15 Amazing benefits of CUCUMBER.
Cucumber or Cucumis sativus is a creeper that belongs to the Cucurbitaceous family and is one of the oldest cultivated crops, believed to have originated in the Indian subcontinent. Cucumber contains ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and caffeic acid, fiber, along with minerals like silica, potassium, and magnesium. Silica is renowned for being good to the hair and so are the other vitamins.
SKIN benefits of CUCUMBER.
1. Revitalizes Skin.
The greatest and most important skin benefit of cucumber is that it helps in revitalizing the skin.
2. Reverses Skin Tanning.
Cucumber is a mild astringent that helps get rid of skin tan. It has a mild bleaching property that can help even skin tone and give you a youthful and glowing skin.
3. Controls Puffiness Of The Eyes.
The ascorbic acid and caffeic acid in cucumber bring down the water retention rate which, in turn, diminishes the swelling and puffiness around the eyes. It actually hydrates your eyes and lessens puffiness.
4. Helps Soothe Sunburn.
Cucumber is a natural and gentle way to treat sunburn since it helps draw the latent heat out of your body, bringing instant relief.
5. Rejuvenates Skin.
The most common use of cucumber is to improve and rejuvenate your skin. Adding cucumber to the daily beauty routine will improve the complexion and will add a glow to the skin since cucumber is both a mild astringent and contains a lot of water.
6. Treats Open Pores.
Cucumber also can be used to treat open pores and heat bumps on legs. Cucumber juice absorbs the heat, rendering coolness and closing open pores.
7. Fights Cellulite.
Cucumber juice contains phytochemicals that help in the production of collagen, the fiber-like protein responsible for skin elasticity, so it can help to remove cellulite.
8. Reduces Dark Circles.
The abundance of antioxidants and silica in cucumber can help in slowly fading dark circles. Though cucumber cannot permanently cure your dark circles, it sure can make the skin around your eyes appear lighter on a temporary basis. The skin around our eyes is often found discolored, and these dark circles spoil the prettiest of faces. Cucumber comforts vessels around your eyes; hence helps bring back its normal tinge.
9. Treats Blemishes.
Use cucumber to your daily bath to treat freckles and blemishes. Cucumber contains anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe your skin.
10. Reduces Eye Wrinkles.
Cucumber is a natural moisturizer. The skin around our eyes is the thinnest in our body. Applying cucumber on your eyes can hydrate your eyes and the skin around. This, in turn, can help reduce lines and wrinkles around eyes. Hydrated skin means smoother skin. You can actually call cucumber an eye moisturizer.
11. Removes Excess Water.
Clean your face using our natural cucumber soap and it will help you to remove the excess of water. This is a great way of drawing excess moisture out of the skin cells around eyes. This is believed to reduce swelling of the eyes.
12. Reduces the Under Eye Bags.
Cucumber also helps to tone down of under eye bags. You can always use it in its natural form or, you can use our natural cucumber soap to wash your face, creating a thick foam and rinsing your face with plenty of water. You will feel your face deliciously fresh and will help a lot in reducing the under eye bags.
HAIR benefits of CUCUMBER.
13. Reduces Hair Fall.
The most important benefit of cucumber for hair is primarily due to its content of silicon, sulfur, sodium, phosphorus, and calcium that are some of the most needed nutrients required for hair growth and of course avoid its fall.
14. Gives Shiny Hair.
Cucumber juice can also be used as a hair rinse to get silky and shiny hair. It conditions the hair owing to the presence of silica and makes it more beautiful.
15. Promotes Hair growth.
The high silicon and sulfur content in cucumber juice promotes hair growth. Apply cucumber juice to your scalp, or use our natural cucumber homemade soap, leave the foam a few minutes, and wash it off with your regular shampoo.
Try our Cucumber-White Clay homemade soap, and enjoy this humble vegetable in your beauty regime!!!
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