The Spoiled Bee Cosmetics
Argan Oil has been used for centuries for its nourishing properties. A very rich source of Vitamin E and essential nutrients, Argan oil is great for all skin types, particularly for dry/sensitive skin and can also be used to repair very damaged/fragile hair. Very well absorbed by the skin, it can be used both pure or in your cosmetic recipes. Our botanical oils are all vegan, gluten free and cruelty free.
Argan oil's color is light yellow, the touch is pretty oily, so if you want to avoid this oily aspect, you can use a blend of argan oil with hazelnut or marula oil. This 2 complementary oils will help to penetrate your skin, thanks to it’s tiny molecular sizes
The smell is sweet, however you need to be very careful where you buy your argan oil, depending on the mills it is coming from, you will have huge difference in smells.
Our argan oil has a nutsy smell.
Natural Chemical Composition of Argan Oil:
♦Poly insaturated Essential fatty Acids commonly called vitamine F: around 30% of linoleic acid (omega 6)
♦Mono insaturated fatty acids: around 45% of oleic acid.
♦Saturated fatty acids: palmitic acid (around 12%, stearic acid: around 6%)
Benefits in cosmetic of unsaturated fatty acids: nourrishing, protecting, softening, regenerating, bring softness and glow, preserve from early aging.
Other active components of Argan Oil:
♦ Tocopherols (vitamine E) natural anti oxidant
♦Phenolic component (ferulique acids, syringic and vanillic): anti oxidant (which is partially why this oil is fighting against cholesterol)
♦ Triterpenic alcohol: protecting the skin, anti fungal properties, anti viral and anti inflammatory properties. "terpenic", this is one of the component found frequently in essential oils and is known to offer anti inflammatory benefit).
♦Sterols: are improving the natural protecting skin barrier as well as micro circulation, it also slow down the skin aging, it offers anti inflammatory properties and is protecting against UV action.
♦ Carotenoids and xanthophyls: anti oxidante and photoprotective (UV protecting)
♦ Triacyglycerids: softening benefits, helps regenerating the lipid film on your skin.
Now we can fully understand why argan oil has these numerous cosmetic properties: Hydrating, protecting, smoothing, softening, regenerating, this oil is giving softness and is preserving your skin against aging.