Health and beauty benefits of cucumbers

Beauty benefits of cucumbers

A humble cucumber has high water content and key ingredients for a long lasting beauty regime, natural hydration and glowing skin. This skin beneficial qualities like silica and pH same as the skin are the main reasons why a cucumbers are able to improve the complexion and health of the skin. You can revitalize your skin with mask made of cucumbers, yogurt, honey, aloe vera gel and lemon juice, or put slices of cucumber on your eyes to control puffiness. This wonderful beauty aid mixed with rosemary essential oil and egg white is a great anti-blemish face mask. Cucumbers can be used to treat open pores, just mix it with a apple cider vinegar and tomato pulp.

PrincipleValues*
Energy45 cal
Carbohydrates10.8 gr
Protein2.1 gr
Total Fat0.3 gr
Dietary Fiber1.5 gr
Vitamins
Folates6 %
Niacin0 %
Pantothenic acid15 %
Pyridoxine9 %
Riboflavin9 %
Thiamin6 %
Vitamin A10.5 %
Vitamin C13.5 %
Vitamin K40.8 %
Electrolytes
Potassium9 %
Minerals
Calcium4.8 %
Iron10.5 %
Magnesium9 %
Manganese10.5 %
Phosphorus9 %
Zinc6 %

*Nutritive Value per Piece (300 g)

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calories diet.

Cucumber home remedy for acne

Take half of the cucumber and 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt. Blend until smooth and then apply on skin. Rinse it off after 15 minutes. Repeat this three times a week.

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