Skin Care: This is how cucumber can help you achieve beautiful skin

Cucumber Skin Care Benefits: Cucumber is awesome and super cheap ingredient to have! Not only does it benefit our health but it also works magic on our skin. You can use cucumber to treat your skin problems as well as your health problems!

Be it any season, we love some cucumber in our salad.

Cucumber has high water content and it is full of vitamins and minerals. It helps keep the water balance in your body and also assists in weight loss. Cucumber is also rich in antioxidants which work wonders for your skin.

This is why we all need to add some cucumber to our diet as well as to our skincare routine. 

Here are the benefits of using cucumber for skincare

1. Dark Circles

A large number of people struggle with dark circles due to stress and lack of sleep or maybe even genes. If you want to get rid of dark circles you need to include some cucumber in your diet and your skincare routine. Slice cucumber and apply it under your eyes and let it dry. You can also use up to 2 slices of cold cucumber for your eyes. 

2. Puffy Eyes

Cucumber has high water content and is known to be soothing and has a cooling impact. Apply 2 slices of cold cucumber on your eyes if you suffer from puffy eyes in order to get them back to normal.

3. Sunburn

Sun damages our skin and often leads to sunburn, luckily it can be treated with cucumber. It has astringent properties which helps with treating sunburns. Take a tablespoon of fresh cucumber juice and add the same quantity of rose water and aloe vera gel. Stir it well and apply it on the affected skin with a cotton pad. Let it dry before rinsing it with cold water.

4. Dull Skin

All the dirt and pollution can make your skin dull and no one wants to have that. In order to rejuvenate your skin mix a spoon of fresh cucumber juice with 2 spoons of yoghurt and apply it on your face. You can mix a tablespoon of cucumber juice with aloe vera gel as well for the best results.

5. Blemishes

Exfoliate your skin with a spoon of oats with an equal amount of cucumber pulp and mix it well. Massage it onto your skin for up to 5 minutes and then let it stay for 10 to 15 minutes before you cleanse your face. This helps get rid of blemishes and keeps your skin clear.

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