Description: Argan Carrier Oil is an oil produced from the kernels of the endemic Argan tree, that is valued for its nutritive, cosmetic and numerous medicinal properties. Grown in North Africa and mainly in Morocco, the Argan tree grows wild in semi-desert soil, and is extremely well adapted to drought. Argan Oil is considered to be one of the rarest oils in the world due the small and very specific growing area and is under protection of UNESCO.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid
Aromatic Description: Argan Carrier oil has a strong earthy scent that is quite characteristic of this oil when it is raw and unrefined.
Common Uses: Argan Carrier Oil is used in manufacturing soaps, creams and shampoos. It is rich in vitamin E, carotenes, antioxidants and essential fatty acids, is used for massage, facials and as an ingredient in anti-aging cream and even aftershave lotion for men. Argan Oil can also be used to nourish the hair making it shiny and healthy looking.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: This is one of the best oils! Amazing. My skin is left with such a soft feeling and it soaks right into the skin. I add some essential oils to it and use it as a skin serum and my friends and family have noticed that my face started to glow and became much more clear! Love this product and will continue to buy it again!
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By:Susanne, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Jul-2007
Rating: LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! I have been using this in combination with rose hip oil and tamanu oil as a face serum and the results were way beyond my expectations. ... And almost immediate. I have been spreading the word to anyone who will listen ;-). Thanks for having this at a reasonable price. I am looking forward to trying the new organic version.... In a bigger bottle, of course.
By:Elizabeth, Markham, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Nov-2015
Rating: Been using this oil straight on my face lately and loving the effects. Developed a rash around my eyes which have gotten puffy, itchy and red with allergy season upon us. This oil actually clears it noticeably every time I apply it. Going to try the organic version next time since the price isn't too much higher. Definitely a distinct smell to it, but not so unpleasant I can't use it pure, the benefits outweigh that by far!
By:Vanessa, Manitouwadge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jan-2011
Rating: My favourite carrier oil of all those I ordered. It absorbs quickly leaving your skin soft with a slight sheen, really beautiful. I have to use it sparingly, but it doesn't take much either in a blend. I'm going to try it in a lip balm; thinking it will be less greasy than coconut and absorb much more quickly. I definitely could use a lot more than the 100ml I bought.
By:Virginia, Borden, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Jan-2014
Rating: Loved it ! My hair and my skin loves it . Used it directly and used it in my creams with amazing results.
By:D., Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Nov-2013
Rating: Fantastic oil! I made a facial serum with German Chamomile, Rose, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Myrrh and Rosehip - my skin loves it! Wish I'd done it sooner :)
By:Annie, Markham, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Dec-2011
Rating: amazing. your skin is left with such a soft feeling it soaks right into the skin, and your skin glows. now I know why they call it liquid gold.
By:Shirleen, Penetanguishene, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jul-2006
Rating: I've never used this oil on its own, only in a serum with rosehip oil and some EOs. It clearly made my blend richer and more nourishing for the skin. Great price as well!
Rating: I've just purchased this oil and have had a few friends test it out with me...We are all amazed at how amazing it is on skin AND hair! I need more!!!
By:Nadia, Kitchener, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Feb-2012
Rating: I bought this oil two weeks ago at the recommendation of a friend. I use it with a bit of rose oil and frankensense on my face and neck. It feels wonderful. My skin looks really healthy and soft. I am planning on buying more for my hair.
Rating: I made a hair mask with this oil and am so glad that I ordered it. This time, it was a small bottle, but I order more next time.
Je me suis fait une masque capillaire à l'huile d'argan : fantastique. Je voulais un petit format, mais je vais en commander pour la peine la prochaine fois !
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Feb-2006
Rating: Dry skin? Say hello to Argan oil. This stuff penetrates deep into skin, alleviates rough irritated areas and softens skin. Highly recommended!
Rating: Argan oil is just wonderful for mature drier skin. I have been using Argan oil on my face for 3 months or so. Within 3 weeks of the onset I noticed a huge difference in the creases on my face. They were becoming less and the skin was 'plumping' up nicely. A very good oil to use. After appling to my face I smooth the left over that is on my hands through my hair. It is wonderful. I will definately keep using Argan oil.
By:Margo, Revelstoke, British Columbia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Mar-2009
Rating: Fantastic! A little too expensive for me to use in soaps, and I haven't learned to make creams, but even just using it directly on the skin - WOW!
By:Basil, Woodbridge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Aug-2006
Rating: Made a really smooth eye cream with this oil. It just glides! After 3 weeks only I can see a difference. This is the "cadillac" of oil for mature skin. Well worth the price.
By:Manon, Rawdon, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Jun-2011
Rating: Just picked up today and I already love it. Put on the ends of my hair for an hour and it feels like I went to the salon. Will certainly be buying it again.
Rating: I love argan oil. I use it on my face, straight, almost daily (especially in the dry winter). I've got my mother and my boyfriend hooked on it as well. It's just wonderful.
By:Marie, Calgary, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 30-May-2011
Rating: I am so happy to able to work with this oil, it is amazing for the skin and hair. I was deffinitely satisfied with this product, and so happy I am getting the one that does not contain silicones. Very happy
By:Samantha, Edmonton, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 06-Jul-2011
Rating: Argan Oil is hands down my favourite oil of all-time! My skin and hair loves it.
By:Jessica, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Dec-2010
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).