Watermelons are in season during summer. Well, these fruits know the perfect time when they should come abundantly as they can come in really handy in a wide variety of ways during the hottest time of the year.
Are you aware that watermelons also offer a number of beauty uses other than being the perfect summer treats?
If you want to look your best while having so much fun under the scorching sun, it is a wonderful idea for you to regularly get your hands on watermelons. Whether you choose to take them by mouth or use them topically (or both!), there are many beauty perks that you can obtain from these summer fruits!
The blistering summer sun can easily leave your skin parched. Since watermelon is about 92 percent water, consuming it can help maintain proper hydration of your skin as well as the rest of your body. You don’t have to worry about your figure as you hydrate with watermelons because they are very, very low in calories.
Delayed Skin Aging
Watermelons are teeming with antioxidants that fight off free radicals that tend to show up as soon as you head out and stay under the sun. So in other words, the regular intake of watermelons can help shield your skin from one of the worst things that those free radicals can do, and that is premature skin aging.
Summer comes once a year only, and that is why it can be enticing for anyone on social media to take lots and lots of selfies. But having large pores, which is a very common beauty issue during summer, can keep you from doing that. Did you know that you can shrink those gigantic pores by applying watermelon pulp on problem areas?
Controlled Facial Oils
Other than making those enormous pores appear smaller, watermelon pulp can also help put excess facial oils under control. This means that your friends don’t have to strain their eyes each time they look at your direction while all of you are having some grand time under the sun — your face can stay matted courtesy of watermelons.
The sun and wind can easily make your skin look dull. To restore its former radiant appearance, it is a good idea to exfoliate no more than twice a week, and such can be done with the help of watermelons. One very easy exfoliating paste that you can come up with is by mixing equal amounts of watermelon pulp and plain yogurt.
It can be very easy for anyone to lose track of time during summer, and that’s why sunburn is a very common issue this time of the year. To attain much-needed relief from sunburn, you may soak a cotton pad in watermelon juice and gently pat it on problem areas. Rinse off with cool water after 10 to 15 minutes.
Can you think of any other beauty use for watermelon? Feel free to share it in the comments section below to let others know how they can take advantage of these delicious and nutritious fruits this season!