Is rosehip oil or argan oil better as a daily facial moisturizer for men?


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Argan oil and rosehip oil can both be used as daily facial moisturizers, although some men use argan oil to improve triglyceride levels, according to Med-Health.net. Choosing the one that gives each person the most benefits depends on the individual needs of his skin.

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Rosehip oil is packed with vitamins and antioxidants, which are believed to correct dark spots and alleviate dry skin and have the potential to fade fine lines and scars, according to the Huffington Post. Rosehip seed oil can even improve the skin's elasticity and soothe skin overall. However, it can trigger acne breakouts by over-stimulating the skin, states Kristen Ma of the Huffington Post, so men with acne-prone skin should avoid using rosehip oil in frequent moisturizing regimens.

Argan oil is known as "liquid gold" due to its high vitamin E content and can help improve skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis that affect both men and women, states WebMD.

Argan oil can help skin to maintain moisture, in turn helping to halt the skin's aging process, Med-health.net suggests. Argan oil can soften skin while minimizing the appearance of burns and wrinkles and areas damaged by sun exposure and smoking. The oil also can help regulate sebum production so skin appears less greasy.

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