Argan Virgin Organic Carrier Oil
Botanical Name: Argania Spinosa
Extraction Method: Expressed from macerated and deodorised kernels
Processing Type: Virgin, Steam Deodorised
Obtained from: Kernels
Country of Origin: Morocco
Description: Argan Oil contains a high content of alpha tocopherols, carotene, phytosterols and omega 6. It stimulates, protects and regenerates, helping to retain the soft supple, elastic skin.
Used topically, Argan Oil provides intense conditioning benefits to dry and dehydrated skin and hair. When applied to the skin, Argan Oil particularly helps restore, regenerate and restructure the epidermis by way of increasing the nutrient content of skin cells. Argan Oil has sought-after antioxidant properties which makes it especially beneficial in skincare products. Argan Oil also has strengthening effects on nails and hair.
Common Uses: Used in cosmetic products, particularly in skincare, hair care and nail care. Due to it's high price this is often mixed with other oils. It's a common ingredient in pre and after regeneration of damaged or mature skin, treatments products for acne and eczema and also products designed for the gentle skin around the eye area.
Absorption: Slowly absorbed into the skin.
Shelf life: Users can expect a shelf life of 24 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.