Argan Oil Benefits: 10 Everyday Uses

Argan oil has been around for many years, but it's now the "Wonder Oil" of the 21st Century. It's been long used as a medicine and staple in the cuisine of the Berbers of North Africa, and has many recently discovered uses.  From hair, skin, and beauty treatments, there are everyday uses for Argan Oil that you may not know. 1.) Razor burn relief:Argan oil has anti-inflammatory properties to cool irritation and acts as a great after-shave solution.2.) Sunburn relief:With its' soothing vitamin E, Argan oil makes a great sun recovery formula. It soothes the pain and even speeds up

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Argan Oil for Cooking: Cosmetic vs. Cooking

There are two different types of Argan Oil: Cooking and Cosmetic. Argan oil isn't just used for haircare and skincare, but it can be found in many culinary cuisines. From its' birthplace of Morocco and only found in the Argan trees, this extraordinary oil is rare, similar to truffle oil.  The Argan tree produces fruit. All done by hand, they're harvested, shelled, and cracked to collect its' kernels. The famous oil then comes from the kernels after they're cold-pressed. What's the difference between cooking and cosmetic Argan oil?  Cosmetic Argan oil comes from unroasted kernels and cooking Argan oil is

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Putting Agadir on the Map: The Rise of Argan Oil

While the price of crude oil has been tanking, there’s another oil that’s been experiencing a major boom. Argan oil, long used as a medicine and a staple in the cuisine of the Berbers of North Africa, has many recently discovered uses: namely in hair and skin care. Around 2009, this ancient oil stirred up a global cosmetic craze. Its unique properties mean it can be used in a wide variety of beauty contexts including as a moisturizer, an exfoliating agent, a skin toner, and a hair conditioner. It even helps reduce acne and can heal razor burn. The

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