Cucumber has always been used in the cosmetic department because of its antioxidant and its high proportion of water that can help moisturize the skin.
We at Viral Strange collected very helpful our top 7 picks for cucumber beauty hacks:
1- Using cucumber mask is very helpful in acne-prone and irritated skin:
Mixing cucumber with bentonite clay is the go to treatment for acne-prone and irritated skin or you can mix cucumber juice with tea tree oil to make a good mask for acne spots and irritated skin. Also using cucumber alone can be beneficial in this case, but using it in mix with mentioned ingredients have proven to be way better treatment.
2- Cucumber can be used to create body lotion:
One of the best mixtures to create body lotion (Called Hello glow) is as following:
aloe vera, vitamin E, and coconut milk to create an all-natural hydrating body lotion.
Or you can use cucumber juice with gel base to create effective and natural body lotion.
3- Cucumber face mask is one of the best masks for dry skin:
All You have to do is to mix 2 cucumbers with little less than half cup of yoghurt can create one of the best hydrating skin mask , after mixing it in mixture all you have to do is to apply it for 25 minutes for a week and your face should be more beautiful and moisturized than ever.
4- Cucumbers are natural toner:
If your skin is oily and you’re hating it you don’t have to worry. All you have to do is to put some slices of cucumber on your face for 30 minutes then repeat this for 7-10 days and you should see the result.
Also you can add rose water and rinse your face with it after removing the cucumber slices.
5- Frozen or icy cucumber is a natural treatment for puffy eyes:
You might have a tough week when you don’t sleep regularly or if you’re experiencing puffy eyes for any other reason. Don’t worry all you have to do is to put some slices of cucumber into a fridge and then let it freeze then put it on your eyes and wait until it de-freezes. Do that for at least 5 days and your eyes should start to de-puff.
6- Washing your face with cucumber juice can moisturize and refresh your face skin:
Ever felt like your skin is just tired or in need for some refreshment ?!
Cucumber juice is one of the best moisturizers and skin refreshers . All you have to do is just to use the juice for washing your skin and wait for 1 minute.Then you can rinse it after a while you should be able to see the results. You can also add aloe vera yield for faster and more efficient results.
7- Cucumber mix that serves as anti-aging agent:
Mix 2 cucumbers with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 egg white . mix them well and you can apply it to your skin for 20 minutes, then rinse them. Do this for at least once in every 2 weeks and you should see your skin look much younger and smoother than your age.
Overall Cucumber as mask or as juice or even eating it as vegetable can be very beneficial for your skin and overall health due to it’s highly fiber and water content.
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