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Five Easy Cucumber Face Masks You Must Try

BY SOMREETA MUKHERJEE

Did you know that cucumber, which is easily available in your kitchen basket throughout the year, is your skin’s super-food? The water content in cucumbers hydrates your skin and shields it from dryness. Vitamin A protects your skin from infections while Vitamin C has anti-aging benefits. Biotin helps in maintaining healthy skin. Cucumbers are excellent in soothing your skin and imparting a cooling sensation. Don’t you think you have every reason to try out this wonderful yet humble fruit for an all-round skin lightening, hydrating, brightening, toning and soothing treatment? Try out these easy yet effective cucumber face masks to get healthy and beautiful skin!

 

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FIVE EASY HOMEMADE CUCUMBER FACE MASKS

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  1. CUCUMBER MASK FOR ALL SKIN TYPES: Try out this amazing cucumber mask irrespective of the type of skin you are blessed with. Peel and puree ½ a cucumber, to which add a tablespoon of yoghurt. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and prepare a rejuvenating face mask that helps even out skin tone and soothe sunburn. Wait for 20 minutes and wash off to achieve skin that feels hydrated and smooth.
  2. CUCUMBER MASK FOR IMPROVING SKIN TEXTURE: Mix 1/2 a pureed cucumber with two tablespoons of honey. Apply on face and wait for about 15 minutes. It hydrates skin, promotes skin elasticity and improves the texture of your skin. if you have very dry skin, you may add a few drops of olive oil for that extra moisturising effect.
  3. CUCUMBER MASK FOR ANTI-AGING: Mix 2 tablespoons of pureed cucumber with a few crushed mint leaves and an egg white (beaten). Apply the mask on cleansed skin and wash off after 15 minutes. This mask helps to do away with impurities, fight wrinkles and make skin radiant. For best results, use it once every week.
  4. CUCUMBER MASK FOR TREATING ACNE: Combine cucumber juice with fuller’s earth. Apply it on face and neck, wait for 15 minutes and wash off to treat acne.
  5. CUCUMBER MASK FOR SOOTHING SKIN: Mix cucumber juice and aloe vera gel in equal quantities and apply on face for a soothing effect. This soothing mask works wonders during the summer season.

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With so many delicious and easy homemade cucumber face mask recipes, using cucumbers for your skin can be a rewarding experience. Cucumbers are inexpensive and easily available. Use it to the advantage of your skin and your skin is going to thank you for your kind gesture!

 

 

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4 Responses

  1. Divya Thapa says:

    I use a lot of products that has cucumber in it. It works well on acne! Very informative post!http://gupshupavenue.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_good.gif

  2. Sushmita says:

    I love cucumber and yoghurt face pack.. Its is great for dry sensitive skin like me http://gupshupavenue.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_good.gif

  1. May 20, 2016

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