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Beauty, Skin care Anti-Aging Cucumber Face Mask

Anti-Aging Cucumber Face Mask

By Muskan Minda   

Do not wait for your age to reflect on your face. Start caring and treating your skin from the onset so that nobody can guess your age from the face as it is free of wrinkles. Cucumber is a great ingredient that has been used extensively in preparing anti-aging face masks.

Cucumber + Aloe Vera + Lemon Juice + Rose Water Anti-Aging Face Mask

How To:

  1. Take half of a fresh cucumber and peel and chop it in small pieces.
  2. Put them in a blender.
  3. Take one fresh stick of aloe vera, peel it and extract its juice.
  4. Add two tbsp of aloe vera juice into the blender.
  5. Add half tsp each of fresh lemon juice and cool and refrigerated rose water in the blender and blend it to make a fine and smooth paste.
  6. Wash your face beforehand to remove accumulated dirt.
  7. Take a cotton ball, dip it in the mixture and apply it on the face.
  8. Leave it for twenty minutes.
  9. Wash it away with cool or normal water.

How it Works:

Cucumber is rich in astringent and hydrating properties and hence keeps the skin free from wrinkles by slowing the aging process. It retains moisture content, tones, brightens and lightens the skin. Aloe vera has medicinal and anti-inflammatory properties that remove impurities and bacteria from clogged pores. It stimulates the renewal of skin cells and protects it from the damage from sun rays. It also acts as a great moisturizing agent and keeps the skin hydrated.  Lemon juice is natural bleach that heals wounds and lightens skin tone. Rose water and lemon juice both have antioxidant and skin tightening properties that remove sun spots, minimizes pores, lessens the sign of aging and makes the skin look firm and youthful.

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Cucumber + Plain Curd + Coconut Oil Anti-Aging Face Mask

How To:

  1. Take one fresh cucumber and chop it minutely.
  2. Put it in a blender and add one tbsp each of plain curd that is available at home and coconut oil.
  3. Blend all ingredients together to get a fine and smooth paste.
  4. Apply this mask on face with help of a brush or your fingertips.
  5. Massage it for a few minutes to exfoliate and so that the nutrients can seep inside the skin.
  6. Leave it for twenty minutes.
  7. Wash it away with cool water.

How it Works:

Cucumber has the same pH balance as the skin and hence restores its balance effectively. It is rich in nutrients that reduce wrinkles and blemishes from the skin and keeps it hydrated. The plain curd is rich in lactic acid and acts as an exfoliant and removes dead cells and wrinkles from the skin. It also prevents the formation of new wrinkles and hence this is a great anti-aging agent. Coconut oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties that remove wrinkles and acts as a skin moisturizer.

Friends, by this time you must have made up your mind to use one of the above-mentioned homemade recipes as part of your anti-aging treatment regime. Just go for it and see the difference to believe in the magic of natural ingredients.



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