14 Hair and Skin Uses of Argan Oil You Should Know

Argan oil is cold-pressed from the nut of the Argan tree in the Argan Forest located in Morocco. The fruit is so nutritious that goats often climb the tree to eat them.

In 1998, the Argan Forest was declared a Biosphere Reserve By UNESCO.

Argan oil is rich in Vitamin E and A. It is also rich in linoleic acid, Omega-6 fatty acids, anti-oxidants, and other skin and hair benefiting ingredients.

Uses of Argan Oil

  • Argan oil will solve your dry heels and feet. Just rub some drops of Argan oil on the affected area and cover with cotton socks. Leave till the following morning
  • Argan oil will treat your cuticles and nails
  • Applying few drops of Argan oil your lips will moisturize and treat chap lips
  • Massage Argan oil into your hair and scalp for a deep conditioning treatment
  • Argan oil will tame fly-away and frizzy hair, promoting healthy growth and adding shine to your hair
  • Argan Oil can serve as a great body moisturizer, helping your skin retain the needed moisture
  • Adding warm Argan Oil on burns and bumps will treat the condition
  • Argan oil will improve the elasticity of your skin, fading off stretch marks
  • Argan Oil will reduce the sebum production of your body, combating Acne condition
  • Mixing 1 Tablespoon of Brown Sugar with 5 drops of Argan Oil will form an effective, economical exfoliating products, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Argan Oil will help tone your skin
  • Argan Oil will protect your skin and hair against environmental damage like UV rays, pollution, and wind
  • Argan Oil will fade off scarring and improve your skin texture (will make your skin supple)
  • Argan Oil will protect your hair from harmful hair chemicals and heat styling. Before adding any chemicals or heat treatment to your hair, rub some drops of Argan Oil into your hair and comb to distribute the oil evenly.

Side Effects of Argan Oil

  • Like other carrier oils, Argan Oil may cause irritation on some skin. So, always conduct a patch test before applying the oil on your skin