Macadamia Nut Oil


Many of the products on SunQui.st boast natural ingredients for protection against the sun, such as this delightful leave-in conditioner.

While only proven as a UVB filter, and only at an SPF of 6, Macadamia nuts pack quite the punch when applied to ones skin.  

From the Hybrid Rasta Mama Site: "Macadamia is known as the "king of nuts” and its oil is known to have almost the same properties as sebum. Sebum is the oil produced by our sebaceous glands to protect the skin from dryness and in a way makes skin and hair waterproof. Macadamia nuts provide vitamins, minerals and antioxidant fatty acids. Good sources of magnesium, iron, phosphorous, potassium and vitamin E, the oil from Macadamia nuts also contains a natural plant chemical called cinnamic acid which provides a variable SPF level of 6.... "