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How Argan Oil Became a Hair Care Hero

How Argan Hair Oil Became a Hair Care Hero

Argan hair oil uses argan oil which is a precious oil ingredient that has aided the health and beauty of skin and hair
in its native Morocco for centuries. Known as “liquid gold” for its rich color and raw power, it is a highly
beautifying and healing hair oil rich in natural nutrients. Argan oil is a miracle ingredient that we love
to use in formulations that promise incredible shine and softness, a key component in glow-giving
hair care collections like Elixir Ultime and Aura Botanica.

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The Origin of Argan Oil For Hair

Argan oil is a product of the argan tree, native to Morocco. Known as the “iron tree” for its very hard wood, the tree thrives in arid climates and bears a fleshy, round fruit. Inside the fruit is a nut containing three kernels filled with precious argan oil. The oil is extracted by drying the fruit and removing its pulp before cracking the nut and decanting and filtering for purity.

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The Rich History of Argan Oil

Used for centuries by the Berbers of the Atlas, Argan Oil is appreciated for its culinary, therapeutic, cosmetic and hair care properties. It is particularly known for nourishing, strengthening and repairing the skin and hair.

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A Look Inside Argan Oil

Argan oil is a naturally luxurious substance rich in antioxidants, vitamin E and fatty acids such as oleic and linoleic acids. Highly nutritious to the hair, it has a sensual texture and nutty fragrance that enhances hair products with an earthy intensity.

What Does Argan Oil Do For Hair

It’s hard to overstate the wonderful effects of argan oil on the hair. At the most basic level, it is an incredible moisturizer. Rich and fatty, argan oil lubricates the hair shaft to help it maintain proper hydration.

Argan oil also has a deeply penetrative softening effect on the hair, which makes it an excellent conditioner. Highly restorative, it preserves the protective layer of the hair, and can actually reverse damage from chemical treatments and heat styling. It nourishes the scalp, seals split ends and provides protection for the length of the fiber, promoting the growth of strong, healthy hair by fighting brittleness from root to tip.

Finally, there are benefits of argan oil for frizzy hair, smoothing and sealing the hair. The result is incredibly shiny hair and a weightless, glossy, glowing finish.

What Is the Best Argan Hair Oil?

Our iconic #1 best-selling hair oil features Argan Hair Oil and Camellia Hair Oil and is infused with Marula Hair Oil. The super blend of precious oils makes this multi-use L'Huile Original Hair Oil an absolute star.

Elixir Ultime Original Hair Oil Creates Shiny Hair

Elixir Ultime Argan Oil Hair Care Products

Pure shine and opulent volume define this Elixir Ultime must-have hair oil collection for beautifying all hair types.
Putting the power of Marula Hair Oil, Camellia Hair Oil and Argan Hair Oil at the heart of its formula.
Kérastase created a customized 3-step beauty routine: cleanse, treat and prime with carefully conceived
methods for extremely radiant and shiny hair. Discover our #1 best-selling product, the L'Huile Original Hair Oil.

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