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Beauty, Skin care How to make an anti-aging cucumber face mask

How to make an anti-aging cucumber face mask

By Glowpink Staff   

Do fine lines and wrinkles bother you? Do you fear to apply harsh chemical-based products on your skin? Well, today we will help you steer clear these lurking suspicions. Cucumber is enriched with Water, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Biotin and Potassium. All these ingredients if consumed internally or applied topically on the skin can delay the natural process of aging. So, if you want to look your best every day then look for cucumber in your refrigerator and get started.


Rosewater-cucumber face mask for intense hydration

Ingredients required:

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Lemon
  • Rosewater
  • A bowl
  • A knife
  • A blender
  • Measuring spoons

Procedure:

  1. Peel one-half of a cucumber.
  2. Chop it.
  3. Toss the cucumber chunks into a blender.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel.
  5. Add 1/2 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  6. Add 1/2 teaspoon of pure rosewater.
  7. Blend the mixture for a couple of minutes.

Frequency:

  • Use this cucumber gel daily until you get spotless, blemish-free and fair skin.

Aloe vera-cucumber cooling face pack to soothe skin irritation

Ingredients required:

  • Cucumber: 1
  • Organic aloe vera gel: 2 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Wash and peel a cucumber.
  2. Cut it into 2 halves.
  3. Chop half a cucumber into thin slices.
  4. Add the chopped cucumber slices in a blender along with aloe vera gel.
  5. Blend it into a fine paste.
  6. Cleanse your face properly to make sure it’s free from dust, dirt, and gunk.
  7. Take a generous amount of this face pack and apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  8. Keep it on for about 15 minutes.
  9. After that rinse it off with cool water.
  10. Wipe your face clean.
  11. Follow up with your moisturizer afterwards.

Frequency:

  • Use this face pack once in a week to soothe your irritated skin.

Apple-cucumber face pack to cure sensitive skin

Ingredients required:

  • Mashed apple pulp: pulp of half an apple
  • Mashed cucumber pulp: pulp of half a cucumber
  • Oatmeal: 1 tablespoon

Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients in the specified quantities.
  2. Mix it well until it forms a smooth paste with a medium consistency.
  3. Wipe your face with a wet wipe before applying this face pack.
  4. Apply an even layer of this face pack all over your face and neck with a face pack applicator.
  5. Keep it on for about 20 minutes.
  6. Then rinse it off with warm water.
  7. Follow up with a hydrating facial mist and a creamy moisturizer afterwards.
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Frequency:

  • Use this face pack every day at night before hitting the bed to get the best results.

Tomato-cucumber skin brightening face pack

Ingredients required:

  • Cucumber: 1
  • Tomato: 1

Procedure:

  1. Wash and peel a cucumber.
  2. Take 1/4th of a cucumber and dice it into small pieces.
  3. Cut a tomato into two halves.
  4. Chop it into small pieces.
  5. Not put the chopped tomato and cucumber slices in a blender.
  6. Blend everything into a mild paste.
  7. Cleanse your face with your regular face wash.
  8. Take a generous amount of this face pack and apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  9. Let it sit for about 15 minutes at a stretch.
  10. Then wash it off with cool water.
  11. Follow up with aloe vera gel.

Frequency:

  • Use this face pack once in a week to get the best results.

Rice-flour cucumber anti-aging face pack

Ingredients required:

  • Cilantro leaves: 1 bunch
  • Lemon juice: juice of 1 lemon
  • Rice: as much as required
  • Cucumber: 1

Procedure:

  1. Cut a cucumber into two halves.
  2. Transfer dry rice in a blender.
  3. Blend it into a smooth finely granulated powder.
  4. Then add cilantro leaves and half a peeled and sliced cucumber into a blender.
  5. Blend it into a smooth paste.
  6. Now add all the ingredients in a clean container.
  7. Mix it well to make a smooth paste.
  8. Cleanse your face with a regular face wash before applying this face pack.
  9. Then take a generous amount of this face pack and apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  10. Massage your face with it for a while.
  11. Wash it off with running tap water.
  12. Gently exfoliate in a circular motion applying light pressure in upward strokes.
  13. Pat dry your face with a clean towel.
  14. Follow up with your regular moisturizer.

Frequency:

  • Use this gentle exfoliating scrub at least twice a week to enjoy the benefits that this face pack has to offer.

Coconut water-cucumber face mask to moisturize dry and flaky skin

Ingredients required:

  • Tender coconut water: 2 tablespoons
  • Raw, unprocessed milk: 2 tablespoons
  • Cucumber juice: 2 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Add all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Give it a stir to mix everything well.
  3. Dip a cotton ball in this solution.
  4. Squeeze out the excess.
  5. Gently pat it all over your skin and let your skin soak in all the goodness that this hydrating face pack has to offer.
  6. Let it work on your skin for around 15 minutes.
  7. Follow up with 1 more layer if required.
  8. Rinse it off after 10-15 minutes with running tap-water.
  9. Pat dry your face with a clean towel.
  10. Follow up with an organic aloe vera gel afterwards.
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Frequency:

  • Use this hydrating face mask every day to reap the maximum benefits that it has to offer.

Yogurt-cucumber face pack to regulate excess oil secretion

Ingredients required:

  • Yogurt: 1-2 tablespoons
  • Cucumber: 1

Procedure:

  1. Peel and cut a cucumber into two halves.
  2. Take half a cucumber into a blender.
  3. Blend it into a smooth paste.
  4. Add yogurt in this cucumber paste.
  5. Mix it well to make your own hydrating face pack.
  6. Cleanse your face beforehand to ensure that it is squeaky clean.
  7. Now take a generous amount of this face pack on your face pack applicator.
  8. Apply an even layer all over your face and neck.
  9. Let it sit for about 15 minutes.
  10. After that, rinse it off with running tap water.
  11. Follow up with a facial mist and a hydrating moisturizer to finish this skincare regime.

Frequency:

  • Use this face week once every week to experience the change for yourself.

Gram flour-cucumber skin rejuvenating face pack

Ingredients required:

  • Gram flour/besan: 2 tablespoons
  • Cucumber juice: 3 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Mix both the ingredients in a mixing bowl until you achieve a smooth, lump-free face pack.
  2. Cleanse your face with your face wash before applying this face mask.
  3. Apply this face mask evenly all over your face and neck with a face pack applicator.
  4. Keep it on for around 30 minutes.
  5. After that, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  6. Follow up with a toner and a moisturizer.

Frequency:

  • Use this face mask once in a fortnight to see a visible change.

Cucumber-aloe vera-honey face pack to delay the natural process of aging

Ingredients required:

  • Cucumber puree: puree made from half a slice of cucumber
  • Freshly extracted aloe vera pulp: 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice: half a teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients in a clean mixing bowl.
  2. Mix it well until it turns into a pastel green watery face pack.
  3. Use your fingertips to apply this face pack all over your face and neck.
  4. Let it sit for about 15 minutes until then, sit back and relax.
  5. Then wash your face with cold water.
  6. Pat dry your skin with a clean towel.
  7. Follow up with a facial mist.
  8. Once the facial mist dries out completely, apply a moisturizer to complete this skincare regime.
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Frequency:

  • Use this face pack in every alternate day of the week to get the best results.

Cucumber-neem face pack to clear acne and pimples

Ingredients required:

  • Freshly plucked neem leaves: 4-6
  • Purified water: half a cup
  • Cucumber: half a slice of cucumber

Procedure:

  1. Add neem leaves and water in a pan.
  2. Bring it to boil.
  3. Once the water turns slightly green, turn off the flame.
  4. Strain it out in a container.
  5. Blend half a slice of cucumber into a fine watery paste.
  6. Add cucumber pulp paste in neem water.
  7. Mix it well.
  8. Wipe your face with micellar water before applying this face pack.
  9. Apply a generous amount of this face pack all over your face and neck focusing more on the affected areas.
  10. Keep it on for about 15 minutes.
  11. Rinse off with normal water.
  12. You can follow up with rose water and aloe vera gel if your skin feels dried out after rinsing off this face wash.

Frequency:

Use this face pack once every day to minimize the occurrence of pimples and acne on your face.

Cucumber-basil leaf toner recipe for clear skin

Ingredients required:

  • Basil leaves: a handful
  • Finely chopped cucumber: 1
  • Manuka honey; a few drops
  • Fresh lemon juice: a few drops

Procedure:

  1. Run the cucumber slices and basil leaves through a blender.
  2. Strain out the juice in an airtight container.
  3. Now add a few drops of honey and lemon juice in it.
  4. Close the lid and shake it well to make sure everything gets mixed up.
  5. Use this toner after cleansing your face with a cotton ball.
  6. Follow up with aloe vera gel.

Frequency:

  • Use this toner every night before hitting the bed to get the best results.


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