This beautiful contrast of green on the outside and a ruby red inside is a combination of a large number of essential vitamins and vitamins that help you achieve porcelain like smoothness, shine and gloss in your skin.
Apart from being nature’s very own hydrant and a favorite among weight watchers, watermelon has so many benefits. The fruit is 93% water and this makes it a great addition to your diet. The absolute no calories fruit (snack) cools and refreshes your skin and gives it a soothing feel.
Now that we have found health additions that watermelon offers, let us now look at a few sneaky cheats that can acquire from infusing a watermelon into your skin regimen routine to help ditch the chemical laden creams and choose the cooling feel of the watermelon to help your skin glow.
Watermelon benefits to your skin
1. Watermelon for homemade toner
Watermelon works as a natural toner. Because of its abundance in vitamins A, B6 and C. It’s a natural storehouse for lycopene which protects the against sun damage and keeps the skin safe from sunburn.
½ cup watermelon chunks
1 cup water
½ cup rose water
In a mixer add the watermelon chunks and give it a good blitz
Strain the mixture and add the rose water
Put the mixture spritz bottle and spray to your face 2-3 time a day
This natural toner will help cleanse your skin from deep within and reduce the chances of pimples and acne occurring.
2. Watermelon for radiant skin
Watermelon is the best ingredient when it comes to bringing soft supple and glowing skin. Watermelon is successful at adding life to dead skin, and brings back the lost glow.
1 cup watermelon chunks
½ cup plain yogurt.
Mash the watermelon pieces with a fork then mix in the yogurt
Apply the paste evenly to your face
After it’s dried up wash your face with cold water and dry with a clean towel.
Yogurt has lactic acid and moisturizing properties that will help to soften your skin and the rosy red color of the fruit adds the radiance and glow to the skin.
3. Watermelon to exfoliate
Did you know that the watermelon that you enjoy eating for dessert or on a sunny day can be used to exfoliate your skin?
You can incorporate watermelon into your regimen to cleanse your skin and get rid of those dead skin cells that accumulate on the skin and make it look dull.
½ cup watermelon juice
½ cup wheat/ gram flour
1 spoon rose water
1 teaspoon oats
In a bowl, mix the watermelon juice, the gram/wheat flour to make a lump free paste
Add the oats and the rose water to make a smooth paste.
Apply the paste evenly to the face and neck area and leave to dry. After the paste is dried take some water and splash on and gently scrub in circular motions for a 1-2 minutes.
Wash off the paste with cold water and dry off with a towel
The acid in the watermelon will help you exfoliate your skin. You will see a significant result in the texture and feel of your skin. A smooth and silky feel to your skin is what you will experience after this mask.
4. Watermelon to treat acne and pimples
No matter how many times you wash your face in a day oil appears after some time magically on your face, to lend a greasy and grimy look. This in turn, leads to pimples and acne. That highly irritating feeling of pimples can be averted using the amazing watermelon
Watermelon pulp and juice can be used to treat acne. Watermelon is a moisturizer without oil.
Cut watermelon into normal size and grind them for 2 min, then separate the pulp and juice.
Now you can apply pulp on clean face relax for 10-15 min then wash your face. You can apply juice on your face and a neck, relax for 30 min or until it gets dry then wash it using plain water.
Watermelon is an aphrodisiac and a natural viagra for people who have circulatory problems. So after all he may not need the blue pill but rather just a slice or two of watermelon.