Mango butter can be used to soften, heal and regenerate skin tissue. It’s been used to protect and moisturize skin, keeping it more flexible for easy movement. Mango butter also has natural deflective properties against ultraviolet sunlight rays. While most-often recommended by skin care professionals to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, mango butter has other uses.
Use mango butter as a deep-skin moisturizer to help smooth wrinkles. Its regenerative properties lend themselves to use after skin exfoliation and can help repair sun-damaged skin, smooth acne scarring and fade stretch marks. It has similar properties to Shea and cocoa butter. Mango butter is generally hard at room temperature, but with application to skin it softens and smooths over skin, creating a moisturizing layer.
Soothe bug bites, sunburn and eczema with mango butter. The fatty acids within mango butter help heal skin that itches or has been cut. Use it on skin cracks from dry skin or small cuts to speed up healing.
Body and Hair Care
Wash skin with mango butter in the shower for a natural, non-drying alternative to soap. It can also be used as a shaving cream, which will help lock in moisture as you shave. Mango butter can also be used as an hair conditioner.
Use mango butter as a massage cream. It will moisturize skin as massage occurs and calms and relaxes the person with its sweet smell. Mango butter is also said to heal muscle fatigue and aches.