Monday, July 15, 2013

Mango for the Skin-Health Benefit of Mango(Part2)

Woman with a mango mud mask3. Clears the Skin:
Can be used both internally and externally for the skin. Mangoes clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples.

Mangoes for the Skin:
Externally: 
Just blending up the mango and applying to the face is fast and easy. Mangoes contain beta-carotene, which is converted by your body to vitamin A. That and vitamin C are crucial to skin self-repair.
Follow this link to see a more complete recipe: Mango Mud Mask. This has all the benefits of mango plus the exfoliating benefits of oatmeal and almonds.
Just mango itself is great for your skin. It is astringent and nourishes the deeper layers of skin with its beta-carotene and Vitamin C.
Adding the oatmeal and almonds gently exfoliates the skin. Natural skin care for a minimal price!
Ingredients:
  • 1 Mango
  • 2 tbs. oatmeal
  • 2 tbs. almonds.
  • Water
 Instructions:
  1. Process your mud base. Pour oatmeal and almonds into a food processor and blend to a fine powder.
  2. Peel your mango, cut it in half and seed. Reserve one half and put the other in the refrigerator. Cut the half into 4 chunks and add the pieces to the food processor. process for 1 minute.
  3. Add water in tbs portions untill the proper mud consistency.
  4. To use your mask, smooth over skin and let dry for about 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  5. Store your leftovers in an air tight container and refrigerate.                                                                          source:http://realfoodforlife.com/mango-mud-mask/                                                                             Acknowledgement: Author Randy Fritz
Internally:
When eaten, mangoes help resolve all skin problems including pimples. Extract the large pit or seed from green mangoes. You can eat this seed raw or cooked, or try a recipe like this Cucumber-Mint-Mango Lightness.