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Synonyms for almond

small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull

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3 billion pounds of almond meat is produced every year, but much of the almond shells from those nuts goes to waste.
Ground almond shells polish the skin while sandalwood and rose oil firm it up.
95) is a home spa scrub to exfoliate the skin, using ground almond shells and cocoa butter and apricot kernel oil to moisturise.
Macadamia, pecan and almond shells are of little commercial value other than the nuts' natural packaging -- or livestock bedding.
The first is a fizzing layer of marigold petals, followed by exfoliating almond shells, and then a centre of cocoa butter, apricot and sandalwood oils to moisturise freshly polished skin.