Cucumbers have many precious benefits that can both soothe and soften your skin. For an easy DIY skin treatment or a mask simply place some cucumber slices over your eyes and face. You will have a refreshing feeling.
Cucumbers can help restore antioxidants in your skin as you get older, by reducing the damage caused by the wrinkles. Your skin can absorb antioxidants. Cucumbers are a source of cucurbitacins and cucumerin which fight aging and inflammation. They are also high in vitamin C and K. Vitamin K fights dark circles under the eyes. Cucumbers are also a source of vitamin A which controls your skin’s production of melanin and therefore fights dark spots.
Pantothenic acid is another important compound found in cucumbers which helps keep your skin moist.
Cucumbers are also a source of silica, which can fight wrinkles.
Ensure you always have some cucumbers at hand for your daily beauty routine!