How to Use Argan Oil

Argan Oil is a very popular hair care oil. Is it right for your hair texture? How to Use Argan Oil

Why use Argan Oil for skin and hair?

Argan Oil is rich in vitamins A, C and E. It has ample antioxidants, linoleic acid and omega-6 fatty acids. When used topically, it boosts cell production which results in healthier skin and hair. It also leaves hair and skin soft.

Argan Oil for Hair Care

Argan Oil is for the repair of damaged follicles and for hair loss. Argan is the popular buzzword in many products these days, but for hair, the real value is to apply it to the scalp. The length of the hair can be softened by Argan Oil, but some other oils are better at providing strength or moisture.

Argan Oil on the scalp helps to treat skin conditions that can deter hair growth or cause hair loss. One example is psoriasis of the scalp. Argan Oil also helps eliminate dandruff and dry scalp because it is high in Vitamin E and antioxidants. Argan Oil has essential fatty acids believed to reduce skin inflammation and prevent dryness.

Argan Oil for Skin Care

I find Argan Oil beneficial for nail beds to retain moisture on my nails that split and crack easily. It is also good on cracked, dry skin on feet, and for stretch marks. Argan Oil has a warm, nutty scent, but it is light enough to not be noticed, especially when combined with other oils.

Argan Oil is used for sun-damaged skin.

Argan Oil is most popular in skincare for increasing skin elasticity and hydration in mature skin. [1]

Ultimately, more human research is needed.


Argan Oil is rich in fatty acids and high in Vitamin E. It has multiple hair and skin applications for hair and skin repair.

Was How to Use Argan Oil Useful? You may also enjoy Sea Buckthorn for skin and Amla Oil for hair repair benefits.


1. Boucetta, Kenza Qiraouani et al. “The effect of dietary and/or cosmetic argan oil on postmenopausal skin elasticity.” Clinical interventions in aging vol. 10 339-49. 30 Jan. 2015, doi:10.2147/CIA.S71684


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