What it is
Argan oil is derived from the kernels of the argan trees. Because these trees only grow in a few regions, it is rare, hence the high price. Argan Oil contains several lipids and fatty acids like oleic acid, palmitic acid and linoliec acid, which are all beneficial for the skin. In addition, it also contains Vitamin E, phenols, carotenes and Ferulic Acid (an antioxidant).
What it does
Argan Oil is high in Linoleic Acid, which increases skin moisture and softens dry skin as well as reducing inflammation.
In addition, the oil has antioxidant properties.
Finally, it can reduce oil on the face.
Because Argan Oil is high in Oleic Acid, which is very comedogenic, it could clog pores and cause acne.