Cucumbers are packed with dietary fibres, vitamin A and C, and high amount of anti-oxidants. Caffeic acid is an anti-oxidant in cucumbers that prevents skin damage and the high water content helps calm and soothe the skin. This green vegetable is also used to lighten skin tone and blemishes. Its juice is well known to tones and refreshes skin and reduce pore size. Regular use of cucumber face packs reduces skin tan too.
Here are 5 homemade cucumber face packs that are guaranteed to make you beautiful:
Cucumber, Mint, and Milk Face Pack:
This is a refreshing face pack that brightens and lightens your skin tone.Take two slices of cucumber, a few mint leaves and make a paste out of it. Add in a little milk to this paste. Apply all over the face and neck with the help of cotton and rinse off after 20 minutes to get toned, bright skin tone.
Cucumber and Oatmeal Face Pack
This pack will refresh your skin tone and works as the perfect cleanser plus exfoliating scrub.It is not only excellent for sensitive skin but it works great for acne-prone skin too. Make a paste out of a few slices of cucumber and mix in equal quantity of oatmeal powder into it. Add rosewater, milk or curd to the mixture and apply on the face and neck. Rinse off after 20 minutes.
Cucumber and Curd Face Pack:
Another effective face pack to reduce skin tan and make the skin soft and supple. Make a paste out of a few slices of cucumber and mix in a little curd to it. Mix well and apply on the face and neck and rinse off after 20 minutes.
Cucumber Besan and Turmeric Face Pack:
Cucumber juice can also be mixed with besan and turmeric to make a face pack which will make the skin glow with the fairness. Mix 1 teaspoonful besan with 2 pinches of turmeric powder and make a paste of that using the fresh cucumber water. Apply the face and let it dry. Wash and pat the face dry with a towel.
Cucumber Egg White and Lemon Face Pack:
Mix together 2 tbsp of cucumber juice, little egg white and a tsp of lemon juice, apply all over your face and rinse it off after 15-20 minutes to keep wrinkles at bay.