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Macadamia Nut Oil – The Benefits

Author: Beth Cox March 31st, 2018

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So Macadamia Nut Oil… it can be a bit of weird concept to think about putting nut oils on our skin and hair but they have huge benefits! The right kind of skincare oils work better than oil free products to normalise oil production, reduce the signs of ageing and refine the skin’s texture.

If you have naturally oily or congested skin don’t be put off by the thought of using products with natural oils as the main ingredient! These natural oils do not cause oily skin or clog the pores. While all skin types may react differently to skincare oils, macadamia nut oil tends to be highly tolerated by the vast majority of people.

The sciencey stuff…

Macadamia Nuts contain approximately 80% monounsaturated fats, including oleic acid, which protects your heart from disease and reduces cholesterol levels. The oil is also a rich source of palmitoleic acid, which is a power antioxidant that supports healthy cell membranes, hydrates skin and supports skin healing. The oil can minimise skin conditions such as dandruff, dry skin, dry hair and brittle nails.

These are the main benefits of using Macadamia Nut Oil in your skin care and on your hair:

• It won’t break you out, it will actually help the healing of breakouts and acne scars.
• Keeps your skin moisturised whilst also helping to balance oil production.
• It absorbs quickly without leaving a greasy residue.
• Applied on the hair it will leave your locks shiny, silky and moisturised.

Speaking of hair care…

The rich acid content of macadamia nut oil makes it super beneficial for your hair; missed into shampoo or using Macadamia specific shampoos can help to increase the shine and health of your hair, strengthen the follicles and reduce hair loss.

These are some of our favourite products that contain Macadamia Nut Oil:

Macadamia Healing Oil Treatment

This oil treatment for your hair helps to improve the appearance and condition of your hair. It’s super beneficial for dry, damaged hair to help restore a smooth and shiny appearance as well as reducing the drying time significantly. It is made from a lightweight, non-greasy formula which is a blend of Macadamia and Argan Oil.

Macadamia Nourishing Moisture Shampoo

This shampoo is perfect for medium to coarse hair textures. It offers rich hydration to help strengthen and repair the natural follicles of the hair. A blend of Macadamia, Argan, Avocado and Hazelnut oils nourish and lock in moisture.

Macadamia Taming Curling Cream

This is a defining cream for curly or wavy hair, it helps define full-bodied, touchable curls. It also tames flyaways, unruly curls for a flawless look.

Organix Macadamia Oil Conditioner

Drench your locks in a ultra moisturising conditioner infused with nutrient rich macadamia oils to instantly hydrate and smooth parched, dry hair while sugar cane extract and bamboo extract soften and help reduce the appearance of split ends.

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