Mango Butter in Cosmetic Formulations

May 6, 2003 | By: Kaustuv Bhattacharya and Vijai K. S. Shukla, International Cosmetic Science Centre A/S
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Title: Mango Butter in Cosmetic Formulations
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Mango butter is one of several exotic fats that were evaluated starting in the 1930s as alternatives to cocoa butter in confectionary products. Later research shows that its appreciable content of tocopherol, phytosterols and triterpenes makes mango butter and functional cosmetic ingredient with great potential as a natural supplement in cosmetic formulations.