From the Publisher

Welcome to the premier issue of Argan Oil Magazine which we debuted at World Argan Oil Expo, December 10-12 in Agadir, Morocco.

AOM is the first and only magazine on worldwide newsstands to provide organic hair and skincare essentials news, feature stories, articles, product reviews, blog posts and more, covering argan oil, prickly pear seed oil, castor oil and other powerful natural products.

Argan Oil Magazine is published quarterly in print and online by SYS-CON Media, one of the most influential media companies in the world.

The publisher of Argan Oil Magazine, SYS-CON Media was founded in 1994 and has has been named among America’s 500 fastest growing private companies three years in a row. Noteworthy alumni of Inc 500 includes Microsoft, Oracle, CompUSA, Gateway, Timberland, Jenny Craig, and Domino’s Pizza.

SYS-CON Media is the publisher of over two dozen leading magazine titles on worldwide newsstands including well-known consumer magazines such as International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine, Jet Charters & Travel Magazine, CyberGamer Magazine.

PRSA 2003 Excellence in Technology Journalism Award: Public Relations Society of America’s Prestigious Awards This Year Were Shared by SYS-CON’s LinuxWorld Magazine, Time Magazine, and SmartMoney Magazine.

Most Trusted Publication by Evans Data: SYS-CON’s Java Developer’s Journal ranked number 1 as the “most trusted” publication among developers who use Java.

Deloitte & Touche 2002 Fast 50 Award: As a winner of the Technology Fast 50 Award, SYS-CON was nominated for the national competition of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S. In 2001, the company’s five-year revenue growth was among the top 500 public and private technology companies in the nation.

Ernst & Young 2000 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Nomination: In 2000, Ernst & Young nominated Fuat Kircaali, founder and CEO of SYS-CON, for its annual “Entrepreneur of the Year” award. This nomination honors individuals and companies whose ingenuity, hard work, and innovation have created successful and growing business ventures.