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Chocolate indulgence

What's not to love about the food that's a girl's best friend?

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Chocolate. Even seeing that word makes your mouth water. There are so many positive claims related to chocolate. It's good for your health, and it lifts your mood. It also makes your skin glow. 

Flavonoids found in cocoa have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and according to German scientists, these friendly flavonoids can also help protect the skin from UV rays. In addition, cocoa butter in chocolate, when applied to the skin, helps hydration, smoothens out wrinkles and reduces stretch marks and scars.

Cocoa butter also penetrates better into the skin, as it is easily absorbed. The high vitamin E content makes it an amazing way to repair and renew skin.

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