey, 2 tsp turmeric powder, and 1 tsp lemon juice. Add 5 drops of this oil to this mixture. Apply it on your face and wash off with warm water after the mixture dries off.
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3. Care For Sensitive Skin
Dab a little argan oil on your skin and massage using your fingertips in circular motion to keep your sensitive skin moisturized and nourished. You can even add a few drops to the water and use this as a leave on conditioner.
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4. For A Lustful, Glowing Lips
Mix 4 drops of the oil with ¼ tsp sugar and 2 drop of vanilla. Use this mixture to eliminate the dead cells from the lips and reveal glowing, smooth lips.
5. Home Remedy For Acne
People suffering from acne can use argan oil to ease the inflammation and ward off the scars formed. Mix 1 tbsp full fat yogurt with 1 tbsp honey and 4 drops of this oil. Apply it on your face and wash off after the mixture dries off with lukewarm water. Repeat this thrice a week for clean and clear skin.
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6. For Healthy, Glowing Nails
Do you love those gorgeous nails that glow without the nail colors? You can also own them now with argan oil. Just massage the oil onto your nails before bedtime. Even better, mix it with a little honey, apply on your nails and wash off after a while. The nails remain stronger with a lustrous sheen.
[ Read: How To Get Strong Nails ]
7. Good For Men’s Skin
Men out there! You can also reap the benefits of an expensive shaving cream by using this liquid gold. Just add a few drops after cleansing your skin and start removing your hair. The hair is removed easily; plus, you will be saved from cuts too. You can even apply a few drops as an aftershave too for a soft, moisturized skin.
8. Home Remedy For Split Ends
The vitamin E does the wonder here too. Apply it regularly on your hair to avert the occurrence of split ends. The shafts are strengthened from within, thereby healing the hair and leave it glowing. Massage the oil, just a few drops, onto your scalp and hair.
9. The Anti-Frizz Formula
Loaded with omega 3 fatty acid and omega 9 fatty acid, in addition to vitamin E, argan oil is the ideal anti-frizz formula. Massage the oil on your scalp an hour before you wash your hair with shampoo. Use it as a leave on conditioner by rubbing a few drops on your palm and smoothing out the wet hair. Cool!
10. The Ultimate Hair Serum
Add that radiance the luster lacking hair by using it as your serum. Just 4 drops – that’s what you need. Alternatively, you can massage the oil onto your hair and scalp before bath. Do it twice a week to witness noticeable changes in a couple of weeks.
11. Natural Cure For Dandruff
Massage the oil onto your scalp with fingertips in circular fashion. Keep doing this until the scalp gets slightly warm. Now, cover your scalp with a warm towel [excess water squeezed off] and leave on for 30 minutes. Do it thrice a week to go dandruff-free.
So, when are you going to try using argan oil to add glow to your face and hair?