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Coconut water -- celebs' secret to glowing skin

Written by Editorial Team |Updated : March 20, 2015 10:49 AM IST

For those of you who think coconut water is just a drink to quench your thirst, you have no idea what you are missing out on! Coconut water is not another popular drink to sip on during the hot summer months but also a beauty drink! Yes, you read that right. It is a blessing to all and comes to us at a very affordable price!

The best part about coconut water is that you can benefit out of it not just internally but also externally. If you are looking forward to enhance your beauty, there is no better way than using the gifts offered by mother nature. On that note, let s go through some of the basic beauty benefits coconut water provides us and how we can use it in our daily life. (Read: 8 beauty benefits of cucumber you shouldn t miss)

Gives you beautiful skin

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Most women have often wondered the secret to glowing and radiant skin. Several have tried and tested expensive products and others can t get enough of lavish facials and treatments at the beauty parlour. But incorporating something as simple as coconut water in your lifestyle will make the skin smooth, even toned and radiant. Since the drink itself is very light, it can act as a natural moisturiser. You don t have to worry about your skin drying up too quickly. Drink it down and you will never find your skin becoming too greasy or dry. No wonder coconut water has been recommended several times by experts and beauticians. If you have dull skin, simply take some coconut water in a cotton ball and apply all over the face. It will hydrate your skin and make you look fresh and young as ever. Coconut water also makes great masks. You can take some coconut water, turmeric, red sandalwood paste and a dash of lemon. Mix together and use it as a mask thrice a week. You will love your skin after that! (Read: 6 amazing beauty benefits of green tea for hair and skin)

Lightens sun tan

Do you think applying a good sunscreen and carrying an umbrella to work every day are the only ways to protect your skin from sun damage? Then think again. Of course, sunscreens and umbrellas are a must. But you have to use another something to make it more effective.

And that secret is coconut water. If you would like to get rid of sun tan, simply take some fuller's earth and mix it with coconut water. Apply all over the face and let it stay for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.

Reduces acne

Women are tired of seeing acne and pimples appear on their skin now and then. It spoils their appearance and imparts a very dull look. A smart and natural way to bid farewell to acne is coconut water. You could take 25g of turmeric powder and mix it with a few spoons of coconut water. Mix well and apply all over the face. Wash off with cold water once it has dried. Do this beauty treatment once a day. (Read: No more acne! 6 tips to avoid pimples)

Gives you long, strong and thick hair

Want to have long, shiny locks? Try coconut water. It has properties that can heal hair that is damaged. It also increases blood circulation in your scalp, stop hair fall and in return increase the volume and density. Once you are done washing your hair, simply rinse your hair using it. You could also add some honey to the water. This will help your hair improve faster. It will also restore the shine and volume of your hair. (Read: How to grow long hair)

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