Ways to include cucumber in your skincare regime

Cucumber is one of those wonderful summer fruits which you cannot miss for your body and skin. Cucumber is known to be loaded with water and we all know water is very much required to keep your skin glowing and healthy. So, why not make the most out of it? But I am sure most of us use cucumber only as a dark circle remover. We all cut a slice of cucumber and place it on our eyes and rest for a while. But no, that’s not all about cucumber. You can use them in other ways too.

cucumber in skin care

Let’s have a look at some other ways where you can use this wonder fruit –

  1. Cucumber as a natural toner – Do you know that cucumber is a natural toner? Because of the high water content in the fruit, it has got amazing cooling properties which can also be used to revive your dull complexion. So, what you can do is that grade the cucumber and extract the juice. Now, apply it all over your face and neck. Leave it for a good 15-20 minutes and then rinse your face with water.

cucumber in skin care

  1. Cucumber for Dry Skin – Cucumber works as a magic on dry skin. Cucumber has high water content which will hydrate your skin and thus your skin will look all healthy and glowing. So, there are a number of ways in which dry skin beauties can use cucumber. Either use it as a face pack on your face along with other ingredients like aloe vera, fuller earth or use the juice directly on your face.
  1. Cucumber for de-tan – Do you know that cucumber has lightening properties. It can work as a fab anti tan product and will also cool down your sun burnt skin. So, use cucumber with yogurt and apply the face pack every alternate day in summers. You will see that your skin will glow like never before.

cucumber in skin care

  1. Cucumber as an anti wrinkle product – Wrinkles mostly happen is dull, dry and ageing skin. So, if you use cucumber juice regularly then your skin will be hydrated and it will be radiant too. So, this will prevent wrinkles for a long time.

cucumber in skin care

These were some of the uncommon uses of cucumber. Let us know in the comments down below if you know any more such uses.

Written by: Pallavi Bose

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  1. That is great. I was not fully aware of the many health benefits that cucumbers are able to provide. The most interesting point you made was that cucumbers are actually good for sun burnt skin. That’s really interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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