Home > Daily-tips Updated 19 May 2014 Eat chocolate. Have great skin. Be happy. A flurry of research has shown that thanks to its key component, cocoa, dark chocolate can revitalise skin that just refuses to shine. 0 Who knew chocolate was good for more than just its taste? ~ Shutterstock Chocolate, as we know, is the key to female happiness. There are few problems that can’t be solved by the liberal application of proper, dark, chocolate and that list is about to get even shorter.You see, it appears that chocolate can even make you prettier. A flurry of research has shown that thanks to its key component, cocoa, dark chocolate can revitalise skin that just refuses to shine. This is because just two tablespoons of natural cocoa contains more antioxidants than four cups of green tea.But what do antioxidants mean for your skin? More blood, that’s what. Eating chocolate will boost blood flow to your skin, increasing the amount of oxygen and other vital nutrients it receives. It’s even being suggested that wearing chocolate could be an even more effective way of rejuvenating tired skin.More to read:How to make your medical savings account stretch furtherHe wears panties More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Fitness Why ice baths can help you bounce back from tough workouts Medical Kegel balls are basically little weights for your vagina Medical How to choose the best 'discreet' pad for your lifestyle Diet and nutrition Taking a bite out of food ads targeted at kids Fitness Your breast size might seriously impact your workouts, according to a new study Lifestyle What are organic tampons – and should I start using them? From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days ADVERTORIAL: Help create a movement to change SA’s Health Status Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'