Are you tired of your face looking tired and all kind of dry? Fortunately there is a natural ingredient that can make everything change and you have it in the kitchen: the cucumber.
These veggies aren’t just good for dieting, they’re loaded with vitamins and nutrients that will do your skin very good, leaving it radiant and hydrated.
That’s why we give you these simple cucumber mask recipes to pamper yourself for a while and look radiant.
What are the benefits of cucumber on the skin?
Cucumbers are rich in vitamin C that help reduce inflammation. In addition, as they are made mostly of water, they provide your skin with the necessary hydration to look shiny. As if that were not enough, cucumber helps if your skin is irritated or prone to acne.
Also, they have antioxidants and folic acid that can help reduce premature aging.
Now that you know all the benefits, we give you two recipes with cucumber to take care of your skin. A
Cucumber mask with aloe vera
This mask is perfect for sensitive or irritated skin, especially if you spent a long time in the sun, and you only need 3 ingredients to prepare it.
- 1 cucumber
- ¼ cup coconut milk
- ¼ cup of aloe vera gel or juice
Peel the cucumber and put it in the blender. Strain the pulp until all the juice comes out.
In a clean jar, add the cucumber juice, coconut milk, and aloe vera. Shake it well so that everything integrates perfectly.
Apply the mask to your clean skin three times a week. Remember to keep it in the refrigerator so that it has a life of up to a month.
Cucumber mask with Greek yogurt
This mask is perfect for dry skin. It also helps reduce pores and inflammation.
- ½ cucumber, peeled
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened plain Greek yogurt
How to do it:
Blend the cucumber and strain it until all the juice is obtained.
Mix it with the yogurt until it is well integrated.
Apply to your clean face and let it work for 15 minutes.
Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry with a clean towel. For best results, do it every week.
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