Jojoba oil and Argan oil are both promoted as hair care oils (as well as being promoted as skin care oils).
In this article we are going to try to decipher which is better as a hair care oil. We are going to compare the chemical composition of the two oils, and look at how each effects hair health.
First let’s learn more about these two oils, where they come from and how they are processed.
What is Argan Oil?
The Argan tree grows exclusively in the country of Morroco. Argan trees are an endangered tree that are now being protected because of Argan oil production. The kernels from the Argan nut contain the oil that we use.
For centuries, the people of Morrocco have used Argan oil, both as a cooking oil, and a beauty oil.
The world-wide popularity of Argan oil has helped the women of Morroco by creating jobs. Women’s cooperatives have sprung up to harvest and process this in-demand oil. The harvesting and processing of Argan oil is very labor intensive and is mostly done by hand.
Is Jojoba Oil Good For Hair
Yes, Jojoba Oil IS good for your hair. Jojoba Oil is rich in many vitamins including Vitamin C, B, E along with Zinc and Copper. Jojoba oil has an oily composition, so it can be used as a moisturizer. This combinations helps strengthen hair and is also through to prevent hair loss and thinness. You can use Jojoba Oil every day but do not overdo it, just a little bit will be plenty to maintain rich, moist hair.