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tamanu oil

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Good
Categories:
Plant Extracts , Skin Soothing
From a tree native to Polynesia, all of the miraculous claims attributed to it are hinged on anecdotal, not scientific, evidence. There’s no harm in using this oil in skin care—like most oils, it is composed of phospholipids and glycolipids, and these are natural constituents of healthy-looking skin and are good water-binding agents.

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