Summer is here in full glory and now is the perfect time to flaunt beautiful summer dresses and enjoy the delicious seasonal fruits. But summers also require you to pay special attention to the skin as heat, warmth of sun; hot winds cause severe skin damage. Fluctuation in the weather affects the skin badly which makes the skin dull and rough. This harsh weather not only tans the skin but also causes the pores to get clogged because of excessive sweating coupled with grime and dust.

Water Therapy:

Nothing works better than water. Water not only quenches the thirst but also helps to flush out the toxins and waste that accumulate in the body. Treat yourself with fluids like fruit juices, coconut water, green tea, buttermilk or just plain water to decrease the heat level and keep the body cool and hydrated. Green tea is high in antioxidants which help to eliminate dead skin cells and the anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic properties in green tea protects against a variety of skin disorders. Fluids also help to detoxify the skin and keep the skin soft, dewy and clear.

Food Intake

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What you eat shows on your face. Do not consume too much of snacks and salty products as salt can have a dehydrating effect on the body. Include high water content fruits in your diet like watermelon, cucumber, oranges and lettuce which will give you nutrients and anti-oxidants. Include green vegetables in your diet as they help to improve the immune system and decreases stress level in the body. If you are a hard core non vegetarian, please try to control your meat intake. Meat is difficult to digest and also raised the body temperature, which can result in ugly pimples.
“Diet influences skin at the cellular level, and since skin is our largest organ, it’s also the first to show nutrient deficiency.”

In order to keep a healthy glow inside and out this season, stresses eating well and hydrating correctly (in addition to slathering on sunscreen, of course). List of foods that will help you look and feel your best all summer long.

  1. Watermelon
    This symbol of summer is around 90 percent water, which hydrates the body. “It’s loaded with vitamin C, which is required for healthy collagen production ” . Its antioxidant properties make it “a free radical scavenger,”  which helps prevent signs of aging.
  2. Berries
    Fresh produce like blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries are delicious in their prime, they’re packed with antioxidants, whichcan protect skin from the damaging effects of the sun .
  3. Pineapple
    Along with vitamins and minerals, this tropical fruit containsbromelain, thought to fight inflammation. Lessening inflammation may bring some comfort for people with sunburns.
  4. Citrus Fruits
    Oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes — name a citrus fruit and it’s probably good for your skin, says Simpson. Their vitamin C and amino acids, likeprolineand lysine play a role in collagen production, which can keep skin looking young.
  5. Cucumber
    We’ve all seen cucumber used to relieve puffy eyes, but you should beconsumingcubes for healthy skin, too. Cucumbers are mostly water, so they hydrate and replenish the body and skin.
  6. Tomatoes
    Tomatoes “the perfect food to protect skin cells,” thanks to their lycopene, which not only promotes collagen production but also fights off fine lines and wrinkles.

      7 .  Coconut Water
Instead of reaching for sugar-laden sports drinks, get electrolyte  from coconut water. “It supports            youthful and supple skin,” Its hydrate your skin. High dose of potassium , which can help deliver           more nutrients and oxygen to the skin by boosting circulation , Prevention reported.

Moisturizes Skin

Reduces Signs Of Aging

Helps Reduce Pigmentation

Treats Skin Infections

Helps Reduce Acne