Everyone likes to eat cucumber as it is refreshing and light. You can make the easy and simplest thing better for example, you can simply make a glass of water into detoxifier, a sushi roll can become more delicious, and bowl of curd with cucumber tastes amazing. But do you know it not only transform taste of different healthy cuisines but also its good for your skin health and appearance.
You can consume cucumber for delicious foods & salads and many beauty treatments. Do you know why cucumber is used in a number of beauty products? Because it has several skins health benefits to beautify your skin. According to many health specialists, dermatologists and nutritionist, cucumber has several skin care benefits because it contains vitamin C, caffeic acid type contents which are fights against irritated & inflamed skin. It also keeps your skin hydrated that maintains the moisture of skin so be thankful to its high water content. Peel of cucumber itself contains silica which is also good for skin because it firms up all the sagging skin. It also benefits people with sensitive skin.
Here we are listing down some of the ways the dermatologist recommends remedying your skin with cucumber.
Calm puffy eyes
It’s a natural and very relaxing process to calm puffy eyes. You just need to close your eyes and place cucumber slices over it. Cucumber slices acts like ice packs and relieves puffy lids. It contains flavonoids and antioxidants that decrease swelling, irritation and redness of eyes. It also offers cooling effect that helps shrink the blood vessel to reduce the appearance of puffy eyes.
Treat sunburn and irritated skin
Exposure to the sun causes sunburn and the effect of too much sun can be painful especially on the face, eyes, nose, cheeks and chin area. It contains many nutrients like water, potassium, sulfate and vitamins A and C that treats skin conditions like sunburn.
You can simply cut down thin slices of cucumber and place onto your face and lie down for at least 15 minutes. Then remove the slices and apply a light moisturizer. You will feel relaxed and its regular uses will remove sunburn.
Use as an anti-aging facial mask
Take a cucumber a cucumber, barely puréed, and two tablespoons of plain yogurt. Mix it and whip it into a thick mixture, apply to your skin and allow it to sit for 15 minutes before cleansing with warm water. It contains vitamin C and caffeic acid, and antioxidants that help fend off wrinkles, sun damage and more.