HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN CUCUMBER FACE MASK – Feed Pink

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN CUCUMBER FACE MASK

Cucumber is great when applied to your skin for the same reasons that it’s so good for your body when you eat it.

It’s packed full of antioxidants.
It’s loaded with anti-inflammatories.
It contains beneficial nutrients such as vitamins A, B1, C, biotin, and potassium.
Cucumber also:

Lightens.
Brightens.
Hydrates.
Tones.
And that’s really only the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. Cucumber really is a wonderful addition to your skincare routine. Here are the seven best cucumber face mask recipes just for you.

1. Raw Cucumber Juice Face Mask:
Ingredients:
1 large cucumber
1 cup of warm water
2-3 drops of an oil-free cleanser
2 cups of cool water
1 towel
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.
Procedure:
Peel one large cucumber, and cut it to tiny slices.
Put these slices inside a blender.
Mash the cucumber till you succeed in preparing watery paste.
Pour the mashed cucumber via a strainer to separate out the water content from any solid material.
Later squeeze the rest solid material by help of your hands to recover the remaining portion of the juice.
Rinse off your face as well as neck by help of a cup of warm water and also apply few drops of an oil-free cleanser for removing makeup.
Massage the prepared cucumber juice through your face and allow it to stay on for fifteen minutes.
Rinse off your face with cool water and then pat your skin dry by help of a clean towel.
How it works: The mask function to let your skin feel tighter and healthier with use of raw cucumber only.
Repetitions: Once a day.
Best time to apply: In morning.
Tips: Use fresh cucumber only.
2. Tomato and Cucumber Face Mask:
Ingredients:
½ ripe tomato
¼ cucumber
1 cup of cool water
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.
Procedure:
Carefully wash and peel ¼ of a cucumber.
Blend this cucumber to a fine pulp and add half a tomato in it.
Gently apply this mixture to your skin through circular motion.
Allow it to stay on for 15 minutes.
Wash the mixture with a cup of cool water and pat dry.
How it works: Cucumber and tomato both are basically natural astringents which function to tighten the big pores. Moreover, cucumber possesses 95 per cent water and it works to hydrate the oily skin.
Repetitions: Once a day.
Best time to apply: In morning.
Tips: Let he cucumber to reach room temperature prior massaging it over your face.
3. Yogurt and Cucumber Face Mask:
Ingredients:
½ cucumber
1 tablespoon of yogurt
1 cup of warm water
2-3 drops of oil-free cleanser
2 cups of lukewarm water
1 soft washcloth and a towel
1 cup of cool water
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.
Procedure:
Place ½ of a cucumber and just peel it off in a blender.
Transfer this cucumber pulp into a mixing bowl and then add a tablespoon of yogurt.
Mix them well till the cucumber gets evenly distributed.
Carefully wash your face by help of cup of warm water as well as few drops of oil-free cleanser in order to discard makeup and open pores.
Gently spread an even layer over your skin.
Allow the mask to dry for fifteen minutes.
Rinse off this mask with 2 cups of lukewarm water and by a soft washcloth.
Spray a cup of cool water over your skin in order to close pores.
Pat dry using a clean towel.
How it works: The mask works to shrink the dilated blood vessels and it also tightens your pores. Regular application guarantees decrease of inflammation and swelling.
Repetitions: 2-3 times a week.
Best time to apply: In your free time.
Tips: If the cucumber used is not fresh, the mask will not be effective.

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