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Homemade Mango Face Mask

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Homemade Mango Face Mask

I was researching mangos for a recent article on their health benefits and I came across the idea of a mango “mud” mask.

Knowing that the only skin care product that has touched my face in years is shaving cream, I thought, if I can do that, anyone can!

Another incentive was that many people didnít believe that I actually put Dr. Oz’s homemade banana conditioner in my hair some time ago. There is no mistaking that this is mask on my face (see the next page for proof).

Ingredients:

mango before Randys Homemade Mango Mud Mask

This was the mango I used. It was the only ripe mango I had and my daughter wanted to eat the other half and I wanted to eat a little myself so I ended up using only about 1/3 of a whole mango.

Next page: Picture demonstration of mask making

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Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana at Real Food for Life

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Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).

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10:27PM PDT on Jul 9, 2014

very nice recipe and nice effort too :)

4:54AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

What a waste! Why not eat it? LOL!

3:27PM PST on Feb 15, 2013

Sounds quite simple & efficient ! Will give it a try ! :)

7:21AM PST on Dec 14, 2012

Sounds like a good one. I usually steam my face (over a bowl of hot water) before applying masks and find that makes a huge difference, especially if you add some aromatherapy oil while steaming.

8:43PM PST on Dec 2, 2012

Thanks, seems fairly effortless. I can't wait to be ruggedly handsome. ;)

7:31AM PST on Nov 29, 2012

I grind up almonds with oatmeal and add honey as a mask. The honey and oatmeal are moisturizing and the almonds exfoliating, I add a dash of water too. Get creative! use pumpkin, banana, avocado.......

6:16AM PST on Nov 29, 2012

nice!

2:01PM PST on Nov 28, 2012

Wow, that's easy. I'll have to try that.

10:23AM PST on Nov 28, 2012

thanks

9:47AM PST on Nov 28, 2012

thank you!

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