It's the season of mangoes, the fruit that is often referred to as the king of fruits. It isn't just the aromatic fragrance that attracts one and all, but also its innumerable health benefits, especially for the skin, which makes mango a must take-home fruit, especially when it's in season. It nourishes and rejuvenates the skin giving that perfect radiance, which every female aspires to have.
Mangoes are cultivated across the globe with a major share of cultivation found in India with innumerable varieties. Apart from just consuming the mangoes, it also gives best results when applied on to your skin. Also, the mango peel is rich in phytonutrients and also antioxidants, like the carotenoids and polyphenols, which are the major sources of nutrients, helping you in getting a clear, beautiful and radiant skin.
So, what are the ingredients in mango that help rejuvenate the skin? Well, mango is rich in antioxidants, vitamin A (one of the chief health supplements for maintaining healthy skin), vitamin B, vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium and fibre. All these nutrients are the sources for a perfect radiant skin.
Now, let's have a look at how a mango mask can be used to treat several skin problems. Read on.
Mango Mask For Skin Nourishment:
To prepare a mango mask for skin nourishment, take a tablespoon of mango pulp, add a tablespoon of coconut oil and two tablespoons of mashed avocado. Mix all these until you get a smooth mask. Apply this mask on your face and keep it on for about 15 minutes. Once dry, rinse it with cold water for an excellent nourished feel.
Mango Mask For Dry Skin:
Mango mask also has the answer for dry skin. Take one tablespoon of mango pulp, one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of yogurt.
Mix it for a while, until you feel that the ingredients have combined well. Apply the mask on your face and keep it on for about 15 minutes or so. When you feel the mask has dried, using a wet warm towel, clean off the mask. Then rinse with cold water.
Mango Mask For Glowing Skin:
To get a glowing skin, mix one tablespoon of mango pulp and two teaspoons of oatmeal; and then mix it thoroughly. Apply this mixture on your face and keep it on until it gets dry. Rinse it with little warm water first and then with cold water to notice excellent results.
Mango Mask As A Skin Cleanser:
Apart from giving freshness to the face, mangoes also act as an amazing skin cleanser. For this, one just needs to cut mangoes into thin slices and then place them on to the face. Keep the slices on for about 15 minutes and then wash your face with some cool running water.
Mango Mask For Treating Acne:
Mangoes are widely known to cure acne, as they help open up the clogged pores in the skin. In order to treat acne, you just need to scoop out the mango pulp and apply it on to the skin and gently massage in a circular motion. Keep doing this for about 10-12 minutes and then rinse it off with some clean running water.