Mango butter is actually made from the pit of the fruit and it might be the hydrating ingredient your hair has been missing. Let’s dig into its benefits for your hair.
Oh, mango that sweet amazingly-smelling treat we all love to eat. One of the most antioxidant-rich fruit it has ever existed in the world is slowly but steadily making its way into the beauty industry. It’s time to see what it could do for your hair!
Mango butter benefits for hair
A cup of mango contains around 70% of your daily dose of vitamin C when eaten. Vitamin C is great to ward off free radical damage that can lead to early aging of skin, scalp, and hair and is essential in the production of hair and skin supporting collagen. But what if you apply it topically to skin and hair?
Mango butter contains vitamins E and C that help moisture and fortify the scalp and help seal in moisture. If your hair is damaged or dry, it is a great alternative due to the emollient properties of its monosaturated and saturated fats that can penetrate the hair cuticle and fortify it.
Mango butter contains tannins, which are also antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and can soothe the hair and scalp. Also, if you color your hair its antioxidants will help you keep hair color from fading.
How to use mango butter
You can use it as a pre-shampoo treatment to protect your hair, leave it for at least 30 minutes so it can penetrate the hair cuticle.
You can also use it as a conditioner or styler, apply it before any oil to ensure penetration. There are several mango-infused products you can include in your routine if you don¿t want to apply them directly to your hair.
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