How to Use Argan Oil?

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May 26, 2018

How to Use Argan Oil

Hair Loss? Baldness? Receding hairline? Don’t worry. You are not the only ones suffering from these problems. It is estimated that about 80% of us have hair loss problems. Hair loss is said to be caused by many reasons which include our genes, our lifestyle or even the hair products that we use.

It seems that argan oil helps solving this issue. It is called a miracle oil and comes from Morocco. Yes you already knew it, Argan Oil. This is extracted from the nuts in the fruits of the Argan tree.

Why are they so effective in reducing hair loss and stimulating hair growth?

This oil is rich in Vitamins E, C and A. It also contains a good amount of Omega-6 fatty acids, antioxidants and linoleic acid. External application of this oil improves cell production that outcomes in healthier hair and skin. This oil is one of the main ingredients in a lot of skin care products.

How can we ensure that we are buying the pure oil?

First of all when you buy argan oil there should be 100% Argan oil and nothing else mixed in it. It should come without water, preservatives or fragrances.

Argan oil should be stored in bottles that won’t allow light because light destroys its effective properties. You should buy this oil in dark colored bottles, or bottles protected against sunlight. We also advice to buy argan oil only in glass bottles and not in plastic/pet bottles.

The oil should have a nutty aroma which will disappear after a few moments. It should also have a smooth and silky texture.

How do we use this oil to get its full benefit?

You should apply the oil at night and leave it there. Take the oil and massage it into your hair for about 2-3 minutes and leave it there. If you are using this in combination with other medication like ‘minoxidil’ treatment, you can apply that also after about 5 minutes. You can leave both these in your hair for the night.

If you are using ketoconazole as a treatment for your hair you could use Argan Oil along with it. Ketoconazole dries your hair. Argan Oil will help moisturize it.

There are other ways of using Argan Oil in combination with other ingredients.

Shampoos having Argan Oil are very effective in combating dry, brittle or damaged hair. The shampoo can be applied like any normal shampoo. It will leave your hair soft and shiny.

Argan Oil in combination with Rosemary Oil is very good for your hair growth. You can apply it to the hair like a mask. Leave if overnight and wash it off in the morning.

Argan Oil and Coconut Oil also make a great combination. Concentrate on the lower half of the hair while applying and then comb the hair to spread it. You can wash it off in the morning.

Argan Oil is available in many forms on the market. It is available as an ingredient in many shampoos, hair oils, and other hair care products.

There is no doubt that Argan Oil is a benefit for all those with hair loss problems. Use it and flourish those healthy glowing locks.

How to Choose the Right Fragrance: Lavender, Rosemary, Patchouli or Jasmine

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April 7, 2018

How to Choose the Right Fragrance: Lavender, Rosemary, Patchouli or Jasmine

Your fragrance is a powerful thing. Perfumes and colognes that men and women use can leave a strong impression on others, as well as attract potential partners. The perfume that you use will become part of your identity, and not every fragrance will work on your body’s chemistry. With thousands of fragrances in the market, it can be overwhelming to choose which scent best suits you. Your choice of fragrance will largely depend on what mood you want to evoke.

It can be difficult to describe scents accurately, but fragrances are classified into categories like fresh, floral, oriental and woods (or chypre). Fresh fragrances give an outdoorsy and light feel, like freshly cut grass. Floral fragrances, the most popular, give sweet bouquet-like scents. Oriental fragrances are strong and bold, and often smell heavier and sensual. Woods fragrances are often mossy and rich, commonly used in masculine fragrances.

Lavender

Lavender is one of the most commonly-used essential oils today. It’s been recognized as an effective stress-reliever, also fighting against colds, cases of flu, migraines, and insomnia. Many massage therapists have used lavender to help their clients relax. Lavender gives off a fresh, relaxing and deep floral fragrance. It has a distinctive scent that is the perfect fusion of lightness and deepness but never smells overwhelming. This essential oil also blends well with many other scents, enhancing their fragrance, and works as a middle note.

Rosemary

Rosemary is a refreshing fragrance that smells like woody camphor. It is known for being used in memory retention, alertness, and focus, as well as being an excellent aid in decongesting. Whoever wears it will be given an air of balanced freshness from its rich base and camphorous undertone. Rosemary comes from a short evergreen plant that grows in bushes, which bears a resemblance to a pine tree. This results in a minty fragrance that can be diluted when mixed with other essential oils.

Patchouli

Over the years, patchouli has had a reputation for being a “hippy” scent. This oil gives off a musky, spicy aroma that’s often used as a base note in perfumery. It is extracted by distilling the dried leaves of this green herb. It produces a sweet aroma with woody undertones, and it gets better with age. Aged distilled oil of patchouli will have a richer and fruitier scent, as compared to freshly distilled oil, which has a mintier fragrance. Patchouli produces scents that have dark, oriental and woody fragrances, used mostly in men’s perfumes. It mixes well with other oils such as vetiver, sandalwood, cedar wood, and jasmine. However, when combined with sweet scents such as vanilla, it can produce a more feminine fragrance.

Jasmine

An expensive essence, Jasmine is an essential oil that is difficult to extract. This exotic scent aids in calming the nerves, as well as childbirth. A very rich oil, Jasmine smells sweet and works perfectly as a middle or base note. Jasmine infused with other fragrances like sandalwood, rose, and vetiver will produce a richer fragrance with floral undertones. This flowery scent oozes a light and flirty sensation.

Lavender, rosemary, patchouli, and jasmine are just some of the essential oils commonly infused with fragrances. These essential oils work great on their own, but when blended with other right oils, it can produce elegant scents that work for different occasions.

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