Macadamia

INCI: Macadamia Ternifolia

Origin: Kenya / South Africa / Australia / Mexico / Guatemala

Scent: Weak aroma

Colour: Clear / light yellow

Where does that stuff come from?

  • Macadamia is a genus of plants in the silver tree family.
  • Macadamia species grow as trees, sometimes with several trunks and, depending on the species, reach heights of 6 to 18 meters.
  • It is best known for the fruit of the two species Macadamia integrifolia and Macadamia tetraphylla, the seeds of which are called macadamia nuts.
  • The oil is extracted from the nut and then refined and deodorized.

What can this stuff do?

  • This oil is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants; it is moisturizing and nourishing.
  • Contains the fatty acids omega-7 and omega-9.
  • A light, nutty oil that is absorbed quickly without leaving a greasy feeling on the skin.
  • Macadamia nut oil also contains palmitoleic acid (omega-7), which has a similar composition to the skin sebum naturally produced by our skin.
  • The supply of palmitoleic acid to our skin decreases with age; By using macadamia nut oil, you can increase the amount of this essential fatty acid.
  • Palmitoleic acid is an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals, making the oil the ideal choice for mature skin.
  • Macadamia nut oil provides intensive moisture, revitalizes the skin and makes it soft. So it is the perfect choice for dry skin.
  • It quickly penetrates the top layer of skin, making it ideal for anyone who wants a facial oil that doesn’t stay on the skin for too long.
  • Macadamia nut oil is an excellent emollient (softens the skin) that is quickly absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy feeling on the skin.
  • It traps moisture and the skin stays moisturized and feels well cared for.
  • Macadamia nut oil is a great oil for hair care.
  • The essential fatty acids nourish the hair and give it shine.
  • The oil lies over the strands of hair, keeps moisture out and prevents frizzy hair.
  • It can be used as a nourishing hair treatment or applied before styling to smooth hair and give it shine.
  • The nutty-smelling oil is not comedogenic (value 2) and can be used for brittle, dry and sensitive skin.
  • Macadamia nut oil provides a lot of moisture and is therefore suitable for the care of the skin, hair and scalp.