6 Cool Things You Didn’t Know Tissue Oil Could Do For Your Skin

Like, tissue oil was actually intended for medicinal use... 

Zinhlezonke Zikalala |

Ready for some beauty 101? Tissue oil is in fact made out of a combination of oils: omega is one of them, oils from plants such as flax, marula and rose hip. The amazing thing is that all of these oils, when combined, have the power to treat a variety of common medical aliments, including skin conditions like dryness, acne and scars.

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But it doesn’t end there – and we’re here to school you on a few other uses you probably didn’t know about…

1. Cuticle Oil

This oil is the bomb as a cuticle oil to nourish your nails. Simply apply a tiny amount to your nail and cuticle area, then massage it in. Try: Bio Oil, R73, available at


2. Bath Oil

Add a few drops to your tub for all-over-body moisture that lasts. Try: Matsimela Tissue Oil, R175, available at



3. After-Shave Oil

If going bald is your vibe… this is your friend. Straight after you’ve shaved your head, rub it in to keep your skin soft and supple. And for the rest of you: you can use it on your legs and pits too! Try: Ingram’s Tissue Oil, R66, available at

4. Scars and Blemishes

Rubbing a few drops onto scars or blemishes a couple of times a day can reduce the appearance of spots you’d rather not have hanging around on your bod. Try: African Extracts Tissue Oil, R63, available at

5. Itch and Flake Reliever

Apply tissue oil to your scalp to relieve embarrassing flaking and irritating itching. Hello moisture and cheers dryness. So simple! Try: Sh’Zen Natural Tissue Oil for Body, R239, available at


6. Shimmer Oil

Spray tissue oil as a mist onto your legs and arms to avoid that ashy, dull, grey look. Get ready to glow. Try: Justine Tissue Oil Gold, R299, available at


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