Summers seem incomplete without bingeing on some delicious, juicy mangoes. From smoothies and salsa dips to jams and desserts, as you go all out to savour various dishes made of this seasonal fruit, it's time to churn out some DIY mango recipes for your skin too. Do you know these delicious mangoes are great for your skin too? From skin tanning to pigmentation, mangoes can help solve many of your summer skin problems. A rich source of vitamins and antioxidants, mangoes help shield you from sun damage and are a skincare favourite.
4 Mango DIY Face Masks That Are Simple And Easy
These home-made mango facials have the goodness of mangoes which are great for your skin. They can help you lessen acne and blackheads, leaving your skin glowing and supple.
1. Mango And Oats Scrub
Mangoes and oats together give you beautiful, radiant skin. In a bowl, add mango puree, oats, powdered almonds, and some curd or malai. Mix well. Apply it all evenly over your face and neck, and gently massage and keep it on for 20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water. Mangoes are effective in removing pigmentation and skin tanning. Your skin needs a little exfoliation to get rid of the dead layers, and oats work as a great exfoliant.
2. Mango And Banana Cream
Let your skin soak in the goodness of mangoes for a smooth and soft look. To prepare this cream, in a blender, add chopped mangoes, 1 cube banana and some milk cream or dahi, and blend to make a massage cream. Apply all over your face and neck till it is completely absorbed. Wash with normal water. The antibacterial properties of mangoes prevent excessive sebum secretion, curtail inflammation, and takes care of acne-induced redness. Banana is loaded with vitamin A which helps in restoring moisture in your skin and is a great ingredient if you have dry skin. Milk cream also moisturizes the skin.
3. Mango And Besan Face Pack
Apply this gram flour and mango face pack for that flawless, bright glow on your face. To prepare, in a bowl, add mango pulp, besan, and honey. Mix all the ingredients well. Apply evenly on the face and neck and keep for 30 minutes. Wash with normal water. Besan or gram flour works well to shed off the dead skin cells and renders fresh and glowing skin. Honey has moisturising properties that make your skin feel soft and nourished.
4. Mango And Rosewater Scrub
Mix some rosewater with mango pulp and add a few drops of lemon to adjust consistency. Blend the mixture to form a smooth paste and apply it evenly on your face. Wash with lukewarm water after 30 minutes or after the mask dries completely. Loaded with Vitamins C and E, as well as rich in antioxidants, mangoes are known to fight free radicals, thus preventing skin damage. When combined with rosewater—a soothing agent, particularly for sensitive skin—the pack's anti-inflammatory properties double up and it effectively combats skin irritation in hot weather conditions. Lemon serves as a potent skin astringent to close open pores.
Considered a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants, mango is a promising ingredient that helps reduce premature signs of aging, shield your skin from sun damage, soothe inflammation, hydrate and soften your skin. Take a few minutes off from your daily routine and apply these nourishing DIY face masks onto your face, now!