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Moroccan Oil and Argan Oil…what is the difference?

moroccoan oil argan oil for hairWe are hearing a lot about ingredients such as Moroccan Oil, and how they can keep hair looking and feeling healthy. Most of us have heard of Moroccan Oil and Argan Oil, and the difference between the two can be confusing. We are here to explain these ingredients so that you can get the best results.

Argan Oil and Moroccan Oil are both popular terms that we see when reading about hair care ingredients.  Even though they sound like different ingredients, they are actually two names used for the same exotic oil.

The perception that they are actually different may come from some hair care brands or hair products that are named after the oil.

What is Argan Oil?

This golden oil is extracted from kernels from the fruit produced by the Argan tree, which is native to southwestern Morocco. Argan Oil is a rich ingredient known for a variety of health benefits. It contains very high levels of Vitamin E and fatty acids, and it makes a great moisturizer for the hair, giving it strength and shine. The supply of this ingredient is relatively small, which can make products containing it a little pricey.

What is Moroccan Oil?

Moroccan Oil is actually Argan Oil…from Morocco!  Some products containing Moroccan oil often blend Argan oil with additional ingredients like silicone or aloe vera, which are also beneficial to the hair. Many people find that products promoting Moroccan oil in their ingredients tend to be richer. These added ingredients make the formula more robust, which is ideal for dry hair types. Hair that is less dry or fine should look for Argan Oil in its pure form for the best result.

We want your hair to look and feel as good as you do!

We take great pride in informing our guests about how to keep their hair lush and beautiful! If you have questions about the best moroccan oil hair products to use for your hair type, we are happy to offer our professional advice. If your hair is not looking healthy, ask us about the right cut and style or treatments to help bring your style to life. We care about our guests.  That’s why Monaco Salon is the best hair salon in Tampa, come and see why!

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