Cucumber is excellent for skin whether you consume it or apply it on your face. The rich minerals and vitamins present in cucumber are best for skin care.
Cucumber juice contains natural skin lightening agent, which ultimately helps to improve skin tone naturally. Mild bleaching property in cucumber also helps to increase fairness. Cucumber juice cures skin problems like acne, dry skin, oily skin, and pigmentation. It also keeps your skin from any damages. Thus, you can use cucumber face packs and masks for your skin. Here is how to make a few easy and helpful cucumber face packs at your home.
Using natural skin bleaching property present in potato juice is the best natural beauty tip for face whitening. Mix equal quantity of cucumber and potato juice and apply on face and neck using cotton balls. Reapply 4-5 times and leave it for 15 minutes. Take this best beauty treatment for a fair skin.
Cucumber-Milk Powder Pack
Mix milk powder with cucumber juice and apply as a face pack. Applying this face pack 3 times a week can improve skin color and texture.
Cucumber and mint, both have excellent cooling and soothing properties. Take equal amount of cucumber juice and mint juice. Dip cotton balls into it and apply all over face and neck. Do it 4-5 times and leave it for 15 minutes. This is one of the best home remedies to get fair and fresh face.
Cucumber face masks for oily skin
Combine 1 tsp of turmeric, 1/2 cup cucumber pulp and a teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply on face, leave it for 15 min, and wash off with warm water. You may also add an egg to this paste.
Mix yogurt and cucumber pulp to create a paste. Apply on face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash off with water.
Cucumber Acne Pack
Mix a tbsp of cucumber juice with water and multani mitti (fuller’s earth). Use it on the face, leave it for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. It is the best homemade face pack for fair and smooth skin. Applying this face pack for a week gives good results.
Cucumber face pack for dry skin
Mix a tbsp of oatmeal with cucumber pulp. To this, add honey or cream. Apply on face, leave it for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Anti-aging cucumber mask
Mix two tablespoons curd, half tbsp honey, 1 tbsp lemon juice, half cup grated cucumber, and also 3 Vitamin E tables. Apply on face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water.
Peel a cucumber and smash it to make a paste along with tomato. Now apply this paste over your face and keep it for a period of 30 minutes and then rinse it off. If you have oily skin, add multani mitti to this paste. You can get a lightening effect to your skin as both cucumber and tomato have good amount of vitamin C.
Cucumber Rice Pack
Take some slices of cucumber along with its outer green layer. Blend to a pulp and add rice powder to it. Also, add cilantro for its refreshing effect and a few drops of lemon. Mix all these ingredients well and apply it over your face. It is important to apply it in a circular motion for some time and wash it with warm water.
Cucumber skin toner is also available readymade. You can spray it all over face and neck. Massage face with cotton balls and leave it for 20 minutes. If needed reapply the toner for 3-4 times. It gives instant brightness, freshness, and fairness to skin naturally.
The magical beauty effects of this veggie are yet to be explored by you. Try it and get soft, smooth, and fair skin!!