Cucumbers have good cosmetic properties,so widely used as a cosmetic for skin care. Cucumber juice refreshes, whitens it, and gives it a velvety matte finish, and also helps to remove acne scars, freckles, pigmented spots and sunburn. It is useful from time to time to wipe the face cucumber slices. Very common different mask containing cucumber.
• If you have dry skin with pigment spots orfreckled face pre-rubbed with olive or corn oil and make a hot compress of chamomile (20 g of dry inflorescences pour 1/2 cup of boiling water, to insist cooling, filter). Then applied to the skin of cucumber pulp. This mask softens the skin, making it fresh and elastic, narrows pores, bleaches freckles.
• Good nourishes tired skin a mixture of grated cucumber with 1 teaspoon of honey. Slurry is applied on the face for 20 minutes, then rinsed with warm water.
• To prevent wrinkles is mixed with 50 mlcucumber and strawberry 50 ml (from strawberry) juice, 200 ml of vodka and 0.5 g of powdered salicylic acid. This liquid wipe the face every night for several weeks.
The following make cucumber mask for normal to oily skin:
• Mix 1 tablespoon grated on a fine grater peeled cucumber with 1 tablespoon of whipped egg whites. Gruel applied to the face, after 15-20 minutes, wash off with cold water.
• Either mixed with 1/4 cup of milk in the samenumber of cucumber juice. This mixture is moistened layer of cotton or gauze and put them on the face, covering the top with a wet towel. After 15-20 minutes, remove the mask, face wipe and lubricate the cream.