We’ve all heard of the “Wonder Oil” right? Whether you go it from Josie Maran or reviewed it on Amazon, you know about it. This oil have had it share of popularity and I don’t think that it will ever loose it. Why is this stuff so special? Why does it work so well? Better yet, what can it do fro my hair? Well, here is the answer to all those questions and much more:
The Argan tree is found in Southwest Morocco. The kernels of the tree are extracted to obtain the oil. Argan oil is widely known for its anti-aging properties; its antioxidants; moisturizing qualities; and its essential fatty acids. Argan oil contains Vitamin F which rejuvenates skin cells and it also contains Vitamin E. Argan Oil is also rich in Omega 3 and Omega 9. Omega 3 helps to prevent hair loss while Omega 9 repairs damaged hair follicles.
How Does it benefit Heat Damage?
Argan Oil is rich in vitamin E and proteins, has high levels of the important fatty acids (oleic acid and linoleic acid). In addition, it is astonishingly moisturizing. Argan oil is also known for its repairing and regenerative properties. Argan oil helps repair the structure of damaged hair fibers and the bonds between the hair cuticle. The anatomy of each hair fiber is restored for hair that has a firm and silky feel.
Damaged hair has a rough, uneven surface that creates split ends, knots up easily, and appears dull and lifeless. Argan Oil penetrates deeply into the cuticle to repair damaged hair and smooth split ends.
Argan oil benefits for hair (following source: Curlynikkie.com)
- Eliminates frizz
- Prevents split ends
- Improves elasticity
- Penetrates the hair shaft
- Vitamin E promotes hair growth
- Great for air drying – leaves hair soft and manageable
- Great for dry hair
HOW TO USE ARGAN OIL:
Apply a generous amount to your hair and leave it overnight (or for at least an hour). During the night argan oil will deep penetrate your hair and scalp. Next morning shampoo and air-dry your hair (you can also blow-dry it but later as you normally would). For optimal results, use it twice a week.
Argan oil can also be added to your DIY: DEEP CONDITIONERS for a intensive conditioning or you can use it as a Hot Oil treatment.
HOW TO USE FOR AFRO TEXTURED HAIR:
Afro hair benefits in particular from the conditioning quality of Argan Oil as a few drops of oil worked-in from root to tip is the ideal natural serum for keeping hair under control giving a shiny, healthy appearance.