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Argan Oil- a Fabulous Organic Skin Care Gift

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					Argan oil will make a great organic skin care gift this holiday time if you know where
to get it. This oil has been used by Moroccan women for hundreds of years to keep
their skin smooth and supple in spite of the harsh desert winds and killingly hot sun.
So what is it about Argan oil that makes it so good for the skin?

Argan oil is extremely rich in tocopherols (vitamin E), phenolics and carotenes, all of
which are very powerful antioxidants, and also squalene which is a powerful skin
moisturizer. The antioxidant content of Argan oil protects the skin against the
damaging effects of the UV radiation in sunlight, which would lead to serious
wrinkles and leathering of the skin if nothing was done to prevent it. Many pale
skinned people in the hot states of the USA end up with tough leathery and wrinkled
skin because of these effects of the sun.

Because of its strong antioxidant effect, Argan oil can destroy the free radicals that
rupture the cell membranes of your skin and lead to premature aging. These free
radicals are generated not only by sunlight, but also by pesticides and atmospheric
pollution from industrial and traffic emissions and tobacco smoke. That's why heavy
smokers tend to age young. Free radicals are also formed during the cellular
respiration that is your body's process for creating energy in your cells from glucose
and oxygen.

Because they kill off the cells in your skin, they rapidly form deep wrinkles, and you
look a lot older than you really are. Argan oil prevents this, and can be used by
anybody to help their skin remain looking younger for longer. Argan oil is therefore a
fabulous organic skin care gift for anybody, particularly if they understand what it
does.

However, it doesn't just stop there because Argan oil contains more than just these
powerful antioxidants. It also contains the moisturizing squalene that keeps your skin
soft and moist, and also a number of health-promoting fatty acids. This really is a
great gift to give anybody, male or female. It can be used as a nourishing night oil and
to protect the skin in cold, dry weather. If you have any hard areas of skin, Argan oil
will soften them.

Lavender and Argan together is a good soother for your skin after exposure to the sun,
and if your nails are brittle, you can make them stronger and your cuticles softer by
applying the oil to them each night. It is also great to rub into your hands to keep them
soft and smooth. It really is a panacea for all sorts of problems with hard, rough, dry
and wrinkled skin and an excellent choice for anybody as an organic skin care gift.

The oil has found a number of unusual uses, such as a cream to remove stretch marks
after pregnancy by a woman who was allergic to regular anti-stretch mark creams, and
is also great to use for your scalp and hair if you have been out in the sun too long. It
makes your hair more silky and takes away the brittleness - your girl will just love this,
or your guy if he is out in the sun a lot and getting problems with too much sun on his
scalp.

Let's not forget the fatty acid content of Argan oil. The fatty acids help support the
immune system and also help to retain moisture in your skin and the mucus
membranes of your nose and pulmonary system. They also help to reduce blood
pressure, cholesterol levels and to decrease the risk of you suffering diseases of the
cardiovascular system. These latter effects would naturally be slight were you simply
rubbing the oil onto your face or hands, but they are there nevertheless.

Argan is not the only oil suitable as a gift during the holiday period, and there are
many more organic skin care products that you can give. Among them are a whole
range of essential oils that offer a wide range of properties and effects on your skin
and your hair, depending on the oil chosen. There is also a range of essential oil soaps,
moisturizers and hair care and scalp care products that would make fabulous organic
skin care gifts.

However, Argan oil is one of the best you will find because if its powerful antioxidant
properties. It is much more powerful than olive oil, and is in a class of its own as an
antioxidant organic skin care product that is also highly acceptable as a gift in any of
its forms.

				
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