Cucumber is not only delicious and healthy vegetable, but also it is used in many products to refresh and beautify the skin.
Soothing creams prepared from cucumber is used for irritated skin. The most common use of cucumber in cosmetics at the moment is the so-called cucumber jelly. It is used to soften and soothe a dry or rough skin.
In many drugs and creams is added cucumber juice.
The cream of cucumber is very suitable to maintain the freshness and elasticity of dry skin. It removes small wrinkles and returns youth to your face. Prepare it at home and keep it in the refrigerator. How to do it? It’s easy:
First chop one fresh cucumber (in dices) and pour them with virgin olive oil in the same amount as they are. The mixture is poured into a small saucepan, which is placed in a larger, fill the bigger one with water and heated in water – bath.
During the boiling mix the mixture. Remove from water bath, filtered through a sieve, cut new cucumbers and add to mixture.
Again boil, remove again, filter and add new fresh chopped cucumbers. This must be repeated five times. The result is white and extremely efficient cream.
If your face looks older and pale you can do the following procedure: every night wash your face with hot water. Plash your face forty times with hot water and after that repeat with cool water.
For oily and porous skin is good to make a steam bath and dry with a towel. Prepare a mask of equal amounts of grated cucumber and apple. It is necessary to do this at least 2 times a week.
Every day clean your face with a lotion of cucumber juice. If the skin of your face is dry, loose, aging and with wrinkles, make a mask of grated cucumber, fresh milk and a spoon of olive oil. Leave for 30 minutes. Rinse first with warm, then with cool water.
If you have red or contaminated skin with pimples – make lotion with cucumber and watermelon.
If the skin needs cleaning and whitening prepare cucumber milk – 400 g grated or chopped cucumber must be boiled 15 minutes in a liter of water. Then add 30grams almond oil and mix. Apply on your face every morning.