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Tamanu Oil to Keep Blemishes at Bay

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TAMANU OIL/ (tuh-mahn-oo oil)/ n./ 1. A thick, brown oil extracted from the nuts of the Tamanu tree, native to Southeast Asia;/ n./ 2. Tamanu oil promotes the formation of new tissue and also boasts anti-inflammatory properties that can treat everything from sunburn to skin blemishes and rosacea, e.g., “If your skin tends to veer towards the greasy side, fight oil with oil—tamanu oil, which is nature’s answer to the dreaded pizza face.”

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  1. voguereader says:

    I have the same issues! and I use a skin oil by “natalie” that has that oil.I think they are sold at bliss but I called at 212 841 5552. i think they have a website too ..but i cant remember it.

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