There have been many articles published online recently about a miraculous-sounding substance called argan oil. Long a favorite of the most informed and connected beauty experts, argan oil has finally achieved mass-market prominence. As a result, quite a few of the reports delving into its benefits can seem relatively superficial and even opportunistic. On the other hand, one guide published by some highly regarded skin care experts contains everything those interested in argan oil will need to know.
A Favorite of Native Moroccans for Centuries
The stately argan tree grows throughout much of Morocco, where an oil extracted from its seeds has been a staple for a very long time. Many Moroccans regularly enjoying pouring argan oil on various dishes, much how olive oil is commonly used across the Mediterranean.
While chefs elsewhere are starting to become savvy about argan oil’s strengths as a comestible, beauty experts have long realized …