Homemade Cucumber Face Mask Recipes to Improve Face Skin Beauty and Health

Homemade cucumber face mask recipes are something you should know to become a part of your daily beauty facial treatment. Cucumber is one of the most basic ingredients used by many people in the world to treat their face.

All people know that cucumber is lovely for facial mask because it can bring cooling, soothing and hydrating effects to the skin. That is why most people love cucumber as their homemade facial mask ingredient.

Besides, cucumber is also a facial mask ingredient that can make you feel relaxed and satisfied by experiencing the natural spa at home.

As the great benefits, you can have the natural facial mask as much as you need by making the cucumber facial mask in some simple steps and easily found additional ingredients right from the kitchen.

Homemade Cucumber Face Mask Recipes

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The Advantages of Cucumber for Skin Beauty

Cucumber is a type of vegetable that is consumed by many people for the good taste and rich of benefits for health. There are many advantages that can be gotten by consuming cucumber regularly, what follows is some of the benefits for your skin beauty as well as to make homemade cucumber face mask recipes.

Cooling and Curing Some Facial Skin Problems

Everyone knows that cucumber is something that can make cool the skin. That is not all, a cucumber also can become something that hydrates, relaxes, softens, strengthen the skin tissues, relieves skin irritations, reduces swelling, prevent water retention, cleans, and soothes sunburns, feeds, and many more.

For the various benefits given, cucumber is also an ingredient that is called as a mother of natural skin care.

Because of the proven great effects in beautifying your skin, cucumber also has been used as the ingredient in high-end skin care products of well-known brands. The fact of the cucumber benefits must make us use it too as homemade mask ingredient.

Cucumber will give the same advantages or even more effective result when you apply it directly to your skin. The process to make the facial mask is also very simple. Even when you need to add more ingredients; they all can be gotten easily.

Just have one or two cucumber that can be purchased in a supermarket or grocery. Choose the organic one to get the best results and avoid side effects of the chemical substances on the inorganic option. Otherwise, make sure you have washed the inorganic cucumber until all pesticide residue washout.

Mixable with Other Natural Facial Mask Ingredients

If you choose cucumber as your natural facial mask ingredient, you can improve the advantages to beautify your skin. Just add more beneficial ingredients into your facial mask so you can get many more benefits.

There are many natural ingredients that can be chosen and mixed to cucumber. Even you can choose almost all commonly used facial mask ingredients to be mixed with cucumber.

Tips Before Applying Cucumber Facial Mask

Just like when you apply other facial mask, you need to make sure that your face and neck have been well cleaned and rinsed by fresh water.

Clean all of creams, cosmetics, lotions, or everything you applied on your face. Use mild soap to clean your face so it doesn’t bring any bad effects onto the skin. Even better, use warm water or have a hot water shower to maximally clean the skin and also open the pores.

Besides, before you apply one of the homemade cucumber face mask recipes, take some time to relax and lie down your body. Have a towel under your neck and head so it will collect the falling down mask from your face.

Don’t forget the eye area. You can cut two slices of cucumber and then put them onto your eyes. Alternatively, use a couple used teabags or cotton pads that have been soaked in lavender or rose water.

Prepare a comfortable place to enjoy your facial time and get relax. Apply the facial mask carefully with brush, spatula or fingertips, to the entire face except the eyes, eyebrows and lips area. Apply the facial mask onto your neck area too; apply by moving up from the bottom.

Kinds of Homemade Cucumber Face Mask Recipes

There are some options of homemade cucumber face mask recipes that can be tried at home. Choose the best one that is good for your skin type. Prepare all of the ingredients completely before you start making a special facial mask. It is also great to invite some friends to enjoy the home spa, get relaxed, forget all of your works, and enjoy the life.

The most important point to enjoy the home spa is; you should always think positively, relax and get happy thoughts. You will have fresh face, body and mind after having this enjoyable home spa with the homemade face mask recipes.

Basic Cucumber Face Mask (Good for all skin types)

Cucumber is the most popular ingredient used as facial mask by many people in all over the world. All skin types can use this facial mask. It will work best for sunburned and dry skin type.

–       The Ingredient:

You just need cucumber as a single ingredient for this basic cucumber facial mask.

–       How to Make It:

  1. Cool down the cucumber into your fridge in a few hours.
  2. Grate or hit the cold cucumber into a blender or just cut in slices.
  3. Apply the cucumber onto your face and neck skin, but avoid the eyes area.
  4. Lie down and relax for about 30 minutes, feel the cooling cucumber’s liquid absorbed into your skin.
  5. Wash your skin with cold water and dry it by using a clean towel.
  6. Apply moisturizer in order to keep the water inside your skin.

Yogurt Cucumber Facial Mask (Good for oily skin type)

This is one of homemade cucumber face mask recipes that will be a great option for those with oily skin type. Cucumber that works as natural cleanser and gives astringent effect will work well with yogurt that can soothe and exfoliate your skin.

This combination is simple face mask that is perfect for oily skin type. This face mask will reduce excess oil, unclog the pores and eliminate blemishes.

The ingredients you need are:

–       1 cucumber

–       A half of cup plain yogurt

–       1 teaspoon nonfat milk powder.

How to make the facial mask:

–       Peel the cucumber and then remove the seeds to get perfect consistency of facial mask, cut the cucumber into small cubes.

–       Mix all ingredients into a food processor until it gets the smooth consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask paste onto the entire face and neck skin, except the lips, eyes and eyebrow areas.

–       Let the facial mask sits in about 10-15 minutes, lie down and relax while waiting.

–       Take off the facial mask and clean your face and neck by using warm water and rub gently with a wash cloth. Finish with cold water splash. Dry with clean towel pat.

Aloe Vera Cucumber Facial Mask (Good for oily skin type)

The combination of cucumber and Aloe Vera is great to soothe and hydrate your skin. Get your skin suppler and softened with the benefits of the cleansing and cooling cucumber. Besides, get stressed out, acne, sunburned and inflamed face skin with the Aloe Vera facial mask.

The ingredients needed are:

–       A half of cucumber

–       2 tablespoons gels of Aloe Vera

How to Make the Facial Mask:

–       Cut into pieces the peeled cucumber.

–       Mix the cucumber pieces and aloe vera gels into a food processor until it gets the paste consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask evenly to the entire face and neck skin. Use spatula, brush or fingertips, and avoid the lips, eyes, and eyebrows areas.

–       Let the mask sits on your skin in about 30 minutes while you lie down and relax comfortably.

–       Remove the facial mask and wash your skin with cold water. Dry your face and neck with clean towel pat.

Almond Butter Cucumber Facial Mask (Good for all skin types)

All of the benefits of cucumber will be improving by adding some almond butter into your homemade cucumber face mask recipes. It will increasingly soften your skin.

The ingredients needed are:

–       ¼ cucumber

–       1 tablespoon almond butter

How to make the facial mask:

–       Mash the cucumber after you peel and remove the seeds from the inside.

–       When the cucumber has gotten the juice consistency, add the almond butter and then mix the ingredients well.

–       Spread the facial mask onto the entire skin of face and neck.

–       Let the facial mask sits in about 5-10 minutes while you lie down and get relaxed.

–       Wash and remove the remaining mask by using some lukewarm water.

–       Dry your skin by using a clean towel tap.

Note: don’t use this recipe if you have allergic reactions to almond.

Banana, Lemon Juice, Honey, and Cucumber Facial Mask (Good for Dry Skin Type)

This is a great facial mask recipe for those who are bored with their dry skin. The banana is good to moisture your skin. Meanwhile, honey will keep the moisture in your skin. The lemon juice ingredient will work to exfoliate your skin. By using this facial mask regularly, your skin will be well hydrated, revitalized and nourished.

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The ingredients needed are:

–       A half of banana

–       A half of cucumber

–       1 tablespoon honey

–       4 tablespoon lemon juice

How to make the facial mask:

–       Put the honey into a bowl or glass that is dipped into hot water so the honey will become liquid and warm enough (not hot).

–       Peel the banana and cucumber (remove the seeds); mix them into a food processor.

–       Add the warm honey and lemon juice.

–       Mix again until you get the smooth consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask evenly and gently onto the entire face and neck skin.

–       Sit the facial mask in about 30 minutes while you lie down and get relaxed.

–       Remove the facial mask and then wash your face and neck by using lukewarm water.

–       Dry your skin with a clean towel tap.

–       Apply some moisturizer onto your face and neck; it will seal the moisture inside your skin so it will be fresh much longer.

Honey, Oatmeal, Yogurt and Cucumber Facial Mask (Good for dry skin type)

The combination of cucumber, honey, oatmeal, and yogurt will enable you to get the benefits of the ingredients in once applying of facial mask.

The ingredients needed are:

–       1 cucumber

–       One tablespoon plain yogurt

–       Two tablespoons of honey

–       One tablespoon oatmeal

How to make the facial mask:

–       Place the honey into a bowl or glass and then dip it into a hot water so the honey will get warm.

–       Cut the peeled cucumber into cubes.

–       Mix the cucumber, yogurt, honey and oatmeal in a blender.

–       Blend the ingredients until it gets the paste consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask onto your face and neck skin evenly.

–       Sit the facial mask on your face in about 30 minutes whilst lying down and get relaxed.

–       Remove the facial mask and then wash your face with lukewarm water.

–       Dry your face with a clean towel tapping.

–       Seal the moisture of your face after using facial mask by applying some moisturizer.

Cucumber Facial Mask Plus Parsley and Cottage Cheese (Good for all skin types)

This is one of homemade cucumber face mask recipes that nourishes, rejuvenates, and moistens the skin. Besides, this recipe also can give toning and bleaching effects. The parsley ingredient will be also useful to prevent wrinkles and other early aging signs.

The ingredients needed are:

–       One cucumber

–       Two tablespoons of cottage cheese

–       One tablespoon of milk

–       One teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil

–       Four pieces of parsley leaves

–       A pinch of salt

How to make the facial mask:

–       Cut the peeled cucumber into cubes.

–       Put all of the ingredients into a food processor and then blend them well until all ingredients turn into smooth paste consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask onto your face and neck skin evenly. You can use fingertips or special tool like spatula or brush. Avoid the eyes and lips area.

–       Sit the facial mask in about 25 minutes while you lie down and get relaxed.

–       Remove the facial mask from your face and neck and then wash your face with warm water. Finish with cold water splash.

–       Dry your face by tapping a clean towel onto your face.

Cucumber Facial Mask with Egg White and Mint (Good for normal – oily skin)

It is one of homemade cucumber face mask recipes that will improve the tightness, cleanliness, and the moisture of the skin. Besides, the mint ingredient will improve the clean sensation, as well as rejuvenate and hydrates the skin. Meanwhile, the egg white will tighten the skin. By having this facial mask regularly, you can get glowing, healthy and smooth face skin.

The ingredients needed are:

–       One cucumber

–       Five pieces of fresh mint leaves

–       One egg white

How to make the facial mask:

–       Cut the cucumber into cubes after you peel it and remove the seeds.

–       Mix the cucumber cubes with mint leaves in a food processor.

–       Whisk the egg white in a bowl.

–       Add the whisked egg white into the cucumber mix.

–       Blend the ingredients slowly until they are all well mixed into smooth paste consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask evenly onto your face and neck skin by using your fingertips or spatula.

–       Sit the facial mask onto your face in about 20 minutes while lying down your body and get relaxed.

–       Remove the facial mask and then wash your face and neck with warm and finish with cold water splash.

–       Dry your face and neck skin with a clean towel patting.

Cucumber Facial Mask with Sour Cream and Egg Yolk (Good for dry skin)

It will become another option of homemade cucumber face mask recipes that can be tried at home. You will see your nourished skin with the cucumber ingredient, softer skin for the egg yolk and smoother and exfoliated skin for the sour cream nutrition. It will be perfect to treat dry skin.

The ingredients needed are:

–       ¼ cucumber

–       One tablespoon of sour cream

–       One egg yolk

How to make the facial mask:

–       Cut the peeled cucumber into pieces and remove the seeds.

–       Mix well the cucumber with other ingredients into a blender. Wait until the whole ingredients become smooth and get the paste consistency.

–       Spread the facial mask evenly onto your face and neck skin.

–       Sit the facial mask in about 15 minutes whilst you can lie down and relax your body.

–       Wash your skin with cold water after the facial mask removed.

–       Dry your skin by tapping it with a clean towel

–       Keep the moisture of the skin after facial masking by applying some moisturizer onto your face skin.

Cucumber Facial Mask with Brewer’s Yeast, Honey and Oatmeal (Great option for Sensitive Skin)

For those who need homemade cucumber face mask recipes for sensitive skin, it will become a great option. The cucumber is effective enough to soothe your sensitive skin. Meanwhile, the yeast will stimulate smooth circulation of blood as well as help to fight acnes.

The ingredients needed are:

–       One organic cucumber

–       One teaspoon of organic honey

–       One tablespoon of Brewer’s yeast

–       One tablespoon of oatmeal (the finely ground one)

–       Two tablespoon of sour cream

How to make the facial mask:

–       Mix the oatmeal and yeast and aside them until they are set.

–       Place the honey into a bowl or glass and dip into hot water until it gets warm.

–       Cut the peeled cucumber into cubes.

–       Mash the cucumber in a blender.

–       Add the set oatmeal and yeast.

–       Mix again until your get the facial mask paste.

–       Spread the facial mask evenly onto your face and let it sit in about 20 minutes.

–       Get relaxed by lying down your body comfortably.

–       Wash your face with warm water after the mask removed. End it by splashing cold water to your face.

–       Tapping your face with clean towel until it gets dry.

Pay Attention to Some Cautions

When you are going to choose one of the homemade cucumber face mask recipes above, it is better to pay attention to every ingredient of the facial mask. You should make sure that each of the ingredients is safe for your skin, especially if you tend to get allergic to certain ingredient.

Some ingredients like lemon, orange, lime, etc. may contain citric acid. It is better to follow the instruction of how much you can get them into your facial mask. Don’t be too much because the acid may burn your skin. Typically with those who have sensitive skin, you should be aware of the ingredients.

Besides, you also should be careful with the powerful stuff like essential oils. Pay attention about how much you can put them in maximum amount. It is good to make some test into your skin.

Put a little bit ingredients in hidden area like on the back of the ear. It will show you about how your skin reacts to certain ingredients. Therefore, be selective to choose the ingredients so you can make the facial mask that works best to treat your skin.

Choose the ingredients that will be perfect for your skin types; dry, oily, normal or sensitive. The recipes above are in those options. So, which homemade cucumbers face mask recipes you like most and will be suitable with your skin type?

Just try the recipes and be naturally beautiful. You can try more than one recipe that will make your skin try different ingredients for natural beauty.

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