Benefits of Cucumber in Skincare - Reduce Puffiness & Swelling

Cucumber has always been known as being one of the most Hydrating ingredients for your skin. With a whopping 96% water content, cucumber is the perfect ingredient that can help to hydrate your skin so that it looks beautiful and flawless. Here are some of the benefits of using cucumber for your skin or using products with cucumber as an ingredient.

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• Hydration

Cucumber is your best friend if you tend to sweat a lot. If you live in a hot climate, cucumber products can help to cool down the temperature of your skin. The cooling effect of cucumbers are a boon in hot and humid climate. You can either go for applying freshly cut cucumber on your face... or if you dont have it at hand then go for our Cucumber Refreshing Handmade Soap which has actual Cucumber Pulp in it. Applying the soap on your face and body will give you a similar experience as actualy using fresh cucumber pulp. Skincare for dry and rough skin has never been this easy.

• Detoxifying

If you are looking for a good toner that can help you detox your skin, cucumber is a great option. It is especially good if you have sensitive skin as it won’t make your skin dry. Simple take some cucumber and mash it to pulp. Take out Fresh Cucumber juice from the pulp and use a cotton to apply it on your face. The cooling sensation will relax you and clear away any impurities present on the surface of the skin. It is an easy way to get rid of oil in skin and gives you a natural glow. Its juice is ideal to be used as a cleanser to relive blemishes and acne. Due to ts 95% water content, the skin is intact and well-moisturised.

• Skin Lightening

Cucumber can help to lighten your skin and revitalizing your skin. Cucumber is a natural bleaching agent, making it useful for removing skin tan and lightening scars. It is also greatly helpful in evening out skin tone and giving your complextion the brightness that it deserves.

• Anti-inflammatory

The anti-inflammatory properties of cucumber can help reduce puffiness of the skin and soothe inflammation. Busy chedules often lead to dark circles and puffy eyes. Cucumbers are an easy and quick way to relive the eyes from the ugly dark circles and puffiness. The cooling properties along with antioxidants and silica present in cucumbers help rejuvenate the skin. It also reduces the water retention. Cucumber is extremely beneficial for firming up the skin and tightening it. Early use of cucumber reduces and and rather reverses signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and dull skin. This is due to the presence of manganese and potassium.