Cucumbers are one of the best beauty ingredients for our skin . Yes they serve as a perfect and healthy snack , but they are also beauty enhancers , inside and out . Cucumbers are known to contain anti-inflammatory and cooling properties which can provide your skin the much needed hydration and coolness during these summers.
Famously, cucumbers have high levels of caffeic acid that reduces swelling and irritation . Facing any skin irritations or sunburns? Try out this face mask!
DIY FACE MASK – CUCUMBER BASIL FACE MASK
You will require –
– half cucumber
– 1 tablespoon oatmeal
– 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
– 3-4 Basil Leaves
Blend all of these ingredients together until you get a paste . Massage this onto damp skin and leave it for 25 minutes , then rinse .
Cucumber and oatmeal both contain anti-inflammatory properties , yogurt is the most effective ingredient to remove tanning , and basil is high in anti-oxidants and healing properties . This is a very mild and cooling face mask , which is suitable for sensitive skin as well . It will provide the skin with hydration , coolness, and heal skin problems.
I have been using this face mask for a long time to rejuvenate my skin. I also apply this mask around my eyes as cucumbers help in removing dark circles .
How do you use cucumbers in face masks? Feel free to discuss below!