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)

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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)

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