It’s no secret that watermelon is synonymous with summer – but not only because of how well it works in a salad! As it turns out, watermelon is a powerful skincare ingredient, and The Kit’s Chinese Edition Editor Renée Tse knows it. During her visit to The Social, Tse highlighted eight beauty products that all have one thing in common—watermelon. We want all of them.
Check out the gallery below for the products, and watch the video above to hear more from Renée herself!
Step up your skincare routine with these eight watermelon products
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping MaskThis sleeping mask from clean K-beauty brand Glow Recipe kick-started the obsession with watermelon in the beauty department. This mask is a skin-smoothing, radiance-boosting sleeping mask with watermelon, hyaluronic acid, and AHAs that gently exfoliate and refine the look of pores.
Sephora | $59
Drunk Elephant Makeup-Melting butter cleanserA cleanser that melts all traces of dirt, makeup, and sunscreen from skin, it removes even water-resistant formulations. Since it features fruit oils (watermelon seed oil, cranberry seed oil and açai fruit oil), it helps to comfort and moisturize skin. It’s one of the gentlest ways to remove makeup.
Sephora | $45
Milk Makeup Watermelon Brightening SerumThis solid serum stick by Milk Makeup infused with watermelon extract brightens, hydrates and evens skin tone for a luminous complexion. After cleansing and toning, simply swipe serum all over skin and gently pat with fingertips, it’s perfect for when you’re on-the-go.
Sephora | $48
Ciaté London Watermelon Burst Hydrating PrimerThis super lightweight, multitasking primer from Ciaté hydrates, brightens and improves skin’s texture, all while prepping for long-lasting makeup. You can also wear this product on its own for dewy and smooth-looking skin, thanks to the water-based formula and the watermelon extract droplets that activate when you massage into skin.
Sephora | $34
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Ultra-Fine MistGlow Recipe recently launched the Watermelon Glow Ultra-Fine Mist which is just the perfect size to put on your desk, purse or carry-on to help you feel refreshed. It's formulated with 84% watermelon extract and watermelon seed oil for instant hydration with every spritz.
Sephora | $37
Sephora After-Sun Sheet MaskIf you’ve been out in the sun and need to re-hydrate and cool your skin down, this bio-cellulose mask from Sephora is great for the face and décolleté to take care of sun-exposed skin. Since it contains watermelon extracts, it provides an extra boost of immediate and long lasting hydration.
Sephora | $6
St. Tropez Body Gradual Tan Watermelon Infusion LotionThis lightweight formula from St. Tropez is a great moisturizing lotion to apply on your skin every day, especially if you want just a hint of colour, or to preserve the colour you got from your recent trip to a sunny location. It’s infused with watermelon scent and hyaluronic acid, so it easily absorbs into your skin, leaving a streak-free finish for a flawless glow.
Shoppers Drug Mart | $38
Grown Alchemist Vanilla & Watermelon Lip BalmThis antioxidant rich lip balm from Grown Alchemist contains watermelon extract, jojoba and shea butter, so it leaves lips feeling hydrated, soft, shiny and protected, providing the ultimate lip conditioning treatment.
Holt Renfrew | $28