Mangoes are filled with vitamins and minerals. It also benefits our skin if applied topically. Mangoes can be used as a home remedy for different skin problems like wrinkles, fine lines, acne, dull skin etc. It can also help treat hair fall and gray hair. Here’s how it can be used:
Benefits for Skin:
1. Use Mango for Glowing Skin
For getting a clear and glowing complexion, smear mango pulp on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes. Beta carotene and Vitamin A present in mango help in resurrecting the dull skin and turn the skin radiant and luminous. This fruit also helps reduce dark spots, freckles and all minor skin ailments.
2. Remove Blackheads Using Mango, Honey and Milk Exfoliating Scrub
Mix one spoon of mango pulp with one spoon of raw milk and 2 spoons of honey. Rub the resultant mix on your face gently to eliminate pesky blackheads and whiteheads. You can use this mango scrub for rubbing away dead skin cells which cover the natural radiance of skin. Use this beauty tip twice a week for best results.
3. Use Mango Pulp for Removing Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Mango is rich in anti-oxidants which promote collagen production to make your skin elastic and firmer. So all you need to do is to smear mango pulp with egg white on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes. This recipe is very helpful in removing wrinkles, laugh lines and fine lines and it gives your skin a youthful bloom.
4. Use Raw Mango for Removing Acne
Boil baby mango or raw mango in water till water remains the half and use this water as facial astringent for drying up acne naturally. Use this mango astringent regularly on your face to remove acne, pimples and scars.
Benefits of Mango for Hair
5. Make Mango Conditioner for Long Silky Hair
Being rich in vitamins and minerals, mango is very useful aid in making your hair shiny and manageable. For this, you need 2 spoons of mango pulp, one spoon of yogurt and 2 egg yolks. Apply this mask on hair for 30 minutes to make it silky and manageable.
6. Use Mango Seeds Oil for Treatment of Premature Graying of Hair and Hair Loss/fall
Mango can be an excellent treatment for hair loss. Mango seed oil is an essential source of fatty acids, vitamins and minerals and has excellent moisturizing properties. You can prepare mango seeds oil at home. Remove the outer coat of mango seed and keep this in a jar of coconut oil/sesame oil/mustard oil and keep this in sunlight and use this oil on a regular basis. This home-made mango oil helps to keep your hair black, strong and beautiful.