How to Use Cucumbers for Ethnic Beauty Care
The cucumber is mostly water. One of it greatest advantages for skin is that it has ascorbic (vitamin C) and caffeic acids. both of these acids help to soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling. These acids also help prevent water retention which is what has accumulated as puffy/swollen eyes.
Cucumbers are a natural ingredient that's loaded with antioxidants and silica which helps refresh and lighten your skin. Even some sensitive skin types love cucumber
As a natural toner/astringent cucumber juice is used to refresh your skin without drying it out. It's also known to help with fine lines, blemishes, sunburn and rough/dry skin. The best thing about cucumber juice toner, is that you can make it yourself. All you need is a blender and the filling ingredients:
Cucumber Juice Toner
1/4 cup fresh cucumber juice ( You can used the entire cucumber, peel and all.)
2 tablespoons of witch hazel
2 tablespoons pure water
Blend all the ingredients together. Pour them into a clean bottle with a tightly fitting lid. Apply the mixture to your face using a cotton swab. Store your container in your refrigerator between uses.
Cucumbers for Tired Puffy Eyes
We’ve all read, heard about or used cucumber slices for tired puffy eyes. You can use the recipe given above. Just lightly soak a cotton round in the toner, remove any excess juice ... lay back ... relax ... and place the cotton rounds on your eyes for 10-15 minutes.
Give Cucumbers a Try ...
They are 96 percent water, which means they hydrate, hydrate and hydrate your skin some more. Not only are they great for your skin, they contain magnesium and potassium. Cucumbers are also known to help detoxify your body, aiding in weight loss. There you have it. That’s it for this week. As always we're ...
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