Cucumber is rich in antioxidants and its cooling properties helps rejuvenate your skin. Cucumber can be used in many ways on your skin to soothe it, reduce puffiness and water retention. It works wonders on oily skin and can be used in different home remedies. We share with you simple ways to include it into your skincare routine. Here are three natural DIY face masks made using cucumbers. These natural homemade face masks when used regularly can revitalize your skin. (ALSO READ Home remedies for oily skin: Natural ways to get rid of oily skin this summer).
Cucumber and honey face mask
With the cooling properties of cucumber, you can add the goodness of honey to bring back the glow. To make this face pack, grab a fresh cucumber, wash it and peel it. Blend it and add one tablespoon of honey into it. Mix the ingredients well and apply all across the face. Wash off after 30 minutes. Honey will moisturize your skin and the cucumber will leave your skin fresh and glowing.
Cucumber, tomato and oats face mask
If you have oily skin, then you should definitely use this face mask. To make it, in a bowl mix one tablespoon of cucumber juice, one tablespoon of tomato juice and on tablespoon of oats. Mix all the ingredients and apply onto the face. This mask will also have a cooling effect and it will remove excess sebum and reduce the size of open pores. The oats act as a natural exfoliator. Wash it off post 20 minutes and pat dry your skin. (ALSO READ Top 9 beauty benefits of tomatoes: Homemade tomato packs to fight acne and skin ageing).
Cucumber-egg white face mask
You can whip up a quick face mask using cucumber and egg whites to shrink your pores and tighten your skin. Cucumber has vitamin C and caffeic acid, which soothes skin irritation and reduce swelling and the egg whites have astringent properties that help tighten your skin. To make this mask, blend one cucumber and add two tablespoon of milk powder and an egg white to it. Blend well to make a smooth paste and apply it all over your face and neck. Rinse off post 20 minutes and apply moisturizer that suits your skin.
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