Summers are almost here and you know what that means? Good clothes, great parties, a ton of chilled drinks and also a great time to be out with your friends. However, it also means a ton of breakout, all thanks to that chlorine from swimming pool and burnt skin.
Watermelon is their solution to your skin problems in the summer, and it indeed is one delicious solution.
Apart from crazy parties and holidays, summers are also about the most watery and delicious fruit, watermelon, which is easily available at every nook and corner of this world. It keeps you hydrated and adds a refreshing blast to your body and mind.
And, Koreans have decoded that when one adds the same fruit to their skincare, it can result in a perfect looking skin. After all, watermelon is packed with antioxidants, citrulline, and lycopene, which led it to an approval from Korean beauty enthusiasts. One of the most trusted brands in Korean skincare industry came out with a gel mask with watermelon as its key ingredient. And, since its availability in the market, skincare specialists and enthusiasts are raving about it.
Watermelon helps in increasing blood circulation as well as nourishing and hydrating the skin. The fruit not only acts as a natural exfoliator but also works wonders for people going through breakouts, sunburns, redness as well as flaky skin. Apart from that watermelon based skincare products also soothe heat rash and acne.
Watermelons are also rich in potassium and Vitamin A, C and B, along with being super-low in the calories and fat department. With Vitamin C comes Collagen synthesis which helps one in keeping their skin supple and healthy.
Along with all these great things in the skincare department, Watermelon is also impressive in offering a great health and body. There are so many things that watermelon contributes to, in terms of keeping them healthy and amazing. Here’s all that hogging on watermelon will result in.
1. Boosts Energy
Watermelon is full of vitamin B which is responsible for energy production which makes one consuming it, absolutely inevitable of lazing around.
2. Treats Diabetes
Watermelon is a sweet fruit, however, not all harmful for diabetes patients. Although watermelon has a high glycemic index, it has a lower glycemic load (the value by which a particular food will raise an individual’s blood glucose levels), and hence is good for diabetics. In one study, people actually found that watermelon has anti-diabetic properties.
3. Controls Blood Pressure
BP is a problem affecting a lot of people and that too for a great cause. However, watermelon has actually seen as being a good fruit for people with blood pressure problems. Watermelon is the richest natural source of citrulline, which is closely related to arginine, which is an amino acid essential for maintaining healthy blood pressure.
4. Aids Digestion
Watermelon contains a lot of water which can easily aid the digestion problem. However, apart from water, it also contains fiber which promotes digestion while preventing constipation.
5. Treat Inflammation
Inflammation can get the best of people and has most of the time did. In such case, watermelon is the best thing to consume and save yourself from the discomfort. All this is possible through the lycopene which is a primary compound in watermelon and it is found to exhibit anti-inflammatory properties.
With so many great properties and benefits, there’s hardly anything that should keep one away from this lifesaver and delicious fruit.