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Argan Oil Vs Barbary Fig Seed Oil

Both elixirs are remarkably effective for hydrating and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. What makes each oil unique is the difference in composition of the essential fatty acids. Barbary fig seed oil and Argan oil are better suited for distinct purposes in your personal care regime.

Illustrated in the infographic below, exceptionally high levels of Vitamin E (1000mg/kg) and Linoleic acid (62%) make Barbary fig seed oil more suited for intense skin hydration and cell renewal.

It also supports skin repair after trauma and provides maximum protection from environmental stress. The oil is extremely light and It helps address the signs of aging including hyper pigmentation. Linoleic acid is predominantly present in Barbary fig seed oil and this fatty acid plumps the skin to help smooth out wrinkles and increase firmness.

Argan oil is renowned for its healing, conditioning and repairing properties.  It contains a higher concentration of Oleic acid (46.05%). This essential fatty acid is wonderful for your hair. It’s tames fizzy ends and promotes hair growth. No doubt, after use, you’ll have luminous soft locks with incredible shine.

Argan oil shares similar elements with barbary fig seed oil and its also recommended for skin care. Be sure to know that argan oil’s natural structure makes it remarkably suitable for the hair.



Gentle DIY Facial Scrub

Who doesn’t want a magnificent glowing skin? The truth is that you long for gorgeous glowing skin, but don’t know the secret might be in your kitchen. Tested and proven are 3 simple ingredients that make a wonderful facial scrub, which will leave your skin glowing, remarkably hydrated and eliminate dead skin cells from your face while boosting skin tone.

These ingredients are

  • Sugar – 1 tablespoon
  • Buttermilk (or plain yogurt) – 3 tablespoon
  • Finely grounded oats OR cornmeal – 2 tablespoon


  1. Blend the ingredients together in a small bowl or cup until a paste is formed then let it sit for a while.
  2. Pull your hair away from your face and cleanse your face with lukewarm water for about 30 seconds.
  3. Apply the homemade scrub onto your skin, then gently massage in circular motion round your face.
  4. The third step should last for 5-7mins then rinse off your face with lukewarm water and dry with a clean face towel.

Prior applying the scrub, be sure to test it on your forearm where your skin is more sensitive so as to ensure your skin welcomes the scrub. After exfoliating your skin with this simple scrub, you will feel how smooth your skin becomes.  Its quite instantaneous and you can easily moisturize the new skin layer. Moisturize with Barbary fig seed oil and you will be marveled.…