Health and beauty benefits of melon

Beauty benefits of melon

Melons are some of the best natural sources of collagen protein compounds and other little helpers which are going to bypass all those early signs of ageing. Some of the amazing beauty benefits of melons are good moisturizing and energizing properties and their ability to soak up any oil or dirt that clogs your skin pores.

The high-water content of melons plays an important role in keeping your skin hydrated and glowing. Topical application of cantaloupe juice can be used for treating eczema, and as a first aid for burns, cuts and abrasions.

Consume cantaloupes as much as you can if you want to maintain healthy hair and scalp. They are also a very good source of vitamin A as well as a good source beta carotene, the key components for healthy hair and normal hair growth.

Principle Values*
Energy 61.2 cal
Carbohydrates 14.76 gr
Protein 1.44 gr
Total Fat 0.36 gr
Dietary Fiber 1.62 gr
Folates 9 %
Niacin 8.1 %
Pantothenic acid 3.6 %
Pyridoxine 9.9 %
Riboflavin 3.6 %
Thiamin 1.8 %
Vitamin A 201.6 %
Vitamin C 109.8 %
Vitamin E 0.9 %
Vitamin K 3.6 %
Potassium 10.8 %
Calcium 1.8 %
Copper 8.1 %
Iron 4.5 %
Magnesium 5.4 %
Manganese 3.6 %
Zinc 2.7 %

*Nutritive Value per Cup (180 g)

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calories diet.

Top 2 benefits of melons for skin and hair


Effective way to moisturize your skin

Melon with its good moisturizing properties have ability to hydrate your skin and keep it rejuvenated. Melons contain potassium, a mineral essential for hydration. You can use melons topically to hydrate your skin and soak up any oil that clogs your skin pores.


Stops hair loss naturally

The deficiency of inositol is responsible for hair loss, alopecia or patchy baldness. Melons are rich source of inositol, which is form of Vitamin B, and regular consumption of this fruit help prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.

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Melon facial mask for oily skin

1/4 cup melon, mushed
Pinch of flour
Mix ingredients together into a paste. Apply on face for about 15 minutes once a day. Wash it off after 15 minutes or when it’s dried.

melon facial mask oily skin remedy

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