Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

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Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Hello sugar!

How are you doing? Now that the much hyped Valentine’s Day is near, what better post than about chocolates?

We all love chocolates, don’t we? Being a sweet tooth my biggest weakness is chocolates. Also my biggest obstruction in weight loss. Little did we know that chocolates don’t just taste yummy, they are so much more than just its taste. So today I decided that I will share with you all the surprising benefits of chocolates. Just to let you know, I am eating a chocolate bar while writing this review 😛

By the way, have you guys checked my recent trending post on beauty tips that all women must know? Do check it out and let me know if you find it useful and would like to see more of such posts from my end J Not taking much of your time, let’s get down to the main benefits…

Glowing skin

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Well most of you must be aware that chocolate can be great to get glowing skin. Now you know the chocolate massages and wraps are not hyped! Studies also show that regular consumption of dark chocolate improves the skin complexion over time. That’s one reason why the skin looks flawless after going for chocolate wax.

As a scrub

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Oh yes ladies! Chocolates also make very good scrub for your skin. The cocoa powder available in market can be mixed with either milk or yogurt and used to scrub the skin. This scrub will effectively remove dead cells and exfoliate the skin. Chocolate also fights ageing and improves skin elasticity since it has flavonoid in it. It considerably reduces the fine lines on the face.

Sun protection

It may sound astonishing but chocolates can actually provide protection from the harmful UV rays. Chocolate also prevents the skin from premature discoloration and sun tan due to flavonoid and antioxidants present in it. So don’t just eat it, apply it.

Mood improver

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

This is nothing new. We all know how most of us crave chocolates while on periods. Chocolate is a mood changer and it’s known throughout the world now. Chocolate can instantly lift up the mood. It’s proven that cocoa content in chocolates help reduce stress. But mind you, don’t over eat chocolate as you are going to accumulate a lot of sugar and fat too. A piece or two in a day should be fine though.

Mind functionality

Heard your chocolate freak friend give this excuse of becoming brighter mentally while hogging on chocolates? Well they are for sure not lying. As I said earlier chocolates are great stress busters hence keeping you sound mentally.

Heart diseases

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

yes darling! Chocolates considerably reduce your chance of facing a stroke due to clot. For this opt for chocolates that have 70% or more cocoa content. Dark chocolate has chemicals like flavonoids and theobromine which improves the cardiovascular system.

Hair growth 

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Beauty and skin benefits of chocolates

Dark chocolates are enriched with zinc, iron and copper all of which are responsible for cell renewal and growth of the hair. Consuming a little portion of chocolate everyday will improve the blood circulation in the scalp and lead to healthy, shiny and strong hair. A chocolate hair mask will also add healthy shine to your tresses making your hair look beautiful and nourished.

So ladies on diet you don’t have to worry of overcoming your chocolate temptation. Enjoy moderate portions of chocolate everyday and keep healthy physically as well as mentally. Indulge in this delicious treat while you benefit your body, mind and skin all together.

Until next time,

Stay happy and beautiful

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A 20 year old management student who is an ardent lover of all things red. Born in a commercial city, her dreams are high and she is stubborn enough to pursue each one of them. In her free time she is mostly surfing blogs and reading fitness blogs. Lipstick is her first love and chocolates are her weakness. Grown up playing dress up with her friends, she is always up to experiment with clothes.