Do you love eating slices of cool watermelon? During summer you can enjoy this fruit in the form of smoothies, shakes, juice, or simply as it is. This fruit not only quenches your thirst in a wonderful way but it is also very good for your skin. Discover how to use watermelon for skin care.
Watermelon is loaded with a number of important vitamins such as C, B and A. These vitamins are very helpful for removing blemishes from your skin and keeping it soft, hydrated, and fresh.
Since watermelon acts as a natural moisturizer, you can use it for taking care of your skin. If you have dry skin then you can rub a cube of watermelon on your face. You can also make a paste of watermelon pieces with one banana and apply on dry skin.
Exfoliate Your Skin
Watermelon also has some natural acids, which is good for exfoliating your skin. If you want to exfoliate your skin then make a paste of a few watermelon pieces and apply it nicely on your face. After 10 -15 minutes, wash it off with water. You will find that your face is looking brighter and smoother.
Use a Watermelon Toner
If you want to make a watermelon facial toner then blend together 2 tablespoons of watermelon cubes, water and 2 tablespoons of witch hazel. After you strain the mixture you can apply the juice on your face. Your face will look tighter and cleaner.
Oil of watermelon seed is useful for your skin as it has omega 9 and omega 6 fatty acids, which help in washing away buildup of sebum. In order to take care of oily skin you can make a face pack of watermelon and yogurt. After using this pack your skin will not look greasy but you will glow naturally.