Hi Friends – In Today’s video we are discussing Argan Oil. Its benefits and ways to use Argan Oil.
I will be taking a closer look at Argan Oils beauty claims, researching the science behind it and talking through the many ways I have been using it for hair, skin and body.
PLEASE NOTE: Be mindful when using argan oil if you have any nut allergies. While not technically a tree nut, it is a stone fruit and the oils come from the nut. You can always test the oil on the inside of your arm first to make sure that you don’t have an allergic reaction.
Argan oil is a plant oil produced from the kernels of the argan tree (Argania spinosa L.) that is endemic to Morocco. In Morocco, argan oil is used to dip bread in at breakfast or to drizzle on couscous or pasta. It is also used for cosmetic purposes.
The nut contains one to three oil-rich argan kernels. Extraction yields from 30% to 50% of the oil in the kernels, depending on the extraction method.
Argan oil contains tocopherols (vitamin E), phenols, carotenes, squalene, and fatty acids, (80% unsaturated fatty acids) The main natural phenols in argan oil are caffeic acid, oleuropein, vanillic acid, tyrosol, catechol, resorcinol, (−)-epicatechin and (+)-catechin.
Argan oil has become increasingly popular for cosmetic use. The number of personal-care products on the US market with Argan oil as an ingredient increased from just two in 2007 to over 100 by 2011. Argan oil is also sold without additives as a natural skincare and hair care product.
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Truth behind the claims? – 1.36
Ways to use – 4.57
Hair uses – 5.01
Skin – 6.29
Body/Other – 8.14
This video is NOT sponsored, I purchased this oil myself.
Oil Cleansing Method:
Plus a piece on it not working perfectly for someone:
The effect of dietary and/or cosmetic argan oil on postmenopausal skin elasticity –
Preliminary study on the development of an antistretch marks water-in-oil cream: ultrasound assessment, texture analysis, and sensory analysis –
Clinical and instrumental study of the efficacy of a new sebum control cream (link is broken, will try to provide a new one soon).
Plus some extras:
Design, characterization, and clinical evaluation of argan oil nanostructured lipid carriers to improve skin hydration –
Effect of Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) Seed Oil (MFSO®) on the Measurable Improvement of Hair Breakage in Women with Damaged Hair: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Eight-month Trial –
Natural Oils for Skin-Barrier Repair: Ancient Compounds Now Backed by Modern Science –
I bought my Argan oil from FaceTheory. Here’s the website link – (this link will give you 20% off all products, just copy and paste into your browser search bar) : shorturl.at/inCN0
When buying Argan Oil from any supplier I recommend looking for Organic, Cold Pressed, Unrefined Oil.
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WHAT I’M WEARING:
Top – Jack Wills
Earrings – Earnest Jones
Hair – Mine for a change!
MAKE UP WORN:
Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation
Max Factor Lasting Performance Foundation
Maybeline Age Rewind Concealer
Tarte Shape Tape Concealer
RCMA Translucent Powder
Maybelline Big Shot Mascara
Tarte Clay Play Palette
Kat Von D Tattoo Liner – Trooper
Stila Bronze Eyeliner.
Primark Eyelashes – Sultry
Zoeva Coral Spectrum Blush Palette
Morphe 9C Contour Palette (highlighter)
Loreal Matte Gloss – Amen
MAC Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix +
This video is in no way sponsored and I purchased any products mentioned myself. Should a video ever be sponsored, or should I receive goods for free to review I will always aim to disclose this either in the video or in the video description. My views will always remain honest and my own. If I am ever offered samples or PR in exchange for a review that is less than honest (ie complimentary even if I don’t like it) I will say thanks but no thanks.