Price: If the price is too good to be true, it probably is. Pure argan oil of Morocco is high priced and if it is cheap, it is probably a fake.
Packaging: Check that the product is properly packaged and that it has the proper labelling. Argan oil should be bottled in dark glass.Plastic or clear glass bottles can make the oil deteriorate, especially when in contact with the sun. Therefore, the oil loses its properties. Our product comes in highly recyclable amber bottles, so you don't have to worry about environmental contamination.
Smell: Argan oil has a unique, natural nutty smell which is not strong. If the oil has a strong, or perfumed smell, it is probably a fake.
Colour: Argan oil should have a pale/yellow gold colour, neither too dark nor too light. The original Argan Oil is pale yellow/gold coloured and looks a little bit 'cloudy'. If you see a sediment at the bottom of the bottle, don't worry! Argan Oil that looks crystal clear or has other colours is most probably fake.
Texture: Argan Oil is light-weighted in texture, not too watery nor too sticky. It is rather smooth and is quickly absorbed. If it feels heavy or greasy, it may be a fake.
Ingredients: Read the label and look for additional ingredients that are not 100% pure argan oil. Argan Oil is made of only one ingredient from the Argan nut/kernel called Argania Spinosa. If you find other ingredients, it is most probably a fake.
Remember that the best way to ensure that you're buying a genuine product is to purchase from a trusted source that supplies the original oil from Morocco.
To be sure that you're purchasing premium Argan oil, it's best to follow these steps:
Buy from a reputable source: Look for a reputable and reliable retailer that specializes in selling authentic Argan oil.
Read the label: Make sure that the label lists only 100% pure Argan oil as the ingredient.
Look for reviews: Read customer reviews and see what others have to say about the quality and authenticity of the oil.
Ask questions: If you have any doubts, don't hesitate to ask the seller for more information or clarification.
Try a small bottle first: If possible, try a small bottle first to see if the oil meets your expectations before buying a larger quantity.
By following these steps, you can increase your chances of purchasing a premium and authentic Argan oil.