Do you know that this long green summer fruit is not only a must for you salads, but a natural nourishing agent for your skin, too? You must have seen thousands of skin products ranging from face wash to scrubs and masks featuring cucumber as the main ingredient. Having a salad with cucumber is a healthy as well as delicious experience. Applying it superficially is another experience; a COOL one. Cucumber has an amazing cooling effect on the skin.
This fruit is full of minerals and vitamins, as well as antioxidants. The freshening effect it brings to one’s skin is awesome, as the freshness and coolness is not something ordinary. It contains vitamin C and caffeic acid, both of which are antioxidants. It does not only helps fight against aging signs like wrinkles, but protects the skin again sun damage and ultra violet radiation. Other nutritious elements present in cucumber are vitamin A, potassium, manganese, folate, dietary fiber and magnesium.
Do you suffer from black circles around the eyes or puffy eyelids? Cucumber is your doctor here. Just chill the fruit and slice it, lie down on a cozy couch and put the sliced pieces onto your closed eyes; relax for 15 minutes. Not only will you get rid of your black circles by making it a routine, but also you will get an unmatchable cooling experience. And yes, the swollen lids will be replaced by beautifully natural eye lids.
Sunburn and rosacea redness can also be gotten rid of by using cucumber because of its natural anti-inflammatory properties. Same process: chill the cucumber, slice it, and place it wherever there is redness.
Need a summer spa at home? Crush half a cucumber and blend it with a couple of tablespoons full of yogurt. Spread the thick amalgam onto your face and neck; relax for 15 minutes and rinse. Go in front of the mirror and cry out loud, Wow!