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INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS 'De L' Arganier: "How is Argan Oil Doing?"

  This International Scientific Congress on the Argan Tree is a bi-annual meeting between members of the academic community, and stakeholders related to the Argan tree and its products.  This congress aims at the: sharing of scientific and technical knowledge between national and international researchers, forest managers, economic actors and development institutions, the contribution to the implementation of the ambitious program the argan tree,  on a solid scientific basis The Congress is organized by the National Agency for the Development of Oasis Areas and the Argan Tree (ANDZOA) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, the High Commission for Water and Forests and the National Institute Agronomic Research. The congress will take place in Agadir, November 20-22, 2017...

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3 new abstracts Argan and Science: New Phytochemical Insights, the Argan tree in Algeria and Fungi &Fruit Fly.

Nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals play a critical role in maintaining human health. The argan tree is a source of a number of bioactive metabolites. ( red: Metabolites control the pace of Metabolism  and serve useful biological functions in the cells)  In this review, Farid Khallouki, FSTE, Errachidia, Morocco et al. emphasize the importance of the argan tree and particularly its fruit from a socio-economic and environmental point of view.

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How “green” teenagers are revolutionizing the beauty world

Teenagers relationship with the beauty world, and in particular with skincare, is revolutionizing the cosmetics market. Unlike their predecessors, teenagers are less interested in tomorrow's skin problems, such as wrinkles, and more sensitive to brightness and natural look. Their approach to cosmetics is dictated by the "green": they make conscious choices and are very careful to respect social and environmental sustainability.

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How is green skin care doing in the NYC fall?

Green skin care is on the rise in New York City, a recent survey by natural and organic skin care brand SULA NYC shows. About two thirds know the key ingredient of the products they buy, read ingredients. Etho-ethical certification is more and more recognized, cruelty free is almost a must, just like safety. 'Try before you buy'  is true for color cosmetics and fragrances, not so much for skin care, Hair products are expected to smell great. Single ingredients based products get all the attention as benefits are easier to google than complicated formulas from labs ().  Respectable sourcing is becoming more and more important; transparency is on the rise. And we are very happy to report a key...

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Argan Oil: Therapeutic potentials

The interesting use of argan oil is in traditional medicine as a health improving natural product, for skin, osteoarthritis and digestive issues. In  the  last  decades,  research  studies  have  shed  light  on  argan  oil  chemical  composition,  and  the biological effects of its components. Argan oil is highly enriched with bioactive substances such as tocopherols, carotenoïds, sterols and polyphenol molecules and many other substances. Each of these classes of molecules was shown to exert anti-oxidant, anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory activities in isolated cells and/or animal experiments, Read more: Prof. Dr. Mourad Errasfa, Argan oil's therapeutic potentials.

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