Properties and Benefits of Australian Macadamia Oil for Skin Care

Pure Nut - Macadamia Skin Care

As local macadamia farmers, we have developed a skin care brand with the 'Farm to Face' theme showcasing macadamia oil. To add credibility to our brand we would like to initiate investigative research on the benefits of macadamia oil for skin. This opportunity suits students enrolled in SCI00211 and SCI83012

Details

Availability: Approved

Time required: Not yet defined

Duration: Not yet defined

Location:
SCU
Alstonville
Australia

Requires face to face contact: Yes

Overview

Aims

To add credibility to our brand through formative research on the benefits of macadamia oil for skin.

Outcomes

Findings of the properties and benefits of macadamia oil for skin care.

Needs to be addressed

Credibility of macadamia oil as a beneficial ingredient for skin care.

Benefits to students

• working with local farmers
• supporting local business
• investigating the potential of value adding to agricultural farming - from a food to skin care ingredient.

Requirements

Southern Cross University

Research and testing of the properties of macadamia oil and how it can benefit skin types

Partner

Refined macadamia oil samples