How to Use Argan Oil on Hair

Argan oil is rich in essential fatty acids, which aids hair in retaining moisture and guarding against split ends among other things.

Read Hydrate and Smoothen Your Hair with Argan Oil for more on the nutrition profile of argan oil. 

Due to its high concentration, it’s recommended to use argan oil in small quantities – a few drops is all you need at a time.

5 ways to use argan oil on hair
Most argan oil on the market is produced by a women’s cooperative in Morocco.
These cooperatives provide health care and education to women – that’s what I call beauty for a cause!
Outlined below are five effective recipes for hair with argan oil. Argan oil is particularly effective for split ends and hair breakage. 

5 Ways to Use Argan Oil on Your Hair 

1. Deep Conditioning

Apply argan oil from the roots to the tip of your hair and massage it into the scalp thoroughly then cover it with a disposable cap.

Wrap a hot towel around your head for 30 – 45 mins or overnight if desired. A hair steamer can also be used. Afterward, wash your hair and style as usual – moisture.

2. For Shiny Hair

Sprinkle a few drops of argan oil on your hairbrush before detangling gently. This will promote instant shine and luster.

3. Styling Oil

Apply 3 to 4 drops of argan oil to wet hair before styling. Helps protect hair from split ends and keeps frizz in check. 

4. Deep  Conditioning Mix

Mix 5 drops of argan oil with your favorite deep conditioner, apply generously to hair, and sit under a hair steamer for 20 – 30 minutes – intense moisturization.

5. Treating Coloured Hair

If you color your hair, this is a fantastic oil to get the moisture back into your hair. Method 1 above is especially good for colored hair.

Argan oil can be mixed with other oils but the most complementary oils are sweet almond oil and rosehip seed oil.

elma & sana argan oil

Elma & Sana Argan Oil

Which Argan Oil to Buy?

There are many brands of argan oil on the market and it’s easy to end up with the wrong brand – read 6 Ways to Spot Fake Argan Oil. Some great brands based on my research and experience are:-

  1. Elm & Sana 100% Pure Moroccan Argan Oil
  2. Pura D’or Moroccan Argan Oil
  3. Eve Hansen 100% Pure Argan Oil
  4. Poppy Austin Pure Argan Oil

Fast Facts About Argan Oil

  • Argan oil is best for medium to thick hair.
  • Argan oil can also be used on the face as an anti-aging treatment.

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Have you tried argan oil on your hair yet? Share your experience in the comments section.

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