The cucumber is consisted of more than 50% water. So, it's a very hydrating vegetable.
Our skin and our organism have the need to be hydrated at all times in order to get rid of the accumulated toxins.
There are numerous recipes with cucumber for the skin and for different skin problems.
- The cucumber has an anti - aging effect on the skin. The cucumber has the power of strengthening the skin. It contains a vitamin C which is essential for a proper skin function and which helps diminish the wrinkles. To get rid of the wrinkles, proceed with this homemade mask: mix a peeled cucumber with a half plain yogurt. When the paste is homogeneous, add 2 drops of lavender oil.
Apply the mask and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse it with a lukewarm water.
You can use this mask once a week.
- The cucumber refreshes the skin. The cucumber refreshes the skin, softens it and it gives it a natural glow. To give a natural glow to your skin, proceed with this homemade mask: mix 4 or 5 slices of cucumber with 1 tablespoon of fresh cream. Add 1/4 teaspoon of honey and mix it again.
Apply the mask by massaging the skin. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse it with a lukewarm water.
You can use this mask once a week. The results are visible in 2 weeks.
- The cucumber - your savior in the case of dark circles. The cucumber is the most famous vegetable in the world of the natural cosmetics, because it can help you get rid of the dark circles in only 10 minutes.
You should only cut 2 slices of cucumber and place them on your eyes.
Yous skin will be fresh and your dark circles will be gone.
- The cucumber to calm the skin irritations. The cucumber has a calming effect and it can help you get rid of redness and other skin irritations.
You should simply mix a cucumber and use its puree as a facial mask.