Argan oil is produced from the kernels of the nuts from argan tree (Argania Spinosa), endemic tree that grows in southwestern Morocco. Moroccan oil is sometimes called “liquid gold” as it contains all the necessary components to help our skin, nails and hair look adorable and healthy.

Let’s have a look on the main components of Argan Oil that makes all these wonders:

 VITAMIN E:First of all, because of its antioxidant activity, vitamin E is vital in protecting skin cells from ultra violet light, pollution, drugs, and other elements that produce cell damaging free radicals.

ANTIOXIDANTS: Argan oil is rich in natural antioxidant, there is ferulic-Acid compound found in argan oil highly value antioxidant. It helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also the free radicals are believed to play an important role in skin aging and therefore the antioxidant activity is quite valuable for this skin problem. Argan oil is known also by promoting the collagen production in the skin, that makes healthy glow.

FATTY ACIDS: Youthful skin has a healthy membrane which keep a skin cell’s ability to hold water and nutrient, this ability decreases with age. It is a fatty acid's job to keep that cell healthy and its membrane functioning.

Argan Oil content a high levels of essential fatty acids, primarily oleic acid (Omega 9) and linoleic acid (Omega 6) . Fatty acids cannot be synthesized by the human body itself, so they must be obtained through diet or skin treatments. The Massage with Argan Oil is perfect for stiff arthritic joints and aching muscles.

 STEROLS: Plant sterols is found in Argan oil -schottenol and spinasterol-  al. As chemical structure of plan sterols and human sterols is similar, sterols applied on skin harmonized with human skin. It is for that the skin is penetrated by sterols from Argan oil. Those sterols have been shown to help prevent wrinkles and increase skin elasticity also the moisture retention is promoted.

 PROTEINS: Argan Oil consist of high molecular weight proteins. Applying argan oil to the skin strengthens the protein bonding structures in the skin and tighten the skin instantly giving it the fresh and younger look.

 POLYPHENOLS: Polyphenols neutralize free radicals and promote skin repair. They are known for their antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic properties which explains why they are often found in anti-acne creams. The Polyphenols have ability to repair DNA damages.

 SQUALENE: unique and rare component. Squalene presents various antibacterial properties, helping people suffering with eczema and psoriasis. Interesting fact is that our own skin moisturizer – sebum- is consist of 25% squalene. The reason for what is quickly absorbed without making your skin feel greasy.

CAROTENOIDS: the carotenoids are a natural fat-soluble pigments found in certain plants. It serve as antioxidants, and can be a source for vitamin A activity. There've been studies suggest that some carotenoids can offer protection against some cancers, macular eye disease and cardiovascular problems and other health conditions linked to oxidative or free radical damage. The skin treated with carotenoids is healthy.