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Health benefits of cucumber in beauty and skincare you never know

How Africa can be called the mother of the world per the best and the rich things you could found. And I'm blessed to be located at this part of the land, where we make use of herbs, shrubs, vegetables, and many more. In today's article, we are going to break into the cucumber and see how it can be beneficial to you. Cucumbers are one of the most popular fruit in the whole world. Its is quite delicious and the cost is affordable for most household, and I guess there is none that cannot afford this special fruit.

The cucumber is cherished and consumes by all cultures, in various ways. Some people enjoy eating cucumber sticks, you don’t need to cook it but some do cook it. This is delicious raw and they make great side dishes.

How can cucumber benefit your skin?

Well, it is great as a salad so it’s a high chance it’s great for your skin, right? This can help beautify your skin, cucumber provides C and caffeic acid, when they apply to your skin it can give your complexion a positive rejuvenating effect.

 Here are some of the beautiful skin benefits of cucumber:

Reduce swelling, Antioxidant activity, Soothing, and cooling effects

Alleviate sunburn, Skin nourishment (as a juice)

Water is good for our body and 90% of cucumber is made of water. This is DIY skincare that is safe for even the most sensitive skin, all-natural ingredients.

 Cucumber is packed with good vitamins that will boost your skin health in many ways.

Here are a few ways to add it to your beauty regimen:

Help with Premature aging

According to studies antioxidant components in cucumbers may slow wrinkles. So If you are looking for some natural ways to age more gracefully try this method.

Apply Cucumber juice or slice directly around the eyes to reduce puffiness. If you decide to use the juice get a soft cotton ball and dip it inside the juice. Then take these and place them around your eyes.

For the slice, it's straightforward, cut the cucumber in thin slices and place it over your eyes for 10-15 minutes. Remove and rinse your face you will start to see noticeable differences in weeks.

Another plus is the cooling effect you will get from puffiness. The soothing effect comes from the Vitamin C found in the cucumber. It is important to note that cucumber won't moisturize the eyes so be sure to have a good eye cream on hand. Using eye cream will lock the hydration that you got from the cucumber.

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