Argan oil is a popular cosmetic product among women in the west. Unlike any other oil, Argan oil can be used for various purposes. As it is bit expensive, people are reluctant to use it. But if you look onto the versatility and goodness of Argan oil, you will never question the price. Moreover, a very small quantity of the oil works wonder on skin as well as on hair.
It is expensive because Argan tree is only cultivated in Morocco. Though the tree has a life span of 150-200 years, it only produces fruit when it reaches the age of 30-50 years. Many people also don’t know how to use it. Therefore, we will here discuss the uses of Argan oil for lustrous hair and beautiful skin. Try them at the comfort of your home and forget all the cosmetic products that you might be using now.
Use Of Argan Oil
1. Use It To Repair Damaged Hair
Hair styling is so much in fashion that people get tempted to style their hair according to latest trend. Though it gives instant gorgeous look and style to your hair, it makes your hair dry, brittle and weak in the long run. The chemicals present in the styling products are the greatest enemy of your hair. If you have done all torture on your hair then here is a chance to revive your hair all over again. Try the following deep leave-in treatment to regain the shinny texture of your hair.
Take generous amount of Argan oil in your palm and apply it on your hair from root to tip by taking a section of hair. Apply the oil similarly on the entire hair. Then take some amount of hair oil and apply it on the scalp while massaging in a circular motion. Leave it on the hair for 1 to 3 hours and then wash with a mild shampoo. If you have an excessive damaged hair then leave it overnight.
2. Hair Growth Treatment with Argan Oil
If you have scanty hair growth then try Argan oil treatment in the following way. Argan oil is rich in vitamins and antioxidants that help to revitalize the scalp skin for hair growth. But it is important to clean and exfoliate the scalp before applying Argan oil for hair growth treatment. Exfoliate the scalp with Rhassoul clay, rinse the hair and then damp then to dry.
Now take some amount of Argan oil in your Palm (according to thickness and length of your hair) and massage it on the scalp for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat this treatment 2 to 3 times a week for instant result.
3. Say Good Bye to Dry Skin with Argan Oil
Severe dry skin is a major skin problem. Even best creams and lotions fail to remove the dry and itchy skin conditions. Argan oil has found to provide quick and effective treatment for dry skin conditions. Using Argan oil on skin is as simple as using any other creams and lotion. Just take enough amount of the oil in you palm and rub it on the face and body. The absorption is best soon after bath. So, try to apply it after bath. Besides improving dry skin condition, Argan oil also effectively cures other skin disorders and delay ageing.
4. Shield your hair from heat by using Argan Oil
High temperature is extremely harmful for hair. But we cannot completely avoid the exposure of hair to the heat. Be it a hot summer afternoons or using dryer and iron, all these have an adverse effect on hair. You can definitely protect your hair from these by using Argan oil. Apply regularly Argan oil on your hair to minimize the harsh effect of heat. It is best to apply 2 to 3 times a week to condition and repair the hair shaft.
5. Hot Oil Treatment with Argan Oil
Hot oil treatment is a proven treatment to repair damaged hair. Though it can be done with any regular oil, using Argan oil for the treatment would be more beneficial. Argan oil is rich in vitamins and antioxidant that works effectively to fix any hair problems. Use the oil in the following way for hot oil treatment. Take generous amount of the oil in your hands and apply it on the root to tips of the hair. Start this by taking small section of hair and then gradually cover the entire head. Once all the hair are greased with Argan oil, take some more amount of oil in your fingertips and massage the scalp gently in circular motion. Now cover your head with a plastic cap and sit under sauna for 20 to 30 minutes. Otherwise, wrap a hot towel (towel dipped in hot water) around your head until the towel cool down at room temperature.