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Melon iced tea for wrinkle free, glowing and young skin

Enjoy glowing and youthful skin with this melon iced tea

Written by Bhakti Paun Sharma |Published : September 13, 2015 8:10 PM IST

What if a mocktail could give you flawless skin and reduce the signs of ageing? With this melon iced tea and say goodbye to wrinkles and enjoy glowing skin. Are you following these anti-ageing tips for your skin? This recipe by Aparna Santhanam from her book Skin Deep - An Inside Out Approach to Looking Good, Naturally is a wonderful twist to regular iced black tea with the goodness of fruits.

For the melon iced tea

You need:

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  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 2 tbsp honey

Method:

  • Dip the green tea bags in hot water and let them steep for about 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and allow it to cool down followed by chilling it in the refrigerator.
  • Put the watermelon pieces in the blender and blend them to a juice. Strain the juice and mix the honey in it. If you like chunks of watermelon in your iced tea, you can skip the straining.
  • Now mix the iced tea and the watermelon juice together. Refrigerate it again or serve with ice cubes.

Beauty benefits of the melon iced tea

Green tea is rich in antioxidants due to the catechins present in it. Watermelon also contains lycopene which is another powerful antioxidant. When these two ingredients come together in the recipe, they not only provide a glow to the skin but also show anti-ageing effects. Besides antioxidants, watermelon is also rich in Vitamin A and C which work wonders for your skin. You can also bid adieu to fine lines and wrinkles with this face pack.

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