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The Skin's Benefits of Argan Oil

Friday 31 March 2017

Argan Oil is a plant oil that is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree. This argan tree is endemic to Morocco. In Morocco, Argan Oil is used to dip bread in at breakfast or to drizzle on couscous or pasta. But Argan Oil also has powerful properties highly beneficiary for the skin.


Argan Oil is extremely rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, and has been shown to fight free radicals that can cause signs of aging, minimize the appearance of wrinkles and protect the skin from environmental factors. It also soothes irritation and can treat skin conditions naturally.

Argan Oil can be applied on the face, the body, and on the hair. It is obtained by cold pressing the grains so the oil can keep all of the properties.

  1. Argan oil is hydrating. Unsaturated acids are responsible for keeping the cellular structure to retain water. Argan oil is rich in this kind of acids and will help you with hydration.
  2. It's very nutritive for the skin. Since it has a high content of vitamins and antioxidants like Vitamin C and E, they are excellent for treating different layers of the skin. It neutralizes free radicals which is also beneficial for the skin.
  3. Argan oil is a powerful anti-ageing agent. The antioxidant action of the vitamins helps to restore the natural metabolism reducing wrinkles and improving the overall state of the skin.
  4. It is great as a treatment for acne. It penetrates the skin with ease, so it can act on the most internal layers, Doctors recommend it to treat mild acne and psoriasis, among other skin problems.


One of the most common uses of Argan Oil is the application on the face. There are some other considerations to be taken into account in order to take full advantages of the benefits of all the properties of the Argan Oil. The best way to use it is to put some drops on your hand and spread it over your face with a gentle circular massage. Start from your chin to your cheeks in an upward movement. Then start from the center of your forehead outwards and repeat. Wait until the skin has absorbed all the oil. If you are suffering from acne, put a drop over the acne spots and tap it gently so the oil is fully absorbed on the spots.


The answer is...definitely YES ! The benefits of this oil to your skin are sooo good that after trying it for the first time, you will be asking yourself how could I have spent so much time without using it !

Whether you need to repair damaged skin, or you want to conserve your skin, Argan Oil has something for your skin's health. With its anti-aging properties, it can keep the young and fresh look of your skin, it's very lightweight and it absorbs very quickly, while its penetrating capabilities makes it an amazing help in the treatment of acne.

Kahina Giving Beauty skincare line based on Argan Oil, are made with high concentrations of the highest quality of certified organic Argan Oil. The complete range is certified ECOCERT, which is a renowned international certification with one of the highest standards for natural and organic products.

Kahina sources its Argan Oil directly from the women's cooperatives in Morocco to obtain the highest quality oil extracted the traditional way, with the best harvesting practices extraction techniques, while supporting the Berber women and their families. Kahina pays a fair wage to the women who work to collect and crack the nuts while ensuring proper harvesting practices to protect the trees. 30 Kilos of fruit from the argan tree are needed to produce one liter of Argan Oil, and it takes 8 hours for one woman to crack enough argan nuts to make one liter of oil. A percentage of Kahina's profits are donated to support the women who extract the oil. As a testament to the essential role the female artisans play in the effectiveness and beauty of the Kahina Giving Beauty line, their actual line signatures grace the packaging on every product. 




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