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Argan Oil & Spray Tanning

September 23, 2012

Acclaimed as ‘liquid gold’ and the ‘miracle oil from Morocco’, argan oil has become one of the most expensive and highly demanded ingredient in various beauty products. Argan oil is one of the most versatile ingredients used in cosmetics these days as it is used for the facial skin, hair, nails and the body. With a high level of vitamin E and 80% fatty acids, the oil restores and replenishes the skin’s natural freshness and softens it.

For the hair, it adds strength to it as the oil penetrates into the hair roots and nourishes it with vital nutritional elements. Weak nails and dry cuticles are also repaired by the oil. Due to it’s amazing benefits for the skin, argan oil is now being used more and more in spray tanning. Here we look at some of the key features and benefits of this miracle oil and how it helps create a more natural, long lasting tan when used in spray tanning.

The main components within this “miracle oil” offer amazing benefits to the skin. Triterpenoids, an active substance in the miracle oil, protects the skin in a way that it heals scars and tissues. It also protects the skin from the sun and disinfects the skin. With 80% unsaturated fats contained, argan oil proves to be more resistant to oxidation than olive oil. These unsaturated fats heal various skin ailments. The sterolins increase the skin metabolism, and also reduces inflammation. Sterolins or unsaponifiables also aid in promoting exceptional moisture retention in the skin.

With a high dose of vitamin E, it also serves as an effective anti-aging remedy as a high volume of vitamin E acts as an anti-oxidant which neutralises the damage of free radicals. It also reduces wrinkles and crow’s feet as it restores the skin’s hydro-lipid layer. Saponins within this oil soften the skin, and also aid in soothing inflammation. Argan oil also contains vitamin A which softens dry skin a sit hydrates it and gives a glowing look. The oil is non-greasy or sticky and it easily absorbs into the skin when massaged at any time of the day. It is also useful in removing stretch marks formed during pregnancy. In addition it protects the body from UV rays.

For the many benefits it provides to the skin, argan oil has now become an increasingly popular ingredient in various spray tanning products. The deeply penetrating nourishment of this oil moisturises the skin and creates a perfectly blended and natural looking tan. The vitamin E in the oil softens and moisturises the skin, which aids in the spray tanning solution to be better absorbed and produce a rich bronze tan on the silky skin.

Therefore, with argan oil in a spray tan solution, a flawless and streak-free tan is created on the skin which also hydrates the skin and makes the tan last longer. Argan oil is suitable for all skin types as it absorbs quickly and leaves a non-sticky ‘feel’ over the skin. The oil creates a glowing tan while also nourishing and conditioning the skin and thereby creating a longer-lasting tan.

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