Why is Mango Butter so AMAZING for the Skin and Hair?

Mango Butter is a natural fat that is pressed from the kernels/seeds inside the mango fruit.  So unfortunately, it does NOT smell like delicious mangos.  But there are so many amazing benefits of Mango Butter for the skin and hair that this slight unfortunate circumstance isn’t a deal breaker!


Let’s get to what makes Mango Butter so darn incredible:



Great for the Skin:  

Skin hydration is an absolute necessity to keeping it looking and feeling soft and supple. Mango Butter has incredible moisturizing properties without being greasy.  It has a slightly solid consistency, and quickly melts when it touches the skin.   It provides a protective barrier, keeping bacteria and environmental chemicals from entering your pores.


Mango Butter is a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, to include some heavy hitters such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, folates, and copper.  It’s incredible healing properties comes from this high nutrient content and promotes skin repair, and prevents excessive signs of aging and sun damage.


Scar tissue, as well as acne scars have been proven to be reduced by mangoes and mango butter.  This is due to the high Vit A and C content.  The Vit C is a potent antioxidant that neutralized free radicals, boost collagen production, and reduces inflammation.


Amazing for the Hair:

Much like the skin, the hair needs lots of nutrients to function properly. Vit A and C are essential for the health of hair follicles, preventing them from becoming brittle and drying out.  Using mango butter as a conditioner will give you shiny, strong, and healthy hair.


Split ends are a very common issue for people with curly hair.  By using mango butter regularly, that will help to control tangles and fizziness, you can prevent split ends from occurring. 


Oleic Acids

  • Known to boost immunity
  • Remove dandruff and promote hair growth
  • Are powerful antioxidants
  • Prevent premature aging and wrinkles
  • Promote the growth of hair
  • Known to reduce stiffness, inflammation, and pain in the joints
  • Are responsible for the soft or hard texture of mango butter
  • Make the hair and skin radiant, supple, and soft

Stearic Acid

  • Powerful emulsifying agent that binds oil and water
  • Possesses cleansing properties
  • Provides solid texture to the butter
  • Makes the skin soft
  • Helps in cleaning sweat, dirt, excess sebum from the skin and the hair owing to its cleansing properties
  • Protects the hair against damage and makes them lustrous

Palmitic Acid

  • It is the commonest saturated fatty acid
  • Makes the hair soft and does not leave a greasy residue
  • Known to soothe and soften the skin

Linoleic Acid

  • Accelerates the healing of wounds
  • Good moisturizer that promotes hair growth
  • It is a great anti-inflammatory agent
  • Helps retain moisture in the hair and the skin
  • Has an emulsification action and is used in making soaps and oils
  • Known to soothe acne 
  • When it is added to an oil mixture, it will reduce the consistency of the blend which makes it ideal for use on skin that is acne-prone
  • Helps in healing dermatitis and eczema 
  • Delays the signs of premature aging

Arachidic Acid

  • Decreases the symptoms of depression
  • Helps in weight loss
  • Boosts immunity
  • Reduces the discomfort and pain due to arthritis
  • Helps muscle gain as it promotes the inflammatory response of the body

Vitamin A

  • Reduces the signs of aging
  • Increases the production of collagen
  • Helps wounds heal faster 
  • Protects the skin against UV radiation from the sun
  • Helps in the regeneration of cells which keeps the skin strong, firm, and healthy
  • Keeps bacteria and toxins at bay and boosts immunity
  • Reduces dark spots and blemishes and creates a beautiful glow on the skin
  • Reduces oil production in the skin which prevents acne

Vitamin C

  • Helps protect the skin from the damages caused by pollution
  • Evens the tone of the skin and brightens it up
  • Protects the skin from damage due to UV radiation
  • It has antioxidant properties
  • Increases collagen that gives the skin a smooth texture
  • Helps to retain moisture in the skin which makes the skin look younger

Vitamin E

  • Helps to retain moisture in the hair and the skin
  • Helps in repairing blemished and damaged skin
  • Contains antioxidant properties that reduce the signs of aging
  • Balances the production of oil and cleanses the pores
  • Provides relief to sunburn affected skin