Argain oil is one of the most valuable oils in the world, which also makes it one of the most expensive. It is obtained through a very difficult process of pressing the fruit kernels of the rare Argania spinosa tree which only grows in the south-west part of Morocco. Producing 1 litre of argan oil requires the fruit from approximately 4 trees.
There are two types of argan oil commonly found on the market – cosmetic argan oil and oil made from roasted kernels for culinary purposes. Cosmetic argan oil has a golden colour, lovely aroma, and amazing benefits for skin and hair because it contains essential fatty acids, vitamins A, E, and F, as well as carotene – ingredients which prevent premature skin ageing, provide hydration, and have strong antioxidant effects. Argan oil absorbs really fast without creating an impenetrable oily film, and leaves your skin beautifully nourished and smooth.
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