All you summer babies love watermelon, don’t you? Apart from being a rich source of antioxidants it also helps in keeping your body hydrated. That’s not all; this yummy fruit has a lot more to offer you. From making your skin soft and glowing to fighting your rashes and reducing the signs of ageing, the list is endless. Want to know more?
Read on as we bring some mind-blowing benefits that watermelon has for your skin!
Soothes sunburns and rashes
If you’re suffering from minor sunburns and rashes, watermelon is the solution. Watermelon is rich in antioxidants and minerals that reduce redness of the skin, soothe inflammation and clear rashes. All you need to do is massage a freshly cut, chilled watermelon piece on the affected area. Do this regularly for a couple of days to let its magic work!
Firms your skin
Watermelon is packed with antioxidants and vitamins that work great as anti-ageing agents. Its ingredients open up your pores and shrink them. Not just this, regularly massaging your skin with watermelon on your skin will improve your skin’s elasticity and make your skin firmer. Interesting, isn’t it?
If you didn’t already know, watermelon is a natural exfoliator. Watermelon is full of vitamin C which deep cleanses your face and gives you a fresh look. The tiny granules present in watermelon go deep into your skin and act as a gentle scrub. Make yourself a face pack with 2-3 pieces of watermelon, 1 tbsp. yoghurt and a few drops of lemon. Apply it twice a week for best results.
Watermelon is known for bringing back lost moisture in your skin. If your skin is dry and dull, watermelon has all the answers. The antioxidants and high water content of watermelon will boost the moisture in your skin, making your skin glow. Dab a cotton ball in watermelon juice and apply it on your face and allow it to sit for 10 minutes, before rinsing it off with water. Do this once in every 5 days for healthy, soft and plump skin. You can also include watermelon in your diet for best results.