Tamanu body wafers melts at body temperature and are convenient single use skin moisturizer. Our body butter wafers are great companions in your purse, your work space, for travels, in the car and everywhere in between.
Nut scent of the wafers is derived from Tamanu oil.
Tamanu body wafers are:
Vegan, unscented,cruelty free, and all natural.
They are handmade with:
*Tamanu oil is a greenish oil extract from nuts of the Calophyllum inophyllum tree, which is native to Southeast Asia. In traditional medicine, people have used extracts from this tree to treat skin disorders and aid wound healing.
In traditional tribe rituals tamanu oil is applied topically to help with cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and stings, abrasions, acne and acne scars, psoriasis, diabetic sores, sunburn, dry or scaly skin, blisters, and eczema. Polynesian women believe that tamanu promotes healthy, clear skin and they use it to relive skin irritations.
**Shea Butter is a natural emollient that nourishes skin, maintaining its suppleness and moisturizes the hair.
Anti-inflammatory agents in Shea may reduce stinging and redness.
It is high in vitamin A, which may helps with collagen production.
Vitamins E, F and fatty acids may help with the look of fine lines, wrinkles, scars, stretch marks.
Provides protection from winds, sunlight, and pollution. Contains phenols, the same antioxidants that are found in green tea. Known to help with the itching of stretching or dry skin. Contains naturally occurring alatonin.
**Cocoa Butter melts at body temperature and is high in healthy fatty acids, polyphenols and vitamins K and E making it great moisturizer for skin and hair.
For centuries cacao butter has been used topically to naturally soothe dry, sensitive skin while reducing appearance of scars and unwanted marks. It is believed to have photo-protective properties that protect against harmful UV radiation.
More about cocoa butter can be found in reference link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4145303/)
***Avocado oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D and E, avocados can provide skin with deep moisture. The oil of an avocado penetrates the skin but is also thick enough to serve as a protective barrier.
Avocado oil “flavonoids, and phenolic acids that play the main role in fighting against free radical species that are the main cause of numerous negative skin changes.”(Reference link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3263051/)
****Candelilla Wax, is obtained from the plant Euphorbia cerifera, which is a plant that grows in North Central Mexico and the Texas Big Bend area. Candelilla Wax is used as an emollient, and a skin-protective barrier agent that helps prevent the skin from losing moisture. It contributes shine and functions as a stabilizer, an emulsifier, a fast-absorbing lubricant, and a nourishing skin conditioner. Candelilla Wax is reputed to help reduce the appearance of stretch marks as well as the signs of aging, such as wrinkles and age spots. Furthermore, it is said to hydrate parched and scaly skin for enhanced smoothness.
Body Butter Wafers are packaged in recyclable and ecological friendly clear PET jars.
Ingredients: Tamanu oil, unrefined Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Avocado oil and candelilla wax.
How to use:
Warm one or few of Body Butter Wafers in between hands for few seconds, then gently apply to dry desired skin areas.
Our Body wafers can serve as great bath melts(bath truffles) Just add one or more of wafers in your running warm bath water and enjoy. Please note that they will make your bath tub slippery and take extra precautions when entering & existing your tub to avoid fall and/or injuries.
*****Tamanu Body Wafers are for external use only!!! They should not be ingested and should not be stored within the reach of children. Patch test should be conducted on small area of skin, using a small amount of Tamanu Body Wafer to check for sensitivities. An absence of an allergic response within 48 hours generally indicates that the butter is safe to use. Individuals with allergies to nuts should consult with physicians prior use of tamanu body wafers and any other natural butters and/or oils.
NOTE- individuals that are allergic to nut shouldn’t use tamanu oil and/or products containing tamanu oil without prior medical consultation.
In the event of an allergic reaction, discontinue use of the product and see a doctor immediately.
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