Ingredient highlight: Macadamia Nut Oil
What is Macadamia Nut Oil? It's just the extract of the Macadamia Nut that we eat! Not only is it great for your health, it also has amazing skin benefits.
Why is Macadamia Nut Oil used in skincare?
- light weight
- chemical profile similar to human sebum
- palmitoleic, oleic acid and linoleic fatty acid
- contains phytosterols
Where is Macadamia Nut Oil on the Comedogenic Scale?
Souffle beauty's The Balm (cleansing balm) contains Macadamia Nut Oil to help with the removal of makeup, skin impurities and cleansing your skin. Suitable for all skin types and dry skin! If you have oily skin, you should use gentle cleansers and micellar water to remove makeup!
Fatty acid profile:
Palmitoleic Acid - omega 7 fatty acid with anti-aging, healing and rejuvenating properties. Usually prominent in Macadamia and Sea Buckthorn Oils.
- Macadamia Nut Oils contains highest sources between 16-23%
- Essential for pre-mature aging
- Discourages wrinkles from forming
- Heals and repairs
Oleic Acid -
- Helps with regeneration and revejunation
- Moisturizes and is anti-inflammatory
- Suitable for dry and sensitive skin types
Linoleic Acid -
- Helps to prevent trans-epidermal water loss from your skin and to lock moisture
- Restores skin’s barrier function - strengthens your skin
High in Phytosterols -
- Helps with cellular membrane and structure - repairs the skin's barrier function
- Calming and healing
What's your favorite way to cleanse? Cleansing balm, normal cleanser or gel or foam cleansers?