7 summer beauty hacks for glowing skin

Summer is here and the harsh rays of sun can take a toll on your skin. Fear not, though; with

Published on Apr 01, 2023 08:37 PM IST 8 Photos

Maintaining healthy, glowing skin in the summer is all about hydration, protection, and using the right ingredients. A little bit of coffee, watermelon, aloe vera, green tea, cucumbers, chamomile, and SPF can go a long way towards achieving a beautiful summer complexion.(Pexels)

1. Exfoliate with coffee grounds: Coffee grounds are a natural exfoliant and an excellent source of antioxidants. Mix them with coconut oil to create a gentle scrub to slough off dead skin cells and reveal a smoother, brighter complexion. (Getty Images)

2. Hydrate with watermelon: Watermelon is 92% water and packed with vitamins A, C and E, making it the perfect hydrating snack for those hot summer days. It also contains lycopene, an antioxidant known to protect the skin from UV damage. (Pixabay)


3. Moisturize with aloe vera: Aloe vera is a powerhouse ingredient when it comes to skincare. It contains enzymes that repair dead skin cells, reducing inflammation and keeping your skin moisturized and supple. Keep a bottle of pure aloe vera gel in your fridge for a cooling, refreshing boost to your skin. (File image)

4. Protect with green tea: Green tea contains EGCG, a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from free radical damage caused by the sun. Drinking it can also lower your risk of skin cancer. Brew a strong cup and let it cool, then use it as a toner or spray it on your face for an extra layer of sun protection. (Shutterstock)