Looking for the next best clean body care range? Then you should definitely check out Mangosteen. Mangosteen is a homegrown social enterprise offering luxury body care with a socially conscious edge. This Southeast Asian-inspired lifestyle brand puts people, products, and the planet at the forefront of what they do. Therefore, here at Beauty Insider, we’re letting you in on this new range and the amazing effort that Mangosteen is doing to promote gender equality.

What Should You Know About Mangosteen?

Formulated ethically and produced locally, the From Skin To Soul range draws inspiration from the scents and ingredients of the region. The collection consists of body and hair care. Each product is carefully curated to give you everything you need to recreate a luxury spa experience in the comfort of your home. Other than that, as a bonus, all of the products in the range are made locally. This ensures that it’s the best of what the region has to offer.

If you have ever bought a product but felt a little unsure about whether or not it was produced ethically, Mangosteen is here to change that. Mangosteen products are the socially conscious luxury upgrade to your self-care routine that you’ve been looking for. All of the products in the From Skin to Soul range are formulated ethically and responsibly. They are also 100% vegan and cruelty-free, as well as free from parabens, phthalates, SLS/SLES, EDTA, DEA, MEA, and Mineral Oils. Additionally, Mangosteen’s products help support the empowerment and development of women and children in Southeast Asia. 

Mangosteen’s Efforts In Women Empowerment

With people at the very forefront of every decision the company makes, Mangosteen believes that gender equality is key to strong societies. Mangosteen aims to empower women with knowledge, education, and opportunities so that they would be able to lift entire communities along with them. As such, 100% of profits from Mangosteen’s products go towards empowering women and children in Southeast Asia. Over the years, Mangosteen has worked with various NGOs. They have also donated more than RM130,000 to Dignity for Children, a school for refugee and marginalised children in Sentul. Their most recent partnership is with WAO (Women’s Aid Organisation), and they aim to raise RM 15,000 through it. 

“The wellbeing of women is central to the health of a family and a strong and thriving society.  Every dollar spent on improving the lives of women in poverty translates into exponentially improved outcomes for their children. From Skin To Soul is an opportunity to care for our physical well-being with the best formulations available, as well as our spiritual well-being, knowing that our purchase makes a difference to the life of a woman or child in need. From our small beginnings in 2013, we have been able to support 5 refugee children through 5 years of school. Last year we worked with Orang Asli women to produce hand sanitizers, providing much-needed employment in the midst of the pandemic,” says Dato’ Kathleen Chew, Founder of Mangosteen. 

Read more about Mangosteen’s collaboration with WAO here

All About The From Skin to Soul Range

Mangosteen believes that daily personal care rituals should be enjoyable. They believe that it should be a way to carve out some much-needed downtime in your hectic routine. Thus, the From Skin to Soul range features intoxicating scents and luxurious textures to give you something to look forward to in your daily routine.

1. Chrysanthemum and Bergamot Body Lotion


This lightly scented body lotion features Bergamot Fruit Extract, Mangosteen Fruit Extract, and Vitamin C. Other than that, it also has purifying properties of Coconut Oil, Aloe Leaf, and Broccoli Extract. In addition, this purifying lotion helps to nourish and protect the skin with a delicate aroma of Chrysanthemum. 

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2. Chrysanthemum & Bergamot Body Wash


This generously bottled body wash is enriched with a protective blend of Bergamot Fruit Extract, Mangosteen Fruit Extract, Vitamin C. Just like the body lotion, it also has purifying properties of Aloe Leaf and Broccoli Extracts. With a delicate aroma of Chrysanthemum, this body wash is gentle to your skin while making sure to remove all the dirt. 

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3. Pink Guava and Camellia Body Wash


The Pink Guava and Camellia Body Wash feature a powerful blend of Coconut Oil with Camellia Leaf and Mangosteen Fruit Extracts. It is an antioxidant-rich body wash that nourishes the skin. Other than that, it keeps your skin moisturised with the uplifting aroma of Pink Guava. 

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4. Pink Guava and Camellia Body Lotion


Featuring a combination of subtle fruity and herby scents, this body lotion is perfect for those with dry skin. It is an antioxidant-rich body lotion that moisturises the skin while nourishing it at the same time. The lotion features a beautiful blend of Coconut Oil, Camellia Leaf, and Mangosteen Fruit Extract. 

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5. Citrus and Bergamia Hair & Body Oil

Oils are all the rave right now and this hair and body oil is truly one you should try. Featuring a blend of Sweet Almond and Jojoba Oil, this nourishing oil is perfect for everyday skin and hair care. In addition, it is imbued with uplifting bergamot and orange essential oils. This leaves your skin feeling supple and absolutely soft. 

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In conjunction with WAO, Mangosteen is donating RM15 to their WAO partnership campaign for every RM100 you spend on Mangosteen products. This is currently ongoing now till 28 February 2022. The From Skin to Soul Range is also physically available at Mangosteen’s showroom, which is accessible by appointment with KLPAC. 

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