8 Ways to Use Cucumber for Beauty

Cucumbers have long been known as healthy vegetables and are part of a healthy diet. In addition to providing health benefits for the body, cucumbers are also known to have benefits for skin beauty, because cucumber extract is widely used as the main ingredient in skin care products.

Cucumbers are commonly used for various skin treatments, from cleansing facial skin, shrinking pores, overcoming eye bags, overcoming facial spots, to treating sun burns. There are many ways to treat skin with cucumbers, and this is very easy to do. You can try it yourself at home without the help of others. and here are some ways you can try at home.

8 Ways to Use Cucumber for Beauty
1. As a facial cleanser
The trick is to simply gently rub the cucumber slices into the skin, then clean the face with water if necessary. Cucumber water is also great for cleaning eye makeup, in addition to removing eye bags.

2. As a natural toner to reduce pores
Cucumber can be made into a natural toner that effectively shrinks the pores of the skin. There are two ways to use cucumber as a toner, namely:
  • The first way is to only use cucumber water. Blend or grate the cucumber then squeeze the water. Apply cucumber water to the skin of the face and neck with the help of cotton or facial tissue.
  • the second way is to mix cucumber water with other ingredients. Mix cucumber water with apple cider vinegar, a few drops of lemon juice, a small amount of egg white, honey, aloe vera gel, or tomatoes.
Apply cucumber water to the face and neck skin evenly, leave it about 10 minutes, then rinse the face with clean water.
3. Cucumber face pack as a facial freshener
Cucumber face pack can be used to refresh the face that is dull due to hot weather and pollution. You can do this by mixing grated ½ piece of cucumber with 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt (yogurt without flavor).

Apply this cucumber face pack to the face, leave it about 20 minutes, then wash the face with cold water.

4. Reducing dark circles and eye bags
Cucumbers are known to be able to reduce dark circles around the eyes easily, quickly, and safely. The content of antioxidants and silica in cucumbers can improve skin conditions and make skin feel fresh and smooth.

Cucumbers can also overcome tired eyes and eye bags. Sticking cucumber slices under the eye can reduce water retention, making the eyes look fresher.
There are two ways to use cucumber for the good skin of the eyes:
  • Put the pieces of cucumber for 20 minutes on the skin under the eyes. Or, close your eyes, then stick a piece of cucumber over the skin of the eye area.
  • Mash or blender cucumbers, then squeeze the water. Dip the cotton in cucumber water, then apply the cotton to the skin of the eye area. Like sticking cucumber slices as i mentioned above. 
5. Improve skin condition
When cucumber used as a face mask, cucumber could make the skin brighter and make it feel smoother. Cucumber water can also be used as a facial skin cleanser and as a toner.

A more effective way to improve skin condition using cucumbers is by mixing cucumber water with lemon juice. Then use the mixture as a face mask.

A mixture of cucumber water and lemon water can remove acne scars, overcome skin pigmentation, so that facial skin becomes brighter and smoother.

6. Reducing facial spots
Using cucumber as a toner on the face and neck, cucumber could reduce spots on the face caused by sun exposure.
7. Heal sunburn (sunburn)
Cucumbers have been used to treat burns since ancient times, but cucumbers are more effective in dealing with sunburns (sunburn). The cooling effect of cucumbers could be a natural way to ease sunburn wounds and accelerate the healing process of sunburn wounds.

The characteristics of sunburn are reddish skin, sore, darker, sometimes even peeling.

8. Cucumber for cellulite removal
Cucumber can be used to remove stubborn cellulite. The trick is by mixing cucumber water with 1 tablespoon of pure honey and ½ cup of ground coffee. Stir all ingredients until they form a mask paste. If it is too thick, add more cucumber water until the thickness is enough.

Apply a mixture of cucumber, honey and coffee grounds to the area of ​​cellulite skin. Leave it for 30 minutes, then wipe it with clean water. It's easy, right?. You know? Routine eating cucumbers every day can also prevent cellulite. The methods to gain benefit naturally from cucumbers is not difficult, right?
Always use cucumbers for the face, that way the face will always feel fresh and bright. Utilizing cucumbers naturally is better than using factory-made beauty products that contain chemicals, preservatives, fragrances, and dyes.

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