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Cucumber Face Masks For A Radiant Skin

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Cucumber Face Masks
Cucumber face masks have a soothing and hydrating effect on the skin. Cucumber has many faceted benefits when applied on the skin. It tightens the skin and strengthens the connective skin tissues. If used as a scrub, cucumber loosens blackheads, removes dark circles and under eye puffs. The nutrients in cucumber replenishes our skin naturally thus, making it look younger and vibrant.

Before And After Applying The Mask:

  • Before applying the cucumber face masks you need to abide by the following regime to get the best results.
  • Wash your face and neck with a face wash and pat dry your skin.
  • It is better if you wash your face with lukewarm water as it opens up all your skin pores.
  • After you have applied the mask, lie down and let it dry.
  • Now put two cucumber slices on your eyes after applying the mask as it relaxes your eyes and removes the dark circles.

Different Kinds Of Cucumber Face Masks:

Cucumber With Oats, Yoghurt And Honey- Blend half a cucumber finely mashed and add one tablespoon each of oats, yoghurt and honey to it. Mix it well and apply it on your face and neck. Leave this cucumber face pack on your skin for about 15-20 minutes and then, rinse with cold water.

Cucumber With Lemon And Egg White- A mixture of a tablespoon of cucumber paste and lemon juice combined with an egg white can work wonders on dry skin. It has a gentle astringent effect. Apply this mixture on your skin and leave it for 20-25 minutes. It will purify your skin by reducing your pimples.

Cucumber With Honey, Lemon And Mint- This mixture has a soothing and hydrating effect on the skin. Take 4-5 tablespoons of thick pulpy cucumber paste and add a few drops of honey and lemon to it. Also blend the mint leaves and pour a few drops into the same mixture. Blend it well and apply it on your face for about 15-20 minutes. This cucumber face mask will leave your skin fresh and young.

Cucumber With Rose Water And Clay- Add 2-3 tablespoons of cucumber juice and 10-12 drops of rosewater into some clay. Mix this paste well and apply it all over your face and neck. Leave it to rest for about 10-15 minutes. Do not leave this mixture for too long on your skin or else it may turn dry leading to wrinkles. This homemade face pack also helps in reducing pimples.

Cucumber With Avocado, Tomato And Honey: Get a gentle fruit massage on your face at home with this fruit face pack. Chop the cucumber, avocado and tomato finely, and add a few drops of honey into it. Apply this fruit face mask and leave for 20-25 minutes on your face to get the optimum results. This fruit face pack gently exfoliates the skin leaving it soft and blemish free.

These homemade cucumber face masks acts as miracle makers. Apply these at your home and get blemish free radiant skin.

Read more about: beauty, skin care
Story first published: Monday, June 11, 2012, 17:49 [IST]
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