Mangoes have proved to be effective in soothing irritated skin and reducing symptoms of eczema and psoriasis. With the beauty industry continually innovating itself, mangoes are now being used in butters, creams, and lip balms.
The mango seed is the primary source of nutrients required for your skin. When the seed's contents are extracted to form a creamy butter, it can be used on your skin and hair to add moisture and shine to them.
Did you know that mangoes were traditionally used as part of medicines to speed up the wound-healing process? Eventually, it was discovered that mangoes could also help significantly support your skin health. Read on to learn more.
What Is Mango Butter?
Mango butter is what its name precisely suggests - it is a fat derived from mango seeds. It is also known as mango kernel butter. It is usually semi-solid in form when stored in cool temperatures but usually melts when it comes in contact with the skin.
It possesses excellent moisturizing properties that contribute to nourishing your skin and keeping it healthy.
Benefits Of Using Mango Butter
Mango butter is packed with antioxidants and works as an emollient to soften the skin. This makes it a great ingredient for the skin.
Helps with acne scars, wrinkles, stretch marks
Helps with eczema and psoriasis symptoms
Mango butter is effective in preventing inflammation and itching caused by dry skin. It is an excellent source of triglycerides (a form of glycerin).
These are fatty acids that work as emollients to soften the skin and prevent it from feeling dry and itchy. It also contains Vitamin C, which is beneficial for your skin in many ways.
Mango butter comes in contact with oxygen, it produces salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is an excellent exfoliant that works by softening a specific protein in the skin called keratin. This helps remove the top layer of the skin that has become scaly, itchy, and dry .
It is also widely used to treat symptoms of eczema, psoriasis, and other dry skin conditions.
According to some studies, mango butter contains antioxidants like vitamin C that fight free radicals in your skin.
Mango butter and shea butter contain the same amount of fatty acids but in different proportions. Mango butter has a higher amount of oleic acid that tends to melt easily. Shea butter takes more time to melt in your hands.
People usually expect mango butter to have a sweet smell. However, it is derived from the seed and does not have a scent.
Mango butter is creamy in texture and off white color.
The product may be subject to variation in color, viscosity and other factors depending on the harvesting and local temperature.
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As with any new product always test for a potential allergic reaction.