Do you know water melons have beauty benefits too?

Water melon – the fleshy and beautiful fruit which is best consumed during hot summer. In fact summer is the season of cool water melons. Melons are also famous for their cooling effect, and hence widely consumed in this season. Apart from health benefits, they have a few beauty factors too. Do you know why? Water content and contents like Vitamin A and C are best for beautiful skin. Know a few more beauty benefits/tips of water melons. Here I list a few.

Water Melon for beauty

water melon for beauty

1. You can scrub your face once a week to remove dead cells. Take pulp of water melon and sugar in equal quantities and mix together to get sugar scrub. Apply it on face and massage for three minutes. After 5 minutes, wash it off.

2. There is an excellent ‘water melon’ tip for glowing skin. Take ½ cup water melon juice and add 1 big spoon of curd to it. Apply on your face for 20 minutes, and then wash it off. You can use it as a daily face pack.

3. Mix the juices of mint leaves and water melon and pour in ice trays. Place them in freezer and allow it to set. Whenever you feel tired or stressed, take one ice cube and gently rub on your face and eyes. You feel instantly refreshed.

4. Don’t throw away outer skin of water melons after use. Keep them in refrigerator. When you reach home after exposing to sun in hot summer, you can use it for face massage. It retains moisture content of face and makes it soft. Skin of water melon contents AHA (Alfa Hydroxiacid) which is good for skin health.

5. To remove skin tarn and paleness, make a face mask using honey and juice of water melon. Take chilled juice and honey in equal quantities, mix well and apply on your face and neck. Wash it off after 30 minutes using cold water. If you have dry skin, add a little lemon juice too.

6. Take equal quantities of milk and water melon juice and mix well. Apply on your face and wash it off after 20-25 minutes. It helps you to improve skin tone.

7. Take a little flesh of water melon and slightly crush it using hands. Before you go to sleep apply it on your face. You can also apply it on your lips. It is an easy remedy to skin and lip dryness.

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