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Meet the answer to healthier, shiny-looking hair

There’s a reason why argan oil for hair has the nickname ‘liquid gold’. Not only does it make your skin super soft and moisturise it quickly, like coconut oil for hair, it also has the ability to make your hair look shiny while feeding it the nutrients it need stop help it grow quickly.

And here’s a fun fact, argan oil comes from goats. Extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, which is native to Morocco, it’s extremely rich in beneficial nutrients including fatty acids and vitamin E, making it the ideal hair conditioner. It can even help to treat split ends and tame frizzy hair. And it can be used as a styler to make your hair more manageable.

Argan oil for hair can also help prevent inflammation that can lead to dandruff, scalp sores, itchiness, irritation and other scalp problems, which is why it’’s hailed as a hair hero.

Want to reap all the benefits of organ oil? Read on to discover all its different uses for hair, before shopping our edit of the best argan oil products for hair and skin below.

How to use argan oil for hair

Before shampooing

Apply a thick layer of argan oil over your hair. Then, comb from the ends up to your roots to deeply moisturise your hair. By doing this before you wash your hair, you won’t have to compromise on volume, because your shampoo will take out the weight of the oil, without stripping it of the oil’s benefits.

For split ends

Thanks to the Vitamin E content in Argan oil, frayed hair shafts and split ends are repaired. Meanwhile, Omega-3 and Omega-9 Fatty Acids strengthen and fortify your hair.

As a styling product

Want to know how the celebrities get their glossy ‘’dos? Argan oil. Rub a small amount over your hands and then run through the hands of your hair lightly. With the remaining oil left on your hands, gently smooth over any fly-aways.

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