Who doesnâ€™t enjoy a slice of watermelon during a hot day? Wonderful as a snack, watermelon also makes a great ingredient for a face toning. Watermelon is naturally slightly astringent and may be used to benefit your skinâ€™s appearance. One can also use watermelon as toners in ice form, they are cooling and refreshing on skin, they help in bringing a healthy glow to the skin, keeping blemishes and acne away.
Good for skin: Watermelon is rich in vitamin A B6 and C which keeps your skin fresh and hydrated. It has 92 percent of water, and water is very necessary for skin. It contains great amount of lycopene, a study shows that lycopene protects your skin against sunburn and sun damage.
One daily serving of watermelon or watermelon juice will protect your skin from sun damage, make your skin fresh and keep your skin free from blemishes.
Watermelon toner: Watermelon toner freshen up your skin and keeps it hydrated. It makes your skin lovely, clean and clear.
You need the following things to make a watermelon toner.
â€¢ One cup watermelon chunks.
â€¢ Half orange.
â€¢ One cup water.
Put watermelon chunks, orange and water into a blender to make juice. After making juice, strain the liquid into a cup. And this liquid is your watermelon toner. Put the toner into a spray and apply daily with the spray and leave for 10 to 15 minutes.
You can refrigerate this toner for four to five days for applying it daily.
Watermelon juice and rose water ice toner – this ice toner is good for all skin types, helps with skin lightening and brightening. It cleans skin from within thereby preventing skin from acne and blemishes.
Rose water acts as natural skin toner and hydrator while watermelon helps in cleansing skin effectively from within.
How to make – Take an empty ice tray, mix some watermelon juice and rose water (2:1) in a glass and pour it in the ice tray and place in freezer. Use it once a day after cleansing your face or whenever you need to freshen up your face.