Argan Oil, Collagen & Healing Scars
Collagen makes up around 74% of our skin and it is collagen that holds us together and heals damage to the skin.
Many commercial products are produced for improving collagen which use Retinoids.
These can increase skin thickness they also thin the stratum corneum. This is an important barrier which holds in moisture. This thinning is called Xerosis – dry skin. Prolonged use of retinoids can even decrease Ceramide levels in living skin which are essential for making collagen!
So, it is proven that topical creams can increase collagen production to heal scars or… Continue reading
Argan Oil for Home-Made Anti-Aging Skin Care Products
Most of the “wonder ingredients” promoted in commercial skin care products come from foods, oils and herbs.
Retinoids, AHA’s, Peptides and many active ingredients are all found in natural ingredients you probably have in your kitchen already!
Ingredients like milk, salts, fruits & oils can be used to make make effective, chemical-free and inexpensive alternatives to many commercial cosmetic products.
For more recipes download our eBook “the Ultimate Guide to Making Natural Cosmetics”. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to download.
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Post menopausal Skin &
The Effects of Cosmetic & Culinary Argan Oil
In Morocco Berber women in have long known that using cosmetic Argan Oil on skin and taking Culinary Argan Oil as a dietary supplement helped reduce skin aging and symptoms due to menopause.
So, Universities in Morocco completed a study to find a scientific explanation for the benefits observed by Moroccan women.
What they discovered was the pathway behind skin aging at menopause. In addition thay identified some useful nutrients which can be included in the diet for combating menopausal skin problems.