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What is Tamanu Nut Oil?

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What is Tamanu Nut Oil?

The Tamanu Nut Tree is found in Polynesia, Oceania, Southeast Asia, and other tropical climates. The cold pressed oil from the Tamanu Nut is sometimes referred to as "Green Gold" due to the dark green color and the bountiful health benefits; or "Beauty Leaf" for use of the oil in controlling skin conditions and the value of the oil to the cosmetics industry. Because extracting Tamanu oil is such a time-intensive process, it carries a high price tag and can be difficult to find. Because of the rarity, it isn't surprising that it is only found in high-end products or in small-batch releases....


Top 7 Activated Charcoal Health Benefits (Infographic)

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Top 7 Activated Charcoal Health Benefits (Infographic)

Activated charcoal is the latest trend in the beauty industry due to its amazing detoxifying and cleansing properties. Its molecular structure enables it to trap toxins and chemicals and flush them out of the body permanently. Furthermore, activated charcoal products are safe, 100% natural and affordable! Activated charcoal has many applications, ranging from treating mosquito bites to fighting toxins and lowering cholesterol. This info graphic breaks down some of the most practical activated charcoal health benefits.   1. Whitens teeth One of the most popular health benefits of activated charcoal is its ability to whiten teeth and get rid of stains—in fact, it’s been...


Does Activated Charcoal Really Whiten Teeth?

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Does Activated Charcoal Really Whiten Teeth?

Activated charcoal has recently gone viral; popping up in foods, drinks and beauty products all over social media, including its appearance as the latest in teeth whitening craze; but why!? How can rubbing black stuff on your teeth make them whiter and not leave you looking like a pirate? We’re here to give you the scoop on all things activated charcoal; and why it’s your new go-to for whiter teeth. What is Activated Charcoal?People hear “charcoal” and think BBQ coals; but this ain’t it fam. Activated charcoal is distinct from normal household charcoal in that it has a much larger...


Does Activated Charcoal Powder Damage Teeth Enamel?

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Does Activated Charcoal Powder Damage Teeth Enamel?

Activated charcoal powder has become a popular alternative to chemical-based teeth whitening kits among natural beauty enthusiasts since it has proven to be very effective and painless. However, one question often remains unanswered: is activated charcoal powder safe to brush your teeth with and does it damage your enamel? In fact, activated charcoal powder from a reputable brand like Charcoal Guam is 100% safe for your teeth when used properly. The common misconception is that activated charcoal whitens teeth through abrasion. In fact, the whitening power of activated charcoal comes from its ability to bind to toxins and other impurities; not from the abrasiveness....