Surprising Cucumber Benefits For The Skin!
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Surprising Cucumber Benefits For The Skin!

November 27, 2019

Surprising Cucumber Benefits For The Skin!. Cucumber is an amazing gourd family member and it gives fresh and cooling effects especially in warm summers. And cucumber is a healthy vegetable and used mostly in salads. Cucumber has 95 % of water and thus helps in reducing the dehydration instantly. Besides high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol can be treated with cucumber diet.

Benefits of cucumber for skin:

We all know the benefits of eating raw cucumber as a salad but do you know the beauty hacks using cucumber. Here I am going to share some unusual benefits to use cucumber and enhance your beauty.

Hydrated and glowing skin:

Inappropriate water intake causes dull and dry skin patches. Therefore eating raw cucumber will help restore the moisture. However, applying cucumber slices directly on the skin also help in getting glowing and well-hydrated skin. It balances the sebum and reduces the redness due to infections and in return gives you glowing skin.

Remedy for puffy skin or eyes:

Hectic routine, constipation and many other factors cause dark circles and puffy skin. Cucumber is one of the instant dark circle removers as it helps in reducing the dark patches as well as restores the moisture.

Acne reliever:

Acne is the most stubborn skin issue and cucumber helps in removing the acne as well as soothes the skin rashes.

Anti-aging:

Aging is a natural phenomenon but sagging skin and old look is something that can be delayed. Fines line and wrinkles can be reduced using the cucumber massages and masks.

How to use cucumber for face:

Cucumber faces toner:

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber                     1 medium size
  • Green tea bag               1
  • Mint leaves                    3-4

Directions:

  1. Make a green tea using a green tea bag and let it cool.
  2. Blend cucumber and mint in an electric blender and strain the juice.
  3. Mix juice and brewed tea and mix well.
  4. Apply on the clean and dry face as a toner.
  5. Cucumber honey faces toner:

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber                                     1 medium size
  • Honey                                           one teaspoon

Directions:

  • Extract cumber juice and add in the honey.
  • Mix both ingredients and apply on the face.

 Cucumber and aloe vera:

Besides cucumber aloe vera is also a hydrating and moisturizing ingredient. Therefore both together fight the infections as well as removes dark and patchy skin.

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber                      1 medium size
  • Aloe vera                        2-3 tablespoon

Directions:

  • Blend cucumber and aloe vera gel in a blender and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the face and neck area and then wait for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse with water and pat dry with a soft cotton cloth.
  • Apply nay moisturizing cream to restore the moisture.

Cucumber and oatmeal:

Ingredients:

  • Oatmeal                                            1 tablespoon
  • Cucumber puree                             1 tablespoon
  • Honey                                                  1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply on the clean face.
  • Let the mask dry for 30 minutes and then wash with normal water.
  • Massage gently while removing the paste from the skin.
  • It will exfoliate the skin and removes the dead skin cells.
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