Argan Oil

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Argan Oil
Sat, 01-29-2011 - 2:02am
Argan Oil

I’m sure you have heard the buzz on the Argan oil trend. With so much hype, I was wondering what it was all about. I’m a very skeptical shopper so I decided I needed to do a little bit of research.

Turns out, there is this very rare tree that grows in Morocco. The tree produces a little nut which has kernels inside, like seeds. After a lengthy process, these seeds produce Argan oil. Depending on how the seeds are processed, the oil can either be used to cook or it can be used on your skin and hair. The Argan oil you cook with is considered a favorite bread dip in Morocco. I had to think about that for a minute. If it is natural and safe enough to eat, it has to be super safe and healthy to use on your hair, right?

After I read all about the wonderful oil, I had another question. How in the world do they put this oil in an electrical appliance? Do I have to keep buying refills of the oil to put into the appliance? If so, where do you put it? Time to do more research!

Here’s how it works. Electrical engineers process Argan oil into a powder. This powder is mixed with ceramic powder, which is infused into the plates of the flat irons, the barrels of curling irons, and the grill of the dryer. It sounds a little crazy, so at this point I was still skeptical. Then I found out that this oil is resistant to oxidation, which means it will prevent your appliance from rusting. Also, because the appliances are infused with Argan oil, the plates and barrels of the irons are smoother, and less damaging to your hair. As the air flows through the grill of the dryer, the oil reduces static and frizz. To answer my other question – no, I don’t have to keep buying refills to put into my appliance! However, the Argan Heat appliances do include a FREE sample of the Argan oil hair treatment.

Have any of you tried our Argan Heat appliances or Argan Oil Hair Treatment? Did you have great results like I did?

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