Beauty Chat: Let’s Talk about Maracuja and Argan Oil
Heard of maracuja or argan oil? If you haven’t you’re in luck because we got a lot of information on them. For starters, these oils in the purest form are free from unnecessary chemicals, by-products, but most importantly are all natural. They have proven benefits that help improve the look and the feel of the skin and hair. Since these oils are natural they are unlikely to cause irritation to your skin so you won’t have to worry about unsightly breakouts. However, with daily use you’ll noticed rejuvenated skin that is smooth, radiant and clear.
While the oils offer similar results, they are in fact different. Maracuja oil is derived from a special process using passion flowers that is cold-pressed. It is loaded with vitamin C and essential fatty acids that is easily absorbed by the skin/scalp. As a result the oil replenishes the skin and helps improve the look of damaged hair as well as encourages hair growth. It also has some serious has anti-aging benefits– it helps reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. If this wasn’t enough Maracuja also has some relaxation properties. Since the maracuja oil is quickly absorbed, it is very light-weight and it is perfect for skin prone to breakouts. Tarte sells a 1.7 oz. bottle of pure maracuja oil at $46 that you’ll have for a long time. A little goes a long way. Add a few drops to your favorite leave in conditioner, facial cream, or to your bubble bath for extra protection.
Unlike, Maracuja oil, which is derived from the passion fruit, Argan oil is derived from the fruit of the Argan tree, native to Morocco. Argan oil is extremely rich in vitamin E and carotene, along with essential fatty acids. It’s also loaded with
squalene, which is believed to protect the skin from free radical damage that causes skin cancer. Like Maracuja oil, Argan
oil is gentle on all skin types. It has anti-aging benefits and helps to nourish and revitalize the skin even acne prone skin. The oil also works wonders on the hair. It adds a lovely shine to even the dullest hair, it moisturizes even the driest hair and helps reduce split ends.
Ultimately, you want to choose an oil that works with your skin type and best addresses your beauty concern.
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