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Argan oil: risks and benefits

Argan oil is one of the most popular oils, especially pure, and that’s because of the benefits it has for all types of hair and hair. It is also found as a basic ingredient in many cosmetics and care products, including shampoos, soaps or hair conditioners. Argan oil is most commonly used to treat certain skin conditions or to regenerate and revitalize degraded hair or nails. It contains a great number of beneficial properties and vitamins, which create an ideal duo for improving skin health.

Argan oil: Benefits

Protects against sunburn. Moroccan women use argan oil to protect their skin from sunburns, and this is due to the antioxidant properties that help protect the skin against free radicals caused by sunlight. This prevents burns and hyperpigmentation, and in the long run it helps prevent skin cancer, including melanoma.

Hydrates. Argan oil is one of the most used products for moisturizing skin and hair. It is found in body lotions, soaps and even hair conditioners. It is either applied directly to the skin or administered orally. Thanks to the abundant presence of vitamin E, which is a soluble antioxidant fat, it helps to improve water retention in the skin.

It treats many skin conditions. Argan oil has many healing properties, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, both helping to reduce symptoms of skin conditions such as psoriasis and rosacea. For visible results, apply pure argan oil directly to the areas of skin affected by psoriasis. Rosacea, on the other hand, can be treated with oral supplements.

He treats acne. Hormone acne is most often the result of excess hormone-induced sebum. Argan oil helps regulate the amount of sebum in the skin, but also treats various types of acne, soothing imperfections and smoothing the skin. Apply argan oil or face creams containing argan oil directly on the skin, at least twice a day. Four weeks later, the results will begin to see.

Treat skin infections. Argan oil has both antibacterial and antifungal properties, which gives it the ability to help treat and prevent skin infections. It can be applied to affected areas at least twice a day.

It has anti-aging effect. Over time, argan oil has been used in anti-aging treatments. Research has been found to help significantly increase skin elasticity, even if applied directly to the skin or administered orally.

Reduces the oily appearance of the skin. Many people face a much more oily skin than others. Argan oil has the ability to reduce the amount of sebum.

Prevents and reduces stretch marks. Stretch marks occur most often during pregnancy, but anyone can face their presence. Following a 2016 study, it has been discovered that argan oil improves and prevents stretch marks, thanks to its moisturizing formula.

Argan oil: risks

Generally, argan oil is considered one of the safest products, the risks being minor. These include skin irritation in response to an allergy or even worsening of allergies. To avoid such situations, apply a small amount of peanut oil to see how it reacts with the product. When given orally, argan oil can cause digestive discomfort such as gas, nausea, or diarrhea. Very rare are cases where symptoms include confusion, sleep disturbances, depression or agitation. If you experience such symptoms, stop using the argan oil.

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