Delicious and juicy watermelons are great for our skin. They are packed with antioxidants and vitamins which are beneficial for our skin health. Watermelons help us hydrate our skin, remove excess oiliness, and also keep skin issues like blemishes, ageing, dullness at bay. Indeed, watermelons deserve some space in our beauty closets. One way to add watermelons to our beauty regime is by preparing a homemade watermelon scrub. Scrubbing is a great way of exfoliating your skin and getting rid of all the dead skin. So, here are we with 2 easy and interesting DIYs for your body and lips.
Benefits Of Watermelon For Skin
- Keeps skin hydrated
- Shrinks open pores
- Refreshes skin
- Controls oil production in the skin
- Good for acne-prone skin
- Reduces the appearance of ageing signs
- Increases cell growth
- Makes your skin glow
DIY Watermelon And Strawberry Face And Body Scrub
- 4 cubes watermelon
- 3 chopped strawberries
- 2 tbsp rice powder or oatmeal powder
- 1 tbsp honey
- In a bowl, add watermelon cubes and chopped watermelon. Using a fork mash them to make a paste. You can also put them in a blender to make a paste.
- Next, add honey to a bowl and mix well.
- Add oatmeal or rice powder. Mix well.
- Your face and body scrub is ready.
- You can store this scrub in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.
How To Use?
Wet your face or body and take the required quantity of scrub. Gently massage and wash off. Say hello to glowing skin!
Benefits Of Using This Face And Body Scrub
Watermelon has antioxidant which fights the free radicals and makes your skin look youthful. Strawberries on the other hand have vitamin C which is great for the skin. It makes your skin look fresh and glowing. The two ingredients work well to reduce the appearance of ageing signs like fine lines and wrinkles. Honey is a great moisturising agent. Scrubbing is all about exfoliation. Oatmeal powder or rice powder are exfoliants. They cleanse your skin deeply and unclog the pores.
DIY Watermelon Lip Scrub
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 1-2 cubes watermelon
In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well to make the scrub. Gently massage on your wet lips and wash.
Benefits Of Using Watermelon Lip Scrub
Our lips too need a lot of pampering and exfoliation is a great way to clear off the dead skin. This easy to make scrub has the goodness of coconut oil which moisturises your lips and makes them smooth. Watermelon hydrates your lips and prevents them from getting dry and chapped. Sugar is an amazing exfoliating agent. It increases blood flow in the skin and makes your lips look beautiful and soft.
Do try making these easy watermelon scrubs at home. Though both these scrubs are prepared using natural ingredients, it is best to do a patch test to prevent any skin issue. Try using these and share your results with us! For more interesting, beauty DIYs, stay tuned to HerZindagi.