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Argan Oil FAQs

General Information

Are there any side effects?

No, there are no proven side effects when using our products. This is for external use only. If you are unsure how this or any product will react on your skin, we suggest you consult with a physician before use.

How is Green Esthetics' Argan Oil made?

Argan oil comes from the nuts of the Argan tree, which is also call the “Argania Spinosa”. These nuts are cracked by hand by the local Berber women of Southwestern Morocco. The seed is extracted and then ground into an oil or paste. There is a large percentage of vitamin E in argan oil. Other component include Palmitic acid, Linoleic acid, Oleic acid & Stearic acid. All of this help to nourish you skin, prevent signs of aging & helps repair damaged hair.

I found some really inexpensive Argan oil, is it the real deal?

Probably not. The old saying, "you get what you pay for", normally stands true. There are several other stores and online businesses selling Argan oil for lower prices. Their products are generally watered down, diluted with preservatives and are not pure & organic. We believe our products are priced fairly due to the fact that everything is pure, organic & preservative free.

Is Green Esthetics’ Argan Oil hypoallergenic?

Yes, Green Esthetics’ Argan Oil is hypoallergenic. It is 100% natural, organic & pure argan oil. We have not experienced any reactions that were negative in any of our personal experience or thorough research.

Is Green Esthetics’ Argan oil scented?

Argan Oil goes through a cold press process, which leaves a very “natural” scent from the argan tree, and it can be a bit strong, but we have added a small amount (0.1%) of 100% Natural Lavender and Clary Sage Oil extract to give it a nice and pleasant smell.

What is Argan Oil?

Argan Oil is one of the rarest oils in the world. It comes from the Argan tree which is found in Southwestern Morocco. It is a natural oil and has excellent benefits for hair, skin & nails. Raw Argan oil has many benefits such as combating dryness & skin inflammation, acne, wrinkles, aging & even scars! Our Argan oil is imported directly from Morocco where only traditional methods of extracting the oil by hand are used.

What makes Argan Oil so unique?

Probably the biggest thing that makes Argan oil so unique is the fact that it can only be found in Southwestern Morocco. Despite the fact that others have tried to grow the tree that produces argan oil, no one has been successful. The raw argan oil that we use contains vitamin E which neutralizes free radicals, acts as an antioxidant, & anti inflammatory & provides UV protection. It also has Vitamin F which aids in moisturizing & anti aging. There are several other thing s found in argan oil that help with circulation, fights bacteria & slows down the cells aging process.

Who can use Argan Oil?

100% Argan oil works on all skin types so anyone can use it. It DOES come from a nut so if you have nut allergies, we suggest you visit your doctor before using our product. For those with oily skin, it is better use with your evening regimen.

Why choose Green Esthetics’ Argan Oil?

We feel the most important reason is that our Argan oil is 100% pure, and imported directly from the source from one of the most respected Argan Oil plantations in Morocco. There are no parabens, chemicals, or additives in our Argan oil. Parabens are preservatives and are found in many common health and beauty products to increase their shelf life. We strive to be a “green” company and only want to bring you the purest of products.

Skin

Are these products safe for all skin types?

Yes, our products are natural & pure and will work on all skin types.

Can I use Argan Oil on Oily Skin?

Yes. It will not clog your pores because it absorbs quickly into your skin due to the fatty acids. If you are excessively oily, we suggest you use mainly at night. With regular  use argan oil can regulate the production of sebum (oil) in your skin and alleviate acne problems.

How does Green Esthetics’ Argan Oil help with acne?

The fatty acids and vitamins in argan oil will help moisturize your pores which will naturally help protect the surface skin. This prevents dirt from getting trapped in your pores which causes acne.

How long does Argan Oil take to work on your skin?

You will start to see immediate results to your skin. Dramatic results will be seen after several days of consistent use.

What are the greatest benefits of pure Argan oil for Skin?

Argan Oil benefits your skin in many ways:
  • Helps restore the skin’s pH levels naturally.
  • Neutralizes free radicals from exposure to the environment.
  • Intense moisturizer due to the fatty acids in the oil. Also it has antimicrobial properties.
  • Treats acne by reducing the oiliness in skin.
  • Has anti aging properties and can reduce wrinkles.
  • Reduces scarring & stretch marks as well as helps to heal blemishes.
  • Assists in the cure of skin disorders such as psoriasis, acne and eczema by calming skin irritation and inflammation.
  • Tightens the skin by increasing its elasticity.

What if I have Eczema or Psoriasis, can Argan Oil help?

Argan oil has been proven to successfully  treat eczema or psoriasis. It is also great for reducing acne & fading stretch marks.

What is the correct amount needed for treating dry skin?

We suggest starting with just a few drops. It really requires just a little bit to go a long way. If you feel you need more, you can reapply as needed.

Why is Argan Oil good for my skin?

Scientists have just recently found what Moroccan women have known for centuries. They have had incredible results from using 100% argan oil on their hair, skin & nails. Argan oil is full of vitamin E & fatty acids. These ingredients are instrumental in reducing inflammation, acne & wrinkles, as well as fighting free radicals from the environment which can harm your skin.

Hair

Can Green Esthetics’ Argan oil repair my damaged hair?

Absolutely! The vitamins and fatty acids help condition you scalp. You may even use it overnight.

Can I straighten my hair with the Green Esthetics’ Argan oil in it?

Of Course! Green Esthetics’s Argan oil helps protect hair from the heat of styling products & it is great to apply prior to using any of the said products.

Can I use Argan Oil with hair colouring?

Yes, and actually it will help lock in the color in your hair & help it last longer. Simply add approximately a teaspoon of GE Argan oil to your hair color. This helps to nourish your hair from damage coloring causes as well as protect your hair.

Can I Use Green Esthetics’ Argan oil after Keratin Straightening?

Yes. Our products are free of Sodium Chloride (salt) therefore making them a good choice to use after keratin straightening.

Can I use Green Esthetics’ Argan oil as a stay in conditioner?

Yes, Green Esthetics’s Argan oil has many moisturizing ingredients and functions perfectly as a stay in conditioner.

Can I use this product also on Hair Extensions?

Green Esthetics’ Argan oil is by far the best product to use on wigs, hairpieces and hair extensions in addition to regular human hair. It will immediately hydrate, enrich & restore any of the above pieces.

Should I use Green Esthetics’ Argan oil before or after drying my hair?

Either way is beneficial, but it is more beneficial to use it before you dry your hair. The oil tends to work the water out of your hair, making it dry up to 40% faster than normal. Less time means less heat & less damage to your hair.

What are the greatest benefits of pure Argan Oil for Hair?

Because of the benefits of using argan oil on your hair, hair stylists are known to call it “liquid gold”. 
Here are some of the many benefits for Argan oil used on your hair:
  • Reduces tangling and hydrates naturally.
  • Tames dry, flyaway hair.
  • Nourishes the hair shaft which improves elasticity and strengthens it.
  • Repairs damage caused by over styling & using heat on hair. It gives hair its healthy shine back.
  • The Omega 3 & 9 in argan oil help to repair split ends.
  • It is not greasy & gives hair a luster & shine due to its moisturizing properties.
  • Gives life back to hair damaged from the environmental elements.

Will Green Esthetics’ Argan Oil make my hair or skin oily and greasy?

No, actually the opposite is true in that Green Esthetics’ Argan oil will help reduce the oiliness in you hair.

Will it weigh my hair down so it looks dull and lifeless?

Green Esthetics’ Argan oil does not leave any build up in your hair so it will not weigh it down. Due to the vitamin E and fatty acids it will give your hair a healthy shine instead of a dull, lifeless look. It may also be used several times a day if needed and will not produce a build up.