Cucumber has many beneficial properties whether it’s used as a food or a skincare product for your outer skin. Cucumber contains Vitamin C, Vitamin E and many other healthy nutrients that make it good for the skin. Cucumber is mostly known for hydrating properties and its ability to cure irritation and inflammation. This is the reason that it is used as a cure for sunburn and for acne irritated skin.
Cucumber juice and slices are commonly used for dark circles under the eyes since it is known to cure darkness and brighten the skin. Cucumber also reduces puffiness around eyes and face. You can mix cucumber juice with multiple ingredients to use it for specific purposes. You can mix it with honey for extra hydration, lemon juice to brighten skin and curd to remove excess oil from the oily skin.
Cucumber is commonly used in face masks and other skincare products for added benefits. Cucumber boosts collagen in your skin, which helps with fine lines and wrinkles. Cucumber makes the skin bright and glowy. Cucumber also soothes the skin and makes it baby soft.
You can easily make cucumber toner by grating a cucumber and using the juice to tone your face. Toner is the last step of any skincare routine and it helps close your pores and clean any residue dirt. Apply this toner on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and it will leave your face clean, glowy, soft and nourished.