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Homemade Cucumber Face Mask Recipes






Cucumbers consist of beneficial nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin K, manganese and beta-carotene which are very useful for assuring healthy and glowing skin. Here we describes some best homemade cucumber face mask recipes you can try yourself.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Lemon and Cucumber Face Mask:

Ingredients:
1 cucumber (peeled) mashed in a blender (80 gm)
5 drops of lemon juice
1 level tablespoon honey (15 gm)
3 drops of lavender essential oil
A cup of water and a wet sponge
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:
Mash a fresh cucumber and put it inside a bow.
Add 5 drops of lemon juice into it.
Add 1 level tablespoon of honey and blend till liquefied and blended well.
Add 3 drops of lavender essential oil and mix it thoroughly.
Pour the mixture inside an air-tight jar and then store it inside a refrigerator.
Carefully clean your face, and apply this face mask in a consistent layer.
Allow the mask to stay on for 15-20 minutes.
Rinse it off using a wet sponge, and wash your face with a cup of water.

How it works:
 The face mask function to retain the natural glow of your face.

Repetitions: 
Twice a week.
Best time to apply:
In morning.

Tips:
 Use this mask within 4-5 days of making it. Carefully blend it before each use.

4. Avocado and Cucumber Face Mask:

Ingredients:
½ cup of avocado pulp
2 tablespoon of cucumber juice
2 cups of lukewarm water
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:
Take ½ cup of avocado pulp and blend it with 2 tablespoon of cucumber juice.
Wash your face and then apply this mask evenly on your face.
Sit back for 10 to 15 minutes.
Rinse off this mask with 2 cups of lukewarm water and pat it dry.

How it works: 
When cucumber and avocado are combined, these ingredients assist to clean out skin pores as well as prevent breakouts.

Repetitions: 
Twice a week.
Best time to apply:
At any time of day.

Tips: 
You can place these cucumbers slices on your eyes too.


5. Potato and Cucumber Face Mask:

Ingredients:
½ cucumber, peeled
1 medium uncooked potato, peeled
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ tablespoon turmeric powder
1 Q-tip or 1 cotton ball
Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:
Peel and slice half a cucumber into circular shape.
Peel 1 medium-sized potato and then cut into tiny pieces.
Squeeze 1 tablespoon of juice from a fresh lemon.
Carefully blend all these ingredients in a blender.
Allow the mixture to refrigerate for half an hour.
Make use of a Q-tip or cotton ball to massage this mask around the eyes or around some other dark spots present on your face.
Allow the mask to stay on for 10 to 15 minutes.
Wash off using a cup of warm water.
Pat your skin dry by a towel.

How it works: 
Potatoes assist to control and avoid pimples, acne, and blackheads. The mask also heals the inflammation caused on skin wounds, cuts and burns.

Repetitions:
 2-3 times a week.
Best time to apply:
In your free time.

Tips: 
Thoroughly massage the mask in corners and eye area to brighten the whole face.





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