5 detox drinks to try for glowing skin this festive season

Written by Tashika TyagiSep 17, 2021

The festive season brings with it an exhilarating wave of joy, happiness and a reason for us to dress up and look our glam best! And while we’ve got you covered on the hair and makeup front, nothing beats the natural glow your skin has when it is well taken care of. So, to make sure your skin radiates from within, we have listed down five detox drinks for glowing skin that you have to try this festive season. Read on…

Turmeric detox water

Turmeric is known for its incredible benefits for the skin. Loaded with antioxidants, turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that make your skin appear healthy and glowy. For this detox water, you will need:


  • 3 cups water
  • Few slices of turmeric
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Honey for tastes


Start by boiling the water and turmeric mix. Then, sieve out the boiled concoction and add lemon juice and honey to it. This drink will not just work wonders for your skin but also be beneficial for your physical health.


Cucumber, mint and lemon detox water


This detox water basically has everything your skin needs to appear healthy and happy this festive season. The cucumber helps soothe and hydrate your skin; the mint and lemon in it work to brighten dull skin.


  • 2 litres of water
  • 1 cucumber
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 2 lemons


Cut the cucumber and lemons into thin slices and add them with the mint leaves in the water. Let the prepared cucumber, lemon and mint infused water to rest in the fridge overnight and then drink it away to make your skin hydrated and glowy from within.


Strawberry and lemon detox water


Want a detox drink that’s good for your skin and also tastes gooood? Well, this detox water is the answer to all your prayers. With the goodness of Vitamin C in both strawberries and lemon, you can rest assured your skin will appear super hydrated and glowy this festive season.


  • 1 litre of cold water
  • 5 strawberries
  • 1 lemon
  • Few basil leaves


Chops the strawberries and lemon into thin slices and add them to the chilled, cold water with the basil leaves. Let the water infuse for about half an hour before you sip this citrusy, fresh goodness.


Orange and ginger detox water


This detox water is just what you need to make your skin holistically glowy this festive season. While the Vitamin C enriched orange improves your skin tone and boosts collagen production, the anti-inflammatory properties of the ginger in this drink works wonderfully to keep your skin hydrated and glowy.


  • 1.5 litres of water
  • 1 big orange
  • ½ cup sliced ginger


Cut your orange and ginger into thin slices and add them to the water. Let the water mix sit in the fridge overnight before sipping on the beautifully aromatic detox water.


Aloe, lemon and honey detox drink


Aloe vera is great for your skin when applied topically, but it also does wonders when consumed as a detox drink. While the aloe makes your skin cleaner and brighter, the honey and lemon boost your skin’s collagen production and moisture levels.  


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon aloe vera juice
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey


You need to cut your lemon into thin slices for this detox drink and add it to two cups of water with the rest of the ingredients. Let the water sit in the fridge overnight and drink it in the morning to get that glowy skin.