Ahh…the fresh tastes and scents of summer! It's that time of year to chow down on the season's most mouth-watering fruit—watermelon! It's such a sweet treat that it earned its very own day of celebration. You heard right; August 3rd is National Watermelon Day!
It turns out watermelon touts more than a crisp and delicious taste. This sweet ambrosia of the summertime gods also boasts awesome self-care benefits. It's a staple ingredient in skincare, candles, and beauty products, and we're here to help you treat yourself with the best!
Indies know how to put incredible ingredients front and center, and watermelon is no different. You'll find this fruit adding brightening benefits to face washes or used as a sweet candle scent to envelop your home in sun-soaked summer vibes. Level up your self-care routine with these 9 delicious, nectareous watermelon products!
Discover a Delicious Self-care Routine with these 9 Watermelon Products
Maker: Cassandra Wong
Watermelon is the perfect ingredient to punch up garden party margaritas and lemonades. But it can also serve up a sweet, refreshing drink for your skin! Refresh your countenance with this Watermelon Punch Soap from Oavender, garnished with a kick of lemon and the sweet kiss of summer raspberries.
Noveltee by Farley (CA)
Maker: Louanda Farley
Long sunny summer evenings, backyard barbecues, and splish-splashy pool parties—watermelon is the quintessential scent of fun in the sun. Relive the memories all year round with this Watermelon Sorbet candle from Noveltee by Farley. Each lighting will immediately transport you to the everlasting dog days of summer!
Morenita Home Fragrances (WA)
Maker: Janet Diaz Perez
A staple of picnics and BBQs, watermelon is a one-of-a-kind delight for the tastebuds. Give your sniffer the same treatment with a fruity fusion of strawberry, watermelon, and peach. Pick up a Niña Fresa candle from Morenita Home Fragrances. It'll fill your home with sweet swirls of sun-splashed scents any day of the year!
Sunny Girl Sundries (OK)
Maker: Sara Golding
Snap up the refreshing, hydrating benefits of “w-ahh-termelon” for a bubbly bath time experience! Bubble Boxes from Sunny Girl Sundries are hand painted to perfection to mimic a slice of your favorite summertime treat. Swirl under running water for a bountiful burst of bubbles!
A Glowing Trend (AZ)
Maker: Carolyn Griffin
What candy flavors put a smile on your face? The right answer is watermelon, and this fresh and crisp Wild Watermelon candle is inspired by the flavor you desperately searched the bag for. This lively, candy-pop scent will immediately add a spark of energy to any room!
Caley Cosmetics (TX)
Maker: Cindy Holland-Rodriguez
Take advantage of watermelon's coveted top spot amongst the superfoods. Massage this Tropical Melt Balm into your face for a radiant and silky glow you can't beat. You can use it as a cleanser, a moisturizer, a mask, or a makeup remover—so sprinkle it into every aspect of your skincare routine!
Southern Elegance Candle Co (NC)
Maker: D'Shawn Russell
Love long afternoon strolls through summer-fresh farmer's markets? Pluck this Watermelon Lemonade scented candle from Southern Elegance Candle Co for the sweet aroma of juicy watermelon, sun-splashed citrus, and the scent of candy-colored poppies!
Wisdom Body & Soul (AZ)
Maker: Cassandra Wisdom
Wash away a long, hot day with this Sage and Citrus Soap from Wisdom Body & Soul! Say goodbye to standard soaps and liven up your hand-washing session with zesty lemongrass, nourishing oils and butters, topped up off by a mouth-watering blend of watermelon puree.
Stella Chroma (IN)
Maker: Pam Rodgers
Watermelon packs a powerful punch when it comes to illuminating your skin! You can now grab that summertime glow any time of year with this Emulsified Sugar Scrub in Spiked Watermelon. Shea, cocoa butter, and sweet almond oil join the party to keep your skin soft, too.
Questions for discussion and sharing
What's your favorite way to infuse watermelon into your self-care routine? Let us know in the comments!
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