Argan oil, a billion-year-old Moroccan beauty treatment, is a trademark ingredient of Josie Maran’s beauty line, including Josie Maran Natural Volume Lip Gloss. Says sales copy on Sephora.com, “To plump the lips, there is a naturally occurring tripeptide that has been shown to visually enhance the lips by stimulating lip collagen.”
You know what else stimulates lip collagen?
The only beauty treatments that work are SPF 1,000,000+, Retin-A, skipping liquor, snorting lines of matcha green tea, and needles in 90210…
I’m not a fan of natural beauty, nor do I believe it exists. Natural beauty is a painful myth perpetuated by ugly chicks who hate how they look. Beauty is built with brains, swagger, and –
So naturally, I’m trying Josie Maran 100% argan oil not because it’s a travel-friendly, organic, billion-year-old moisturizer for your face, hair, and hands, but because for $28 an ounce Josie Maran’s argan oil is almost as expensive as getting needled in 90210 — which means it must be effective.
And I would know.
I used to visit a Beverly Hills medi spa that worked with Dr. Jiffy Lube, the Argentine faux doc who pumped automobile-grade ingredients into Priscilla Presley’s bloated lips…