Notes: If not used in a small dilution with another vegetable oil, Macadamia Nut Oil may overpower a blend.
- Scent: Sweet, nutty, fatty and more fragrant than other nut oils.
- Consistency: Thick
- Absorption/Feel: Readily absorbed, leaves oil film on skin
- Color: Clear with Yellow Tinge
- Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Action: Anti-inflammatory, emollient
Benefits: Great for dry, aging skin, reduces fine lines and wrinkles and has proven to be one of the best regenerative oils available. It is high in monounsaturated fatty acids, and closely resembles sebum (the oil naturally produced by skin to help protect it).
Macadamia oil is a terrific protective oil with a high absorption rate, and has been successfully used as a healing oil for scars, sunburns, minor wounds, and other irritations.
Good for Skin Types: All, but especially Dry/Mature
Chemical Analysis: Approximately 15% saturated fat, 60% oleic acid (an omega-9 fatty acid), 2% linoleic acid (an omega-6 essential fatty acid), up to 2% alpha linolenic acid (an omega-3 essential fatty acid)
Precautions: None known, but should not be used by those with nut allergies.
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