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4 Ways Cucumber Benefits The Face

Cucumber is a healthy fruit. While so many use it for detox, others eat it to lose weight. This fruit is also very useful for the skin, it’s health benefit on the skin can never be overlooked.

Below are some of the health benefits of cucumber on human skin.

Treats Blemishes

Washing your face daily with cucumber water is a great way to keep blemishes and freckles away. Cucumber’s excellent anti-inflammatory properties can help soothe the skin and give you a glowing and blemish-free skin.

This can be done by mixing one tablespoon of oats with some cucumber pulp and let it sit for an hour. Oats can exfoliate and keep your skin clear. Apply this mixture on your face and let it sit for 20 minutes.  Wash your face with cold water.

Controls eye puffiness

Often, lack of enough rest, stress, too much thinking or alcohol can make the eye puffy. This can make you look unnecessarily tired. Cucumbers lend a cooling effect on the tired and stressed eyes.

This is made possible by placing a chilled slice of cucumber on your eyes and allowing it to rest for 10-15 minutes.

Reduces dark circles

Putting slices of cucumber on eyes not only relieve your eyes from all the stress of the day but could also do wonders for the dark circles beneath it.

Cucumber has silica, a compound that helps lightening of dark circles.

 This is achievable by putting grated cucumber on your dark circles and making it rest on the eye for eight to 10 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. You can also just place two slices of cucumber directly on your eyes.
Reduces wrinkles
According to Wechsler, a DIY specialist, cucumbers contain vitamin C, caffeic acid and, antioxidants that, when applied to the skin, help fend off wrinkles, sun damage and more.  Yogurt is an exfoliating agent that works to remove dirt and dead skin cells. When combined with cucumber, which has cleansing properties, it is the perfect hydrating, soothing blend for your skin.
Grab some cucumber and work that magic on your skin
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