Cucumber mask through the composition of this vegetable have the following properties for skin rejuvenation:
- Vitamin E helps to moisturize the skin and eliminate peeling (excessive dryness).
- The tocopherol helps in the regeneration of the cells.
- Folic acid is struggling with acne.
- Riboflavin helps improve the metabolism of the epidermis.
In addition, cucumber masks have the following effects on the human skin:
- Promote the renewal of cells.
- Return to the skin its elasticity and firmness.
- Stimulate normal exchange.
- Refresh and restore tired skin.
- Eliminate swelling, stains and discolorations.
- Giving the skin a healthy glow.
- Relieve irritation and redness.
- To tone and soften the skin.
- Have the effect of bleaching (with freckles).
- Eliminate the excess oil from the face and make the pores less visible.
- The extraction of dark circles and bags.
How it works
Cucumber been considered an excellent tool for skin rejuvenation. Once applied on the face to mask it refreshing and tightens the skin, leaving it soft, hydrated and velvet.
Their action due to the fact that the index of ph of the cucumbers balance is equal to the skin of a person, therefore, is the ideal tool for the epidermis.
It contributes to their care recovery, not causing prejudice (unlike many ornamental cosmetics, creams and masks).
In addition, it is amazing the action of masks cucumber also happens because they are rich in useful enzymes, organic acids and mineral salts.
Another clear advantage of such masks is that, in the composition of cucumber is absolutely not there are any corrosive and irritating substances, therefore, it can safely be applied over the area in the zone of the eyes and on the eyelids, which have a higher sensitivity.
Pros and cons
Highlight the following advantages of applying masks from cucumber:
- High efficiency of the masks.
- The ease in the preparation.
- The possibility of the same combination of cucumber with other additives (egg yolks, cream of milk, protein, and t. p.).
- The minimum cost of a mask in comparison with the expensive salon beauty treatments and anti-wrinkle creams.
- The possibility of application of masks as in the form of heat, or cold (you can freeze the cucumber and use it as a tonic to the data of ice).
- The good receptivity of the skin of this tool.
- The versatility of application (can be applied to the mask, even at a young age for the prevention of the appearance of wrinkles).
Cons the application of the masks can be called that in order to achieve truly visible results will have to go through a long course of rejuvenation.
In addition, apply the cucumber mask can not all (with the tool has several important counter-indications).
Indications and contra-indications
Cucumber mask anti-wrinkles have the following indications:
- The skin dry.
- Excessively oily skin.
- Freckles or expressed pigmentation.
- Weak skin with the first signs of ageing.
- Acne and pimples.
- Irritation and redness of the skin (happens after a failure selected creams or previously performed esthetic treatments).
- Peeling of the skin.
- The feeling of tightness of the skin.
- Enlarged pores.
- Black dots.
- Deep expression lines and wrinkles.
- The prevention of the appearance of wrinkles.
Contra-indications to the use of masks of cucumber are:
- Open wound in the skin.
- Ulcers and scars in the skin at the supposed location of the application of the mask.
- Purulent rash.
- The private service of an intolerance to certain additives in brazil.
- Patients who suffer from a pathology.
- Skin diseases (dermatitis, eczema, and t. p.).
- Bacterial or infectious, disease skin.
Before you start a course of rejuvenation through the use of masks of cucumber, you should be familiar with the recommendations for its preparation:
- Of course, the cucumber to masks best to use only the freshest, since it is not fresh vegetables, you will be very least vitamin.
- To make a mask for best to apply cold cucumbers.
- Before cutting the cucumber should be carefully wash and wipe with a paper towel.
- The peel of the cucumber is not removed, because it also contains many useful substances.
- Cut the cucumber need in small slices. For some of the revenue necessary to grind it in a blender or grate on a grater.
- To obtain the juice of cucumber will need to use a blender, or simply press the vegetable, pre-ontErev it on a grater.
- If you are using is clean cucumber juice as a face mask, wash your not worth – it, and so well absorbed and leaves no residue on the face.
Recommendations of use
To achieve the maximum rejuvenating effect, apply face masks of cucumber, it is worth remembering that the such:
- Apply the mask should always pre-clean the skin.
- The mask should always be fresh. So, is saved from a large number of useful substances. It is best not to leave remnants of the afternoon and prepare the skin again.
- Apply the mask better in the reclined position. So slices of cucumber will not crumble in your neck, fall to the ground and roll in the zone of the chest.
- The duration of "use" masks cucumber must be no more than twenty minutes.
- Will wash this cosmetic is recommended with warm water. After that, it is worth to give a face to "relax" and not to apply on it cosmetics.
- Apply the mask best, before going to sleep.
Effective recipes of masks cucumber wrinkles on the face
The most effective masks for the face wrinkles of cucumber are:
- The recipe of the mask:
- in a blender a cucumber and mix it with the white cosmetic clay in the ratio of 1:2;
- add a little hot water so that the mixture won thick consistency of cream of milk;
- evenly distribute the ready-the mixture on the face and neck. Leave for twenty minutes, then rinse with water.
This mask will nourish the skin and brighten your.
- mix the juice of cucumber and pink water in the same proportion;
- add a little cream of milk;
- cause ready the dough on the face and leave for fifteen minutes, after which the remains of the mask, remove the paper towel.
- squeeze the juice of cucumber and freeze it in the data;
- daily, clean the area of the eyes, such ice cubes;
- after a few days of decrease the swelling and the fatigue of your eyes.
- grind the bunch of parsley and pour it with boiling water;
- drain and insist on it in about an hour;
- ready-mixed liquid with cucumber, grated and lubricate the tool to the skin of the face;
- repeat the procedure every day during the week.
- grate on a grater a cucumber and mix it with yogurt;
- add a couple of tablespoons of oatmeal;
- when smooth thick mixture, apply it on the leather person;
- rinse the mask can be cucumber juice.
- stir in the sour cream and the cucumber (ground in the blender);
- add a few drops of lemon juice;
- applied on the face with a thin layer two times a day for a week.
- in a blender a cucumber;
- add three tablespoons of peel carrot fresh;
- pour the other tablespoon of yogurt;
- add 1 tablespoon of oat flour;
- apply on face and leave for twenty minutes, then rinse;
- after the procedure the skin, necessarily, need to moisturize the cream.
- mix a tablespoon of milk and curd;
- add the chopped cucumber and olive oil (2 h. l.);
- put in the fridge for ten minutes, so that the tool onхlADIlonсü;
- cause ready the mask on the face and leave for twenty minutes;
- wash the cucumber juice.
- grind two of cucumber;
- add 2 ct. l. honey;
- add 1 ct. l. almond oil;
- apply the tool over the face and leave for fifteen minutes;
- wash with cold water, after the cause oily cream.
This mask is excellent nourishes the skin and moisturizes it. It also gives shine and healthy look:
In respect of the area of the eyes
The mask of cucumber to the face of wrinkles around the eyes can be used, however, the composition of a tool in addition to cucumber should only include natural components (honey, milk cream, essential oils).
It is not possible to add corrosive substances (lemon juice), which can irritate the delicate skin near the eye.
Also when you use the onгуреhнonй mask in the area around the eyes need to remember is that the tool should not get in the mucous membrane of the eye, otherwise, it will cause his ardour.