These days the beauty industry is looking to more natural ingredients for added benefits. Let’s talk about the goodness of cucumbers!
Cucumber Extract – Primarily composed of water, cucumbers also contain ascorbic acid and caffeic acid, which have an astringent effect on the skin – preventing water retention, helping to soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling.
You can incorporate products with cucumber extract in a variety of ways, it’s the perfect addition to your Summer beauty routine!
In the shower: Leave skin feeling soft and supple with the Green Tea and Cucumber Purifying Shower Gel from June Jacobs, a preservative-free, botanical shower gel also packed with vitamins and anti-oxidants. JuneJacobs.com, $36.00
In a facial cleanser: Get t-zone shine control with the added benefit of soothing cucumber when using the Mario Badescu Cucumber Cleansing Lotion. MarioBadescu.com, $15.00
In a facial mask: The Que Bella Cucumber Peel-Off Mask is enriched with natural cucumber and witch hazel extracts to remove dead cells and tone your face for a deep, soothing clean. Target.com, $2.05
In a body moisturizer: Keep your skin extra hydrated and refreshed with the Hempz Cucumber and Jasmine Herbal Moisturizer also enriched with 100% pure organic hemp seed oil to renew and nourish skin. Ulta.com, $23.00
As a pick-me-up: Tired eyes? Instantly cool and reduce puffiness in the under-eye area with the Kind to Eyes Revitalizing Roll-On from Simple. Walgreens.com, $12.99
Have you added any cucumber products to your routine this Summer?
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