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Macadamia Nut Oil

A high quality nut oil that leaves skin & hair feeling great!

Botanical Name Macadamia integrifolia

 Most expensive and popular hair are products now contain that very special oil - Macadamia Nut Oil

Macadamia nut oil is cold pressed straight from the nut. The cold pressing process helps to keep all the nutritional qualities found within the nut oil.

 It has one of the highest levels of mono-unsaturated fat amongst the vegetable and nut oils available, which makes it an important addition to a healthy diet and well as healthier skin. It is also high in antioxidants and Omega 3 & Omega 6. It also contain a high level of Palmitoleic acid. Palmitoleic acid  occurs naturally in our skin as part of sebum its job is to support moisture and oil levels. For this reason Macadamia is favoured for it ability to help dry skin and hair.

 

Mature Skin and Macadamia Nut Oil

Because Macadamia nut oil contains over 20% palmitoleic acid it can help to maintain moisture and oil levels. As we age the level of palmitoleic acid is reduced,which results in dry skin.It can also act as a softening emollient, protecting skin cells from deterioration resulting in healthier skin.

In skin care Macadamia is perfect for facial and body moisturizer and  due its wonderful absorbtion comes into its own when used for a full body

 

Hair Care using Macadamia Nut Oil

Macadamia oil is light so it is easily absorbed into the hair shaft and skin. It also has proteins, and its vitamin E and a high count of mono-unsaturated fatty acids which mimic sebum (naturally produced oil on scalp and skin which protects it from damage). All of these qualities contribute to its reputation as a superb hair treatment.

 

A quick hair and scalp treatment idea.

Heat 1 cup of macadamia nut oil for 40 seconds in the microwave. (handle with care) When it is cool to the touch but still warm you can do a hot oil treatment to treat hair and scalp

 Please remember to always test patch any oil 48 hours before use and consult with your health care adviser or dermatologist prior to using macadamia nut oil as a topical treatment.

macadamia nut oil should be avoided by those who suffer with nut allergies.

 

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