Organic Macadamia Nut Oil - 1000ml
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- High in mono-unsaturated fatty acids & Palmitoleic acid, which promotes youthful, hydrated skin
Description : This Organic Macadamia Oil is a fantastic regeneranative oil. It is high in mono-unsaturated fatty acids and contains Palmitoleic acid, which promotes youthful, hydrated skin. Macadamia oil is an ideal choice for mature skin as it contains over 20% palmitoleic acid, which helps to retain moisture in the skin. Palmitoleic acid occurs naturally in the skin as part of sebum, but we produce less of it with age, which results in drier skin. Macadamia nut oil is therefore a good ingredient to have in products for mature, dry skin. Macadamia is also rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids and has been successfully used to help heal scars and sunburns. It is considered very safe for use in facial and baby products. Macadamia nut oil feels fatty, thick, soft and sticky on the skin and can take up to one hour to be absorbed. This is known as a long â€˜surface timeâ€TM, providing good lubrication which makes it macadamia nut oil excellent for whole body massage oils. Once absorbed, it leav...