It is the season of fresh and juicy fruits and who doesn't love them? We all do, right? Summer fruits are refreshing and loaded with water. Muskmelon or kharbuja is one of the most loved summer fruits. A bowl of freshly cut muskmelon on a hot summer day is just the perfect snack to energise ourselves. Health-wise, the fruit is packed with essential vitamins and nutrients which are great for our well-being.
But do you know, kharbuja or muskmelon is great for your skin too? The vitamins present in muskmelon, vitamins A, B, and C can help keep our skin healthy from within, young and smooth. To enjoy its benefits, you should definitely add muskmelon to your diet. However, you can also add muskmelon to your skincare regime. How? Read on to know.
Instead of going for an expensive fruit facial at the salon to rejuvenate your skin, try this kharbuja or muskmelon facial at home. For this at-home facial, you just need a few ingredients. Here is a quick guide you can follow to do a muskmelon facial at home.
How To Do Kharbuja Or Muskmelon Facial At Home?
Things You Will Need -
- 1 Tsp Multani Mitti
- 1 Tsp Honey
- 1 Tsp Coffee Powder
Step 1: Muskmelon Face Cleanser
Make sure your face has no dirt or impurities. Clean your face thoroughly with water. Then take a small piece of muskmelon or kharbuja and start to massage it all over your face and neck. Let the muskmelon juice naturally dry, it can take about 5-10 minutes. Wash with normal water. This quick face cleanser will further help remove any dullness, and impurities on your face and prep your skin for the next steps of the facial.
Step 2: Muskmelon Face Scrub
Take some muskmelon seeds and blend to get a pulpy mixture. Take it out in a bowl and add 1 tsp coffee powder to it. Mix well.
Next, start massaging your face with this homemade scrub. Gently scrub the mixture on your face and neck. Keep it for a few minutes and let it dry a little. Scrub it again and then wash it off.
Step 3: Muskmelon Face Pack
For Glowing Skin
In a blender, add some muskmelon seeds and juice. Blend and transfer to a bowl. Add 1 tsp honey and 1 tsp multani mitti to the mixture and apply it all over your face and neck. Let is naturally dry. Wash off your face with normal water.
For Dry Skin
In a bowl, add 1 tbsp of muskmelon pulp and 1 tsp of honey. Mix well. Apply this face pack all over your face. Keep it for a few minutes and then wash off.
For Dull Skin
For this face pack, you will need 2 tbsp of muskmelon pulp, 1 tsp of oats, and 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients well to make a paste. Apply it all over your face and neck. Keep it on for a few minutes and then rinse off.
For Oily Skin
In a bowl, add 1 tbsp of muskmelon pulp, 1 tsp of gram flour, and 1/2 tsp of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well. Apply to your face and leave for 10 minutes. Wash with normal water.
Benefits Of Doing Kharbuja Or Muskmelon Facial At Home
Hydrates Your Skin
What do we really want during this hot and humid season? We all want to get rid of the dryness and dullness which the summer season brings along. Muskmelon has a high amount of water present in it along with a lot of fiber, both of which help rejuvenate and hydrate the skin.
Prevents Premature Ageing
None of us wishes to see those premature ageing signs like wrinkles, pigmentation, fine lines, and dark circles on the skin. Muskmelons are loaded with folic acid which is great for our skin. Folic acid helps in the regeneration of cells which makes your skin look healthy and young.
Also, folic acid keeps free radicals at bay and prevents the appearance of ageing signs like wrinkles and fine lines. Muskmelon also improves the elasticity of your skin which makes your skin look a lot younger.
Gives A Natural Glow
The vitamins A and C present in muskmelon help in the formation of collagen in the body which gives your skin a young, natural glow. Doing this muskmelon facial at home will help you make your skin look flawless with a natural glow.
Do you know, that muskmelon has skin-lightening properties? If you have uneven, tanned skin, this facial will help you exfoliate your skin, remove all the dead layers and give you glowing, bright skin.
Though this at-home facial is completely natural and shouldn't have any side effects on your skin, it is best you do a patch test on your hand before using any of the ingredients on your face. For more such beauty-related stories, stay tuned!
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