Thursday, August 20, 2009

Mango for skin care

Mango for skin careMango is a beautiful evergreen tree, originally from Burma and eastern regions of India. The pulp of mango is rich in carotene and B-group vitamins. Mango seeds are rich in oil with high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Using mango in skin care provides a nutritious and regenerative effect, relieves peeling and irritations, heals chaps and protects the skin from the adverse effects of the environment. Mango increases elasticity of hair, smoothes the structure of damaged areas and strengthens the hair roots.

Interesting! Due to the high content of liquid and minerals in the fibrous pulp of mango, this fruit stimulates the activity of the kidneys and bowels. Fasting days with mango improve metabolism and take the excess liquid out from the body.

In one word the power of this exotic fruit and simple recipes for skin care will help to maintain your health and beauty of your skin. Here you can find some easy homemade recipes.

• Rub the face skin with mango rind. Wait for 15 minutes and then wash the face with cool water. It is the perfect recipe for all skin types. It softens and moisturizes face skin greatly.

• Take 1 ripe mango, 2 egg yolks, and a tablespoon of yogurt and mix all ingredients carefully. Apply the mixture on the hair. Wrap the head in polythene, and a warm towel above. Keep for 30 minutes. Then wash the head several times.

• Take 2 tablespoons of carefully chopped mango pulp, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Mix everything well and apply on the face. After 15 minutes, rinse the mask. It is perfect for all skin types.

• Take the pulp of 1 mango, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of starch. Mix all until a homogeneous slurry. Apply on face and neck for 15-20 minutes. Thoroughly wash off the mask. Perfect for all skin types.