Though the lockdown rules are still in places, in many parts of India few business establishments are slowly opening. Even though beauty parlours, spas and salons are now open, yet many of us are still wary to step into these places to get the beauty job done, fearing the most contagious COVID-19. On the brighter side, the lockdown has taught many of us to be self-dependent and make use of easily available components for our daily beauty needs. Be it fruits, vegetables, rice water, milk cream or lentil powders, women nowadays have found out wonder ways to incorporate these daily essentials into their beauty regimen. And one such power fruit that is deemed as an ‘All-rounder’ is the humble 'Watermelon'. Also Read: 8 reasons why watermelons are the best thing about summer

Surprisingly, this year watermelons are still available in the market and why not make the best use of it.  

Coupled with healthful nutrients and sweet juicy taste, watermelons not only replenish the body from the scorching heat but also protects the skin from solar damage, early signs of ageing, wrinkles, blemishes, pimples and so on, ultimately bestowing a spotless, crystal clear complexion.

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How Exactly Is Watermelon Good For The Skin?

Well, Watermelon is one such juicy fruit that has been one of the top favourites for most of us since childhood. Blessed with a bounty supply of water, potassium, copper, magnesium, manganese, vitamins A, B, C, and antioxidants, this rich red succulent fruit has numerous benefits towards the skin.
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What’s More?

  • Hydrates the skin
  • Boosts production of collagen particles
  • Arrests the ageing process of cells
  • Locks in moisture
  • Reduces oiliness and acne
  • Heals dry skin
  • Enhances cellular regeneration
  • Clears blocked pores and blackheads
  • Offers sun protection
  • Prevents skin infections

Offering stellar skin-replenishing properties, here comes Watermelon as your ultimate redemption bestowing you soft, supple, younger-looking skin without the interference of any harmful chemicals. Here are 3 cool ways to incorporate this juicy fruit in your beauty regimen.

DIY Watermelon Beauty Recipes

Watermelon And Cucumber Face Pack 


2 tbsp watermelon juice

2 tbsp cucumber zest

1 tbsp honey


Mix all the ingredients together.

Smear it all over the face.

Allow it to dry for 15 minutes.

Wash off with cool water.

How It Works:

Watermelon is enriched with detoxifying properties and helps to clean the blocked pores. Honey nourishes and moisturises the skin and prevents skin infections, whereas cucumber helps in removing skin tan and soothes inflamed skin due to sunburns. Overall, this face pack is extremely beneficial for tanned skin and offers a radiant glow within a week of use. Also Read: 5 Cool Ways To Use Cucumber For An Instant Glow

Watermelon And Banana Face Pack


½ cup watermelon cubes

½ ripe banana

2-3 tbsp cold milk


Macerate the ingredients in a blender to get a smooth paste.

Apply this paste all over the face and neck.

Keep it on for 20 minutes.

Wash off with cool water.

How It Works:

Milk is an incredible ingredient that not only cleanses the skin but also moisturises and bestows a brighter complexion. Watermelon helps in removing age spots and blemishes whereas banana tightens the skin and clears away blemishes and spots. This face pack is a boon for pigmented and sensitive skin.
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Watermelon And Yogurt Face Pack


1 cup watermelon cubes

3 tbsp homemade yogurt or curd

1 tbsp moong dal powder


Mix everything together to make a paste.

Apply it all over the face and neck.

Allow it to dry.

Wash off with cool water.

How It Works:

Moong dal powder being a natural exfoliative, scrubs off dead skin cells. The combination of watermelon and yogurt does wonder for the skin. Not only does this face pack keeps the skin super hydrated but also offers a one-stop solution for acne and pimples, while offering a glowing, refreshing look within days of use.