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7 Wonderful Benefits Of Cucumber For Healthy Skin

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Written by Anum Sharf

Cucumber is the most refreshing vegetable it has countless health benefits and it is also great for skin, here are seven wonderful benefits of cucumber.

Fade Cark Circles

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Cucumbers have the ability to quickly, safely and easily help reduce the appearance of dark circles. The abundance of antioxidants and silica within cucumber can rejuvenate the skin fade dark circles. Just place two cucumber slices on both the eyes and relax for 20 minutes or soak two cotton pads with cucumber juice and place them on your eyes.

Reduce Puffy Eyes

If you are worried about under eye puffiness then cucumbers can also provide almost instant benefits. Due to the large amount of ascorbic acid in cucumbers, when they are placed under the eyes for 20 minutes they can decrease water retention and thus reduce puffiness overall.

Fade Freckles

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When grated cucumber is used as a tonic and spread all over the face and neck it can reduce the overall appearance of freckles over time.

Improve Complexion

Possible the most common use for cucumbers is to improve complexion and simply rejuvenate the skin. When cucumber juice is mixed with a few drops of fresh lemon juice and applied as a facial mask it has an undeniable ability to leave your skin glowing by fading scars and pigmentation.

Treat A Sunburn

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If you have found that you stayed out in the sun a little too long and are dealing with sunburn, then cucumbers can also provide benefits in this regard. The cooling effect of cucumbers is a natural and gentle way to soothe your skin and speed up the healing process.

Tighten Open Pores

Cucumber makes an excellent toner, you can either mix it with Apple Cider Vinegar, and few drops of lemon, honey, aloe vera gel or tomato pulp or use it alone. It immediately tightens open pores.

Banish Cellulite

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Cucumber can banish those dimples on your thighs. Take ½ cup ground coffee and mix enough cucumber juice and 1 tbsp. raw honey to make a thick paste, apply to the affected area. Wrap it up with a muslin wrap sheet and exfoliate gently after 30 minutes. You can also eat cucumber daily to prevent cellulite.

About the author

Anum Sharf

It's strange but Anum never thought of being a freelance writer, she had different plans. But after her studies she started working for a friend as a writer and started liking the field so much that she decided to stay in it.

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