Cucumber is a rich source of silica. Silica is a mineral which holds the connective tissues in skin and also helps in strengthening them. Silica has numerous benefits for skin and health as well. Hence, it is used in several skin care products. Rather than buying these skin care products for face from some store, you can use cucumber to make face masks at home. It is very simple and easy to prepare cucumber face masks in the way you want it and at any time you wish to. Hence look at the below discussed recipes to make homemade cucumber facial masks in a few minutes.

How to Prepare Cucumber Face Mask

There are several other cucumber benefits in a face mask, as it can be obtained easily and is the best herbal face mask ingredient. Below lines can help you in making cucumber face mask.

1.Things You Will Need
  • Oats – ½ Cup
  • Honey – 2 tablespoons
  • Sliced cucumber – 1
  • Milk/Yogurt – 5 tablespoons
Take cucumber slices in a blender and blend them to make a thick paste. Later, add honey and yogurt to it and mix it well. After blending these properly, add oats to it and blend them also. Take a large bowl and pour the mixture into it and freeze it for a few minutes. Cleanse your face thoroughly and then apply this face mask. Gently spread the mixture on the face. Add milk instead of yogurt, if your skin is dry.

2.Things You Will Need
  • Egg white – 1
  • Lemon Juice – ½ tablespoon
  • Cucumber – 1
Peel off the cucumber and make thin slices. Take these pieces into blender and blend them to make a smooth paste. Now strain the paste and separate the liquid from residue. Take a bowl and pour liquid into it and later add lemon juice to it, mix it properly. Take an egg white and beat it properly. Add beaten egg white to the mixture and mix it well. Gently apply it over the face and let it stay for 15–25 minutes. Later rinse it with clean water.

3.Things You Will Need
  • Mint leaves – 3
  • Egg white – 1
  • Cucumber – 1
  • Yogurt – ½ cup
Cut cucumber into slices and puree it in blender until you get thick paste, take into a clean bowl. Now blend mint leaves in the blender. You can blend mint leaves together with cucumber or separately. Later, add a beaten egg white and yogurt to the mixture. Apply this paste onto the face evenly and leave it for 20 minutes. Later, wash your face and dry it properly.

Benefits of Cucumber Face Mask
  • Cucumber is known to have cooling effect. When it is applied on the face for more than 5 minutes, it absorbs all the sebum or oil that is deposited in the pores of the skin.
  • Cucumber facial mask helps in loosening the blackheads that are present on some facial areas. Scrub gently to remove blackheads.
  • As cucumber consists of silica naturally, it is a rich source of nutrients for healthy skin. This helps in skin replenishing and makes you look younger.
  • Silica has the capability to hold skin’s connective tissues tightly and hence cucumber facial masks are very beneficial in anti-aging skin care products and anti-wrinkle skin care products.
  • Dark circles, dark spots, puffs under eyes can be reduced and the overall skin texture can be enhanced by making it tighter.
With the help of the above recipes and benefits of cucumber face mask, one can easily obtain lovely, nourished and clean skin in about 20 minutes. This can be followed every day and your skin will definitely glow, thus keeping the skin fresh and healthy.

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