Argan oil is obtained from the argan tree, endemic to Morocco and Algeria. It is used in both cooking and cosmetics. This oil is rich in vitamin E, a water-soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. It also has the power to neutralize free radicals, cleanses the scalp and strengthens the hair by oxygenating them.
The benefits of Argan oil for the hair
Argan oil contains vitamin E. It also contains a good proportion of omega 9 and omega 6. These are respectively oleic acid and linoleic acid. These fatty acids participate are valuable to the body. The analysis of argan oil also reveals the presence of polyphenols and sterols. Vitamin E is known to improve blood circulation and slow down aging. On the other hand, it would increase sterility while preventing infertility. The composition of argan oil makes it a great anti-aging.
Indeed, vitamin E and the fatty acids that it contains fight effectively against the aging of the skin. Argan oil is nourishing for the skin. In addition, it helps fight against certain conditions such as acne, chicken pox, etc.
This oil has the particularity of depositing a protective film around the hair to reduce the impacts of ultraviolet rays and pollution. They contribute to weaken the hair and give it a dry and rough appearance.
Argan oil works as a natural moisturizer to keep your hair soft. It also helps prevent the development of dandruff and other scalp infections. Regular use of argan oil helps maintain a balance of hair and scalp.
Argan oil is a good ally to find bright hair. It brings essential nutrients to damaged hair. While nourishing, argan oil is an excellent hair protector against external aggressions (sun, dust, wind, etc.). However, be sure to use the correct oil, that is to say, it should not be confused with food oil and cosmetic oil.
How to use Argan Oil on hair?
You can add a few drops of argan oil to your homemade shampoo. It works by smoothing the outer layer of the keratin of the hair. After using argan oil, the hair looks shiny. It restructures dry hair.
Moreover, after the shampoo, we can apply drops of argan oil and massage the scalp. There is also the possibility of using it as a hair mask. In this case, it is necessary to apply this oil on the hair and the tips. Then, perform a massage at the level of the scalp. The active ingredients are left to act for a few hours before shampooing. Use pure argan oil because it is 100% natural. You want to use a product based on argan oil, choose those that do not close chemicals.