May 24, 2017
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Cucumber peel off mask – 6 mistakes you shouldn’t make to avoid wasting time and money

There are so many peel off mask you can make easily at home. Today, I’d like to show you an all-natural mask with easy finding ingredients.
To most people, the cucumber is an ordinary water-rich vegetable for making salads. However, studies show that the vegetable is not only good for making tasty dishes but also contains many compounds that are beneficial in the skincare industry. According to these studies, cucumbers contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that come in handy for a smooth, supple skin. A cucumber peel off mask not only cools and refreshes the skin, it also brightens and tones the skin.

Components of cucumber peel off mask that make it highly effective include

In a 100 gram serving, raw cucumber (with peel) is 95% water, provides 16 calories and supplies low content of essential nutrients, as it is notable only for vitamin K at 16% of the Daily Value

  1. Vitamin A: Vitamin A is essential for optimal cell growth and development. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that fight off skin inflammations and infections.
  2. Water: 95 percent of the cucumber is water which makes it great for hydrating the skin. A well-hydrated skin is supple and smooth compared to a dry skin that is always itchy, cracked and peels off easily.
  3. Vitamin B1: Vitamin B1 improves fluid permeation. This translates to a better supply of the nutrients to the skin as result of improved circulation of blood through skin cells. The vitamin is also responsible for protecting the skin from scaliness, eczema, and other skin conditions.
  4. Potassium: Potassium is critical for a healthy, well-functioning skin. It hydrates the skin and protects against peeling and dryness.
  5. Biotin: Biotin assists in maintaining a healthy skin. When this nutrient is in low supply, you are likely to suffer from fungal infections, eczema, and inflammatory skin conditions.
  6. Silica: Silica helps in healing and developing damaged skin cells caused by excess sebum.
  7. Vitamin E: Vitamin E helps in healing and combating free radicals. It is also great for eliminating stubborn acne to give you a smooth, clear skin.

How to make a Cucumber peel off mask

Cucumber has a natural cooling effect that soothes irritated skin and reduces inflammation caused by pimples.
Cucumber juice helps in unclogging skin pores by cleansing the skin and eliminating excess oil, bacteria, and dirt.
Minerals and amino acids in cucumber help in rejuvenating and redeveloping dull skin.

To make all-natural cucumber peel off mask, you need the following:

  1. Preparation:
    • Medium-sized cucumber
    • Bowl
    • Blender or food processor
  2. Directions for making the cucumber peel off face mask:
    • Puree 1/2 a cucumber in a food processor or blender and move the pulp into a small bowl.
    • Stir the pulp until it attains consistent thickness.
    • Use a makeup brush or clean fingertips to apply the pulp on your face using circular motions.
    • Allow the mask to sit for about 15 minutes.
    • Rinse off the mask with cold water and pat dry with a soft, clean towel.

Beauty tips for using the cucumber peel off mask

If you are using cucumber pulp from the refrigerator, allow it to reach room temperature before using it:

  • Before applying the mask, remove all makeup and cleanse your skin.
  • Steam your face before applying the mask to open up pores. This will enable the face mask to penetrate and nourish the skin.
  • Wear an apron over your clothes when applying the mask to prevent the pulp from dripping onto your clothes.
  • After applying the face mask, lay back to allow it to dry. You can also consider placing two cucumber slices on your eyes to ease eye puffiness and reduce dark circles.
  • When your rinse off the face mask, consider washing your face with rose water to close pores and refresh the skin.
  • Depending on your skin type, consider applying a moisturizer after finishing with the face mask application.
  • Rather than throw away excess cucumber face mask, apply it on your chest, hands, neck and shoulders to cleanse them.
When using the cucumber mask, avoid the following mistakes:
  1. Do not to peel cucumber before applying mask: There are so many ingredients and vitamins in cucumber and that make you thinking of using a cucumber with the peel on is better. However, the peel contacted with so many toxic chemicals in growing and those cause irritation of skin
  2. Putting the cucumber in the fridge for a long time:Since cucumber is 95 percent water, it tends to degrade easily even when put in the fridge. If you store it for more than two days, the pulp might go bad and start stinking.
  3. Skipping eye area and lips: Cucumber is not only good for facial skin but also for around eyes and lips. Don’t forget applying mask for these areas.
  4. Applying mask during daytime: Applying cucumber peel off mask during daytime maybe counteracting the effect of mask. Further, after applying mask, you may go out and your skin contact with sunlight and make you tans quickly.
  5. Applying mask too long: Do not think that apply mask for a long time you will see efficiency increase. Because of applying mask for a long time make skin dryness, easy irritation.
  6. Applying more 3 times per week: Applying mask more 3 times per week make your skin “over nutrients”, skin natural oil lessen, pores are widen and pimples form easily

Ultimately, cucumbers have many benefits to the skin as well as the whole body. In addition, the vegetable is great for people with sensitive skin or acne. And unlike ready-made face masks, the cucumber peel off mask is cost effective, safe, natural and easily available on demand.

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