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Why Tamanu?

Why Tamanu?

Au naturel...  You might have already read our Mali Mali Ingredients: Don’ts article, but Mali Mali would also like to highlight our wonderful natural ingredients. Signature ingredient... Our signature ingredient is tamanu oil (Calophyllum inophyllum) from the South Pacific. Tamanu oil has the unique ability to promote the formation of new healthy tissue, thereby accelerating the healing process.   Tamanu oil helps treat sunburns, scrapes, wounds, insect bites, eczema, psoriasis, blisters, acne, and itchy, dry, and scaly skin. Polynesian women have used tamanu oil for centuries to maintain a healthy, clear, blemish-free complexion. Our founder began using tamanu oil to help...

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Mali Mali Ingredients Never List

Mali Mali Ingredients Never List

What we avoided... Mali Mali is very proud of our strong beliefs of using natural ingredients in our products, and we have a list of ingredients we purposefully avoided. We absolutely do not formulate any of our products with silicone, parabens, beeswax, and palm oil.  ...and why... It’s pretty simple. Silicone causes an artificial barrier on top of your skin which can cause trapped bacteria to irritate your skin and it is non-biodegradable. Parabens are known to mimic estrogen in the body and can disrupt hormone function in women. High levels of parabens are also linked to breast cancer.  Many...

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The Importance of Natural Skin Care Products

The Importance of Natural Skin Care Products

Mali Mali is very proud to use natural ingredients in our products. We thoroughly believe in the importance of using good products for your skin. I started this company in the hopes offering hypoallergenic people like me a natural alternative to lab-synthesized pharmaceuticals. Mom and I used to have a routine down; hives would collect on my skin and she would readily whip out her travel-sized Cortisone cream and a small pink Benadryl tablet. As I got older, I realized the significance of the drugs I was taking and the creams I applied to my skin. I began doing more...

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How to be Eco-Friendly in the City

How to be Eco-Friendly in the City

You might be thinking… I live in the city, what on earth could I possibly have to do with the growing threat of climate change? It’s a completely rational thought. It can seem really difficult to help, especially if you have absolutely no idea how. It may seem as though you alone can not make the biggest impact when it comes to protecting our planet. But if you live in an apartment you can still unplug or turn off lights when you leave, so as not to waste energy. You can also go easy on the AC. Although it can...

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