Mangoes are jam packed with Vitamins, powerful phytochemicals and antioxidants that help promote healthy skin by helping it repair itself, slow down aging, lock in moisture and enhance elasticity. Give your skin the nourishing boost it needs with these delicious skin recipes.
Simply Mango Cleanser – Simply mash and apply some mango pulp on your face, massage lightly and wash off. Mango helps unclog pores, cleansing it and adding freshness to the face. Also helps fight pimples.
Mango-Coco Skin-repair Mask – Mangoes are rich in Vitamin C and beta-carotene, which the body converts to Vitamin A, and together they help in the skin’s self-repair. Mix a tablespoon of mashed mango pulp with a teaspoon of organic coconut oil and stir till you get a consistent smooth mask. Apply liberally on a cleansed face with a circular motion. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off with cool water.
Mango-Oatmeal Scrub – Make a paste of mashed mango, oatmeal and milk and use as a body scrub to make your skin tender and soft, apart from smelling absolutely delicious!
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Mango-Lemon Anti-acne Mask – Mix 2 tablespoons of mango pulp with a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey. Apply liberally on a cleansed face with a circular motion. Let it sit for 20 minutes and rinse off with cool water.