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What Are The Skin & Health Benefits Of Mangosteen?

Discovering the Eminence Organics Mangosteen Collection can be a delight for the senses: Antioxidant-rich mangosteen infuses the creamy textures with pretty peach tints and a delicious, tangy scent. One hit of the exotic superfruit is a heady experience, and there’s no coincidence that this superior key ingredient is called “The Queen Of Fruits.” Prized for its complex flavors and scents, the mangosteen also grants amazing health benefits and protects the skin. Here are all the reasons why you need to know more about this exquisite fruit:

History Of Mangosteen

Although it sounds similar to the mango, the mangosteen is not, in fact, related at all. The size of a small apple, the mangosteen is covered in a purple, leathery rind that protects the sweet, white fruit inside. When discovered in South East Asia by 19th century European colonists, the mangosteen won its title of “The Queen Of Fruits” from Queen Victoria. Rumor has it that the Queen heard about this precious fruit, which was a delicious mix of “lychee, peach, strawberry and pineapple flavors” and declared that she would grant a knighthood to anyone who brought her one (National Geographic).Hand holding several mangosteens

Skin & Health Benefits Of Mangosteen

Not only can the mangosteen boast a royal connection, but the fruit is also valued for its high antioxidant concentrations. Mangosteen juice is all the rage, as are the much-touted health benefits of the fruit stem. A special type of antioxidant is found within this fruit, and especially in its rind. These antioxidants are categorized as rich and biologically active xanthones (Men’s Health). Recommended in multiple studies - including a study from the University of Illinois - xanthones are a focus for cancer treatment and prevention (Dr. Axe). Xanthones also protect against heart attacks and bolster the immune system. Besides its antioxidant value, mangosteen’s nutritional profile also provides additional health benefits by helping control blood sugar levels and aiding the digestive system.

For the skin, the mangosteen has traditionally been used for a number of conditions, including eczema. The all-important xanthones protect the skin in multiple ways with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. By capturing free radical compounds, they prevent environmental damage to the skin while anti-inflammatory benefits further protect skin cells from destruction and help diminish the visible signs of aging. Besides using xanthones to defend the skin, the fruit also promotes microcirculation which improves the appearance of skin vitality and radiance.  

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Eminence Organics Mangosteen Collection

Our Mangosteen Collection harnesses the benefits of mangosteen to resurface the complexion, refine pores and revitalize the skin. Formulated to address the root causes of dull and tired looking skin, the collection combines the superfruit with our proprietary Lactic Acid Complex. Together, our Mangosteen Daily Resurfacing Concentrate, Mangosteen Daily Resurfacing CleanserMangosteen Gel Moisturizer, Mangosteen Body Lotion, Mangosteen Replenishing Hand CreamMangosteen Revitalizing Mist and our professional use only Mangosteen Lactic Pro Peel 10% work together to unveil naturally luminous skin, from head to toe. Our Mangosteen Gel Moisturizer was even recognized by Allure 2021 Best of Beauty as winner of the Clean Beauty Product category.

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