In the scorching heat of summer, cucumber face mask is the most loved facial treatment leaving a soothing and hydrating effect on your skin.
Studies show that cucumber extracts contain many anti-inflammatory and antioxidants which are good for your skin.
Cucumber is rich in caffeic acid and Vitamin C which aid in soothing your skin and keep your complexion toned and fresh.
Along with other ingredients, cucumber face masks can help you attain a lovely skin that you have dreamt.
Read on to know more.
1. Cucumber, Egg, and Mint White Face Mask
It cleanses your skin deep and makes it hydrated and lithe. Due to egg white, it tightens your skin.
(i) Blend the fresh mint
(ii) Peel the cucumber and grate it
(iii) Take half of an egg and beat it till it becomes frothy
(iv) Mix all the blended ingredients, and your mask is ready
(v) Let the mask be on your face for about 25 minutes or till when it dries up. Then rinse it with water and dry your skin.
2. Cucumber Honey/Aloe Vera Mask
Due to exfoliating properties of honey, it boosts the elasticity of the skin. Honey also promote healthy and young-looking skin. Aloe Vera can also be used as an alternative in place of honey.
(i) Take half a cucumber and one tablespoon of Aloe Vera or honey
(ii) Peel the cucumber and blend it.
(iii) Mix 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera or honey with pureed cucumber
Clean your face with warm water to open the skin pores. With clean fingertips, gently massage the mask on the face in circular motion and leave it for 20 minutes.
3. Cucumber, Honey, Brown Sugar, and Milk face mask.
Brown sugar is a rich source of exfoliant. Your skin felt fresh and rejuvenated after using this cucumber face mask.
(i) Take 1/4th cup of milk, one tablespoon of honey, half fresh cucumber and one tablespoon of brown sugar
(ii) Peel the cucumber and blend it to a puree
(iii) Mix milk, honey, and brown sugar thoroughly and add it to the cucumber puree.
(iv) Clean your face with warm water. Pat dry with a towel. Apply the face pack gently on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse off the mask with cold water first and then with warm water.
4. Cucumber, Lemon Juice, Aloe Vera Facial Mask
This is perfect for aging skin. The mask is packed with antioxidants which help diminish fine lines and wrinkles due to aging. Aloe Vera is very potent in shielding skin aging.
(i) Take five drops of lemon juice. Don’t use excess lemon juice as it can burn your skin
(ii) Take an Aloe Vera leave and was it thoroughly and place it on a chopping board. Peel the exterior of the skin and remove the gel with a spoon.
(iii) Peel half of a cucumber and mix it with all three ingredients above to make the power packed cucumber face mask.
Don’t apply this mask around eyes and mouth as it’s very tightening and can cause fine lines to those areas.
This is not a comprehensive list of cucumber face masks, but we have covered the face mask recipes that can almost be used for all skin types.
If you are using them regularly, at least twice a week, you will surely notice changes and your skin will become softer and cleaner.