Argan oil is the hot beauty trend

 Josie Maran Argan Sugar Balm Body Scrub(Photo: Devon Jarvis)

What do we have in common with goats that climb trees? They eat the fruit of the argan tree found in Morocco, the same trees that create argan oil, which we love to rub on literally every part of our bodies. 

Argan oil, also known as "Liquid Gold," has been used by Moroccan women for centuries for its beautifying benefits. The oil is so popular because it is a 100 percent organic source of vitamin E and essential fatty acids, making it something of a celebrity in the world of beauty.

At left: Josie Maran Argan Sugar Balm Body Scrub, $28, heals all over as it hydrates.

Its many miraculous skin and hair benefits include  moisturizing, anti-aging and healing properties for the entire body. It softens dry skin, heals acne, lightens scars, reduces wrinkles, softens cuticles, repairs damaged hair and more. What's not to love?

Check out seven of our favorite products that contain the miracle oil.


Shu Uemura Art of Hair Silk Bloom Restorative Shampoo(Photo: Devon Jarvis)





Seek Hair-apy

Shu Uemura Art of Hair Silk Bloom Restorative Shampoo, $48, is spiked with argan oil to relax strands.


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Pour Diptyque Precious Oils(Photo: Devon Jarvis)Get steamy

Pour Diptyque Precious Oils, $78, into your bath to prevent prunage while you soak.

















Moroccanoil Body Soufflé(Photo: Devon Jarvis)

Wrestle Wrinkles

Sun damage is no match for the antioxidants in Moroccanoil Body Soufflé, $52.















L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour(Photo: Devon Jarvis)Gimme Lip

The argan in L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour, $9 (shown: Tickled Pink) softens dry lips, letting color pop.

















Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil(Photo: Devon Jarvis)Not So Slick

Detangle and de-frizz with a pump of the superlight Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil, $38.

















Clé de Peau Beauté Eye Color Quad in #17(Photo: Devon Jarvis)Oh, Eye See!

The nutty oil in Clé de Peau Beauté Eye Color Quad in #17, $80, cuts down on creasing, so shadow stays longer.















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