The macadamia nut is native to Australia. So being able to buy local makes it a special ingredient in our products.Macadamia nut oil is a lightweight oil that is a rich source of Vitamin A, iron, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and folates. The antioxidants benefits will keep you beautiful on the inside. Fatty acids found in macadamias include Oleic Acid (Omega 9), Palmitoleic Acid (Omega 7) and Linoleic Acid (Omega 6). Fatty acids are essential for soft glowing skin, keeping you beautiful on the outside. And this is probably the best-kept secret of macadamia oil, it's highly rejuvenating and deeply moisturizing for the skin. Restore Your Skin The Omega 6 in the macadamia nut helps to restore the skins natural barrier function and this will reduce water loss. Due to this, macadamia nut oil has been said to slow the signs of ageing. Sounding good right?! Next time you walk pass macadamias, throw them in your shopping basket. It's money well spent. Get Back Your Natural Glow As we grow older, Omega 7 levels will naturally decrease contributing to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. And... you guessed it, macadamia is high in Omega 7 so it helps give get back your natural glow and youthful appearance. Curiously, palmitoleic acid is also an active anti-microbial commonly found in youthful skin. “ Research has shown that palmitoleic acid improves insulin function and reduce inflammation and fatty liver in animals. It keeps hunger pangs at bay and is great for the heart. "Natural beauty is the best beauty." Deeply Moisturising Without That Greasy Feeling Macadamia also contains Omega 9 making it very, very moisturising and softening on the skin. Macadamia nut oil is well absorbed and does not leave that greasy feeling. Omega-9 benefits the heart, brain and overall well-being when consumed and produced in moderation. Omega 9 may also help increase energy, decrease anger and enhance your mood. So you're looking after the inside and the outside. Beauty is complete. Safety Macadamia nut oil is safe for all skin types, however, avoid it if you suffer from a nut allergy.