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OUR PLANTS Mango

Nourish and hydrate dry hair

Everything you need to know about our mangoes

We selected mango because it is richness in nutritious fatty acids. Our experts extract a rich butter from the kernel that deeply nourishes and hydrates dry hair.

NAME  Mango

PART USED  Seed

BOTANICAL NAME  Mangifera indica l.

FORM  Butter extracted from the kernel

INCI NAME Mangifera indica l. butter

ORIGIN  India

HARVEST All year round

SECTOR -product

FEATURES

What does it look like?

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Mango is a sacred tree from Asia, traditionally used for its nutritional properties. Cultivated for over 4000 years, it has spread rapidly throughout the world.
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Its fruit is called " drupe ": in botany, these are fleshy fruits usually consisting of a single seed or stone like cherries, apricots or olives. Mangoes have a smooth, thin skin and are green, yellow or scarlet in colour, depending on the variety and amount of sun exposure.
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The mango contains a large, flat kernel which itself contains a single seed 4-7cm long. This precious kernel contains a butter that is rich in essential fatty acids.
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Mango trees appreciates sunny, humid and warm climates growing abundantly in tropical areas and low altitudes- just like the Caribbean!

PROPERTIES OF OUR MANGOES

Why is it so effective for your dry hair?

The mango butter that is extracted from the kernel is very rich in essential fatty acids with exceptional nourishing properties. After we collect the mango pulp, the pits are gathered and dried in the sun. Mango has a very low melting point at - 35°C so we use cold pressing- a mechanical extraction method to preserve the nourishing properties of the butter. 

The butter is extracted without using water or solvents, to make sure the rich healthy fatty acids remain unaltered and at their peak- - Specifically, it’s the oleic and stearic fatty acids that make mango butter such an effective ingredient for dry hair The butter then undergoes cold pressing, filtration and physical refining by vacuum deodorisation as well as decolorisation using diatomaceous earth.

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A few words from our expert

The unique properties of mango help reinforce the hair’s hydrolipidic film and gives it just the right amount of nutrition for softeness and shine without weighing it down. Not to mention the creamy, melty texture and delicious tropical fragrance!

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Alexandre PanelKlorane Botanist

AND FOR THE PLANET?

Our commitment

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Social Commitment

Klorane innovates using what was once discarded and considered waste: the pits are cold-pressed to extract this highly nutritious butter. A responsible resource and additional income for local communities.
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Respect for the environment

Our mango range contributes to Klorane's commitment to the environment, saving 98% more water per year

Re-purposing of the mango kernels

In producing our Mango hair care range, Klorane makes use of mango kernels that would otherwise be discarded.

Grown in the tropics for their delicious juicy flesh, the mangoes are picked at the peak of their ripeness. Klorane innovates by making use of the usually discarded by-product- the kernel then cold-pressing it to extract the highly nutritious butter. And it's a " win-win ": an eco-friendly resource for us and additional income for local communities.

Innovation and eco-design with the Shampoo Bar with Mango

Solid shampoo, an innovative and eco-responsible product that Klorane offers in different ingredient ranges.

Mango is perfect for the formulation of our solid shampoo. It takes 10L of water to wash with liquid shampoo compared to an average of 0.15L for solid shampoo. Not to mention the water needed to manufacture the packaging: our solid shampoo with its minimalist and recyclable design uses 94% less packaging. 

 

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Did you know?

According to Buddhist texts, the master Buddha was given an orchard of mango trees by a courtesan so that he could meditate in the shade of their large leaves. Since then, planting a mango tree is an act of wisdom and faith as a sign of loyalty to Buddha.

Discover the Mango range

Our intensely nourishing Mango hair care range restores shine, softeness and moisture to dry hair from the first application. 

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