Mango Butter Benefits & Uses - Carrier Oil Spotlight

Mango Butter Benefits & Uses - Carrier Oil Spotlight

Ready to absolutely LOVE the skin you’re in?

Be good to your skin… because you’ll wear it every day for the rest of your life!

Your skincare routine doesn’t need fancy cream and tonics. What it DOES need is a healthy dose of MANGO BUTTER!

Who knew that your sweet snack also has the power to give you glowing skin?

Check it out below!

What is Mango Butter?

Nestled inside the sweet and juicy mango is a woody kernel that is chock full of nutrient-dense fats!

Soft and creamy, mango butter is extracted from these de-shelled fruit kernels of the mango tree and then heated and boiled until it reaches the ideal consistency.

It has a very mild scent and shares similar qualities with cocoa butter and shea butter.

Mango Butter Benefits

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Mango butter packs quite the healthy punch because it has:

- Greater levels of antioxidants and vitamins than other butters

- Rich nutrients that are highly effective for improving and healing the appearance of your skin and hair.

- Rich in vitamin C, palmitic acid, vitamin A, linoleic acid, oleic acid, arachidic acid, and stearic acid

Botanical Name Mangifera indica
Skin Type Best for dry or inflamed skin
Comedogenic Rating 2
Shelf Life 2 years. Store in dark, cool place.
Consistency & Absorption Hard at room temperature. Will disperse evenly on skin once liquefied.

 

This rich butter has a lower chance of clogging your pores compared to cocoa butter, but has excellent moisturizing properties for the skin.

It is an extremely versatile ingredient that can be used for a wide variety of skin and hair care needs.

How to Use Mango Butter

Mango butter has a lot to offer when it comes to natural health and beauty. It’s an exotic, sweet butter that is PERFECT for DIY skincare.

Check out these 5 incredible uses for this luscious, creamy butter:

#1. Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines & Wrinkles

  • Mango butter has a naturally high concentration of vitamin A, making it an ideal choice to promote health cell productions.
  • Helps keep your skin firm, toned, and taut.
  • Moisturizes deeply without being greasy.
  • Will leave your skin silky smooth! Simply add it to your skincare routine for impressive results.

#2. Soothe a Sunburn

  • Ease the intensity of a sunburn by melting a bit of mango butter between your hands and gently patting the butter on the area.
  • Turn the cooling factor up a notch by using equal parts aloe vera gel with mango butter to create a calming cream.

#3. Heal Scars

  • Naturally heal scars caused by acne, stretch, marks, and cuts and scrapes by massaging a dab of mango butter on the area.
  • Make your very own potent healing butter by using equal parts mango butter, shea butter, and cocoa butter. All three of these butters are known to be effective for healing.

#4. Prevent Stretch Marks

  • These marks are common during pregnancy, but you can help prevent scarring by using the power of mango butters many nutrients.
  • To get the most dramatic results, make your own DIY stretch mark cream by placing equal parts mango butter with coconut oil (restores damaged skin)
  • Rub onto breasts, hips, and your abdomen to prevent stretch marks in these prone areas.

#5. Treat Inflamed Skin

  • Ease psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, and other inflamed, dry skin conditions by using the ultra soothing and anti-inflammatory properties of mango butter.
  • Make your own healing cream by using equal parts mango butter with softened coconut oil. Blend in a high-speed blender until creamy. Store in a jar with a lid.
  • Use this healing cream daily from head to toe to make your skin moisturized and happy!

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Using Mango Butter with Essential Oils

Butters can be used as carrier oils for essential oils. You can get the benefits of mango butter, as well as the therapeutic properties of your chosen essential oils when you use them together.

Like any carrier oil, you will want to be sure that you are using proper dilution when utilizing butters for essential oils. For 1 tablespoon of mango butter, 6 drops of essential oils would be 2% dilution. Read the complete blog post on diluting essential oils and get our FREE Dilution Cheat Sheets, click here.

May your day be as flawless as your skin!

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Lindsay Sibson

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