Amazing Benefits and Ways of using Cucumber for Skincare
‘Be like Cucumber, Always fresh, Cool and Green”.
During summer, it feels good to gorge on the ever-hydrating Cucumber. Indeed, eating a cucumber keeps the body hydrated while regulating water balance. Also, being one of the most refreshing and cooling staple vegetables with high water content, Cucumber rejuvenates the body of all the fatigue.
It also wards off and calms the evils popping up during summers- heat, skin burn, and irritations.
It is a powerhouse of Vitamin B, C and K and minerals like magnesium and potassium. But as much as it is productive for the body, it is for skincare. Due to its nutrient richness and benefits for the skin, it has become an integral part of natural skincare products.
Curious to know more? Then read ahead as we reveal all the incredible benefits and ways you can use Cucumber - the natural magic potion for flawless skin.
Benefits of Cucumber for Skin
- Rejuvenate Skin
Cucumber is an exceptional nutrient-rich rejuvenator that helps to even tone and revive the skin. Being a nourishing potion for the skin, it locks in the moisture, provides instant hydration, controls excess oil, and removes impurities. Its mild astringent properties help improve the complexion, thereby adding glow to the skin.
2. Antioxidant Properties
Cucumber has impressive hydrating properties. A potent source of antioxidants - Vitamin C, manganese and beta-carotene, Cucumber helps protect and shield the skin against harmful effects of free radicals, thereby preventing further skin damage.
- Treats Skin Problems
The anti-inflammatory properties present in Cucumber reduces inflammation and swelling while soothing the irritated skin. It also promotes the skin’s ability to fight the factors causing blemishes, facial wrinkles, and pigmentation.
It is a natural and gentle skin-replenishing agent; that works equally to treat both oily and dry skin problems.
- Treats Under Eye Bags and Wrinkles
Cucumber is a natural hydrating ingredient. When applied topically, it hydrates the skin around the eyes, reducing under-eye puffiness, toning the under-eye bags, dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles.
- Soothe Sun Burn
Cucumber's high water content hydrates and calms the skin by drawing out the dormant heat from the body. It thus provides instant relief by healing and cooling the affected sunburnt skin.
- Maintains pH balance
Cucumber being alkaline helps maintain the pH levels of the body. Its skin-replenishing properties reverse the signs of ageing, thereby providing you with soft, supple and youthful skin.
- Reduce Skin Tanning
Cucumber reverses the suntan owing to its potent astringent properties. The presence of Vitamin C in cucumber keeps the skin well hydrated and moisturized. Its ever cooling and hydrating properties help to get rid of tanning, thereby leaving the skin even-toned.
4 Cool Ways to use Cucumber in your Skincare Routine
- As a Cleanser
Cucumber is a mild astringent; hence helps to efficiently cleanse and unclog the pores. Dab some cucumber water after washing your face to deeply cleanse the skin, remove dead skin cells, and reduce breakouts.
- As a Toner
Cucumber is an ideal toner thanks to its hydrating and skin-replenishing properties. Pour some cucumber water on a cotton pad and dab on your cleansed face. Allow it to get absorbed and witness the magic of toning and healing of skin by reducing minor infections and breakouts.
You can use TNW Cucumber toner as it a gentle yet effective. Enriched with lots of Aloe Vera, Mint and other vital nutrients – potassium, Vitamin A and C, this toner helps to hydrate skin, tighten the pores, heal sunburn, reduce sun tan and treat acne. It is a natural formulation that can be used on both dry and oily skin.
- As A Makeup Remover
Cucumber extracts make a great makeup remover. Use it with a base oil like almond or coconut oil, dab it on a cotton ball to gently remove the makeup from the face and eyes.
TNW Cucumber Toner is formulated with a perfect combination of Aloe Vera, Mint and Cucumber. Each works in conformity and brings maximum effect with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and astringent properties. Thus, together they gently erase all the makeup, cleanse the skin, hydrate, and moisturize the skin to maintain its natural texture.
- As Acne Treatment
Applying cucumber water mixed with Mint on the problem area helps treat the acne. Leave it on for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water.
You can even use TNW Cucumber Toner to treat active acne problems. Enriched with Mint leaves extract, this cucumber toner contains strong antibacterial properties and salicylic acid, which helps to prevent acne.
Cucumber is a safe and natural skin revitalizer. Loaded with hydrating, soothing, and skin refreshing properties -it is an ideal ingredient for a natural skincare routine. However, it is recommended to do a patch test to check for any allergies.
With The Natural Wash Cucumber Toner, you can effortlessly reap all the skin benefits of Cucumber. Formulated with Cucumber extracts, Aloe Vera and Mint- feel relaxed, refreshed, and cheerful and enjoy radiant, flawless, youthful and deeply hydrated skin.