5 Cucumber Face Pack Recipes

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5 Cucumber Face Pack Recipes

Many of you must have seen the salon appointments in movies where the actress or any other character is seen applying  cucumber slices on the eyes while taking a facial service. That is something really easy to do for under eye bags and requires no expert assistance!

So, thats where a thought crossed my mind that cucumber is effective in clearing up the dark circles, how effective it would be to use it as a face pack ingredient just like we use tomato and potatoes!

Cucumber is mainly a summer vegetable and is mainly used as a salad option in the food course. The vegetable comprises of 80% water and fiber and gives bulk to the food which improves the digestive process during the summer season and also keeps the system cool.

 

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One of the most easy ways to use cucumber is by application of cucumber juice to the face directly or finely grating cucumber and then applying to the face and leaving it for a while.
Few of us know that Cucumber water can easily replace a good toner  as it effectively closes open pores that are major source of oil that attracts dirt to the skin and causes many skin problems.

Well, so I researched a little and have come up with 5 different face pack recipes which use cucumber for getting a natural & healthy  glow on the face.

Aloe Vera & Cucumber Face Pack-

Aloe Vera is a natural moisturizing agent and effectively protects the face from minor eruptions or blemishes. Cucumber on the other hand is known for its skin lightening properties in a gentle and effective way. So this face pack is a must try for dry & combination  skin which needs intensive moisturization to make the skin smooth and glowing.

DIY Ingredients-

  • Aloe vera extract
  • Cucumber (finely grated)

I have used one cucumber & aloe vera gel face mask from Fabindia and I was really impressed how effective it was in revealing a fresh face after every use.

Cucumber & Honey Face Pack

Honey a great anti-bacterial and protects the skin surface from harsh effects of climate or the sun and makes is soft & supple. Cucumber extracts along with a little amount of honey is surely a great DIY idea to treat your skin and the cucumber extracts tend to sooth the skin while honey acts as an excellent moisturizer for the skin.

DIY Ingredients-

  • Cucumber (finely grated)
  • 2 tsp Honey

Cucumber Juice & Gram Flour-

Mixing equal amounts of cucumber extracts or juice in gram flour would serve to be a great face pack recipe for the combination and oily skin as both the ingredients will effectively remove traces of oil and dirt from the skin and also the cucumber juice will sooth the open pore issues in many oily skinned beauties.

DIY Ingredients-

  • 2 tsp Cucumber Juice
  • Gram Flour
  • Few lemon drops

Cucumber & Curd Face Pack-

Curd is known to be a natural skin lightening ingredient and clears the skin with prolonged use without drying it much. Cucumber extracts along with curd and lemon drops will eventually reveal clear and cleansed skin.

DIY Ingredients-

  • 3 tbspn Curd
  • Cucumber (finely grated)

Cucumber & Turmeric Face Pack-

Turmeric is known for its antiseptic properties and skin brightening property. Mixing turmeric with cucumber extracts will not only reveal sooth the skin abut the turmeric ingredients ill work up in improving the skin tone with regular usage.

DIY Ingredients-

  • Cucumber ( finely grated)
  • A pinch of turmeric powder

I hope you liked these DIY ideas and will try these to get rid of skin issues in an easy and inexpensive way!

Have you tried these Cucumber Face Pack recipes before?

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