Benefits of Cucumber Masks for Facial Skin

Benefits of Cucumber Masks for Facial Skin

Cucumber is not only good to eat, drink, or used as a cone decoration. This one fruit can also be used as a cucumber mask that has a myriad of properties to maintain health and beauty of facial skin.

The middle part of the cucumber contains a lot of water, vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, and cafeic acid which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. So, do not be surprised if the cucumber is often thinly sliced and affixed to the face or tired eyes.

Even using a cucumber mask is believed to be able to soothe the skin, reduce irritation and swollen skin, and treat acne and sunburn


Cucumber Mask for the Face

The following are various benefits of cucumber masks for the face that you can feel and how to make them:

To overcome oily skin

Clean, peel, and puree 1/2 cucumber, then add one tablespoon of plain yogurt and stir until well blended. Apply the cucumber mask to your face and let it sit for 10 minutes. Finally, rinse with warm water to clean.

To moisturize the face

Combine cucumbers, honey, yogurt and oatmeal to make a cucumber mask that is able to moisturize, soothe and exfoliate dead skin cells on the face. After that, don't forget to apply facial moisturizer to keep the skin moisturized.

For irritated and acne prone skin

To relieve irritation and swelling in the skin, make a cucumber mask from cucumber juice. How to use it is to use pulp and cucumber juice directly on the skin of the face.

Besides being able to relieve irritation, this cucumber mask is also able to fight acne without making the skin dry or painful.

In addition to being a mask, cucumber can also be a solution to overcome various other problems in the face, such as:

Remove eye bags and "panda eyes"

The content of folate and vitamin C in cucumbers is thought to reduce swelling, and make the eyes look and feel fresh.

Helps repair damaged skin

The trick, boil the cucumber slices that have been washed and peeled for 5-7 minutes. Then puree, strain, and put the remaining liquid into the spray bottle, then spray the toner on the face. Store this cucumber toner in the refrigerator and dispose of it after 4 days.

Refreshes the face

All you have to do is mix cucumber water with other natural ingredients, such as aloe vera or green tea. After that, clean the face with the mixture then rinse with water until clean.

But remember, the various benefits of cucumber masks above will not be optimal if not accompanied by proper facial skin care and a healthy lifestyle.

Although rare, some people may be allergic to cucumbers. If allergy signs appear, such as itchy, swollen and irritated skin, after using a cucumber mask, stop using the cucumber mask immediately and seek medical treatment.

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