The season of mangoes is finally here and I for one, cannot stop gushing over the different varieties to choose from. The antioxidants present in a mango help prevent us from heat strokes and tanning. Vitamins such as A, C, and E help keep our skin glowing and keeps our scalp moisturized. They also improve our complexion and help produce new skin cells. The king of fruits, aka mangoes, are probably a summertime fave for everybody!
While you can eat mangoes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, not everybody loves the taste (👽). Did you know that you could make a DIY mask out of this summer special fruit?
Did you know that mangoes have anti-tanning properties that also help fight inflammation and soothe sunburns?
To Improve Your Skin's Texture
- 1 tbsp mango pulp
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp. of besan
- 2 tbsp. grounded almonds
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together (minus the ground almonds if you have a nut allergy) and apply the face mask on your face for 30 minutes and rinse off.
Wash your face with a mild cleanser and pat it dry. Use this mask once a week to see optimal results.
For Acne Prone Skin
- 2 tbsp of mango pulp
- 2 tbsp. curd
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together and apply the mask all over your face and neck and wash after 30 minutes. Use this mask after every 3 days and you'll see a noticeable change in your skin as it'll be glowing, acne and scars reduced!
In a bowl, mix everything together and apply the mask on your hair for 30-45 minutes. Wash your hair using a mild shampoo, followed by conditioner.
For Damaged Hair
Here's what you need:
- 2 tbsp mango pulp
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp curd
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together and apply the hair mask on your hair for 45 minutes. Wash your mane with shampoo and cold water otherwise you'll spend the next hour picking out pieces of scrambled eggs from your hair (talking from experience 🙈)
Which one of these mango masks will you try first?