Increase your skin’s natural protection against the sun with this delicious, cooling beverage that has two powerful skin protectors.
Who knew? Besides being delicious, watermelon is one of the best foods for protection against the sun. The red pigment in them is lycopene, an antioxidant which soaks up free radicals and helps prevent DNA damage.
And dozens of studies show that green tea’s antioxidants provide UV protection which prevents UV-induced skin cancer and DNA damage.
Recipe: Watermelon Lemon Slush
Teaopia Fresh Lemon Zest Green Tea
5 cups of seedless watermelon cubed
1 cup ice
Brew 1 tsp of Fresh Lemon Zest in 8oz of hot water for 2-3 minutes.
In a blender add watermelon, ice and strain tea into blender, blend for 45 seconds.