Mangoes: a remedy for not just your hunger, for your skin too!

Everyone loves mangoes. While no one can question mangoes’ ability to lift your spirits and give you a tasteful time, it can also heal your skin. Mangoes are the best treatment one can ask for in the scorching summer for who doesn’t go bonkers for this sweet fruit. But that isn’t the only benefit. Mangoes are like your best friend; while they give a sweet time (to your taste buds) they also help you care for your skin. Mangoes, rich in nutrients including beta-carotene and Vitamin A, are a healer for your skin. The fruit can help you with the three Rs: restore, rejuvenate and revive your beautiful skin the way you deserve it. Treat your skin with the carefulness it deserves.

Here are a few ways to make use of this sweet fruit to treat your skin and make it glow:

  1. Don’t throw away the mango skin – Normally it is a practice to throw the skin of the mangoes in the trash after we eat it. But don’t discard it anymore. After drying the skin peels in the sun, make it into a powder and use it to treat your skin. Mixing it with yoghurt and applying it on the face helps to reduce dark spots and blemishes and gives a radiant glow to your skin.


  1. Fight tanning – The sweet fruit having Vitamins C and E helps to fight against tan from within. Apply the cream of milk over the skin peels of the mangoes and rub them on your face. Best leave it on for a quarter of an hour before washing it off with cold water for good results.
  1. Wash your face with mango extract – You don’t get to eat mangoes alone, but you also get to make yourself a mango face wash that helps you get better skin. Mix mango pulp with a teaspoon of almonds (powdered) and a tablespoon of milk thoroughly. Leave the paste on for around 10 to 15 minutes and see the results yourself.


  1. Mangoes as a cleanser – As mangoes are rich with antioxidants, they help you to detoxify your skin and repair it. Make a paste of a teaspoon of wheat flour and mango pulp and use it on your skin. Get better results can be achieved by massaging it in an upward direction. It cleans pores and restores your skin from within.


  1. Removes acne – A common skin trouble in the summer is acne. Use the peels of mangoes to get rid of them. Water used after boiling a raw slice of mango can be used as an acne remover.
  1. Scrub – Use mangoes as a scrub for the skin by making a mix of mango pulp, milk and honey. Rubbing it on your face in a circular motion helps you remove black heads and restore your skin.

So shall we put our mangoes to good use this summer and make our skin beautiful as well? Up for it?

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