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Soothing and nourishing DIY cucumber face mask

Cucumber is a great ingredient for organic beauty recipes because of its soothing, hydrating, and cooling effects. This soothing and nourishing DIY cucumber face mask recipe includes ingredients like aloe vera. It will help get rid of puffiness around the eyes and will help hydrate the skin.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this recipe.

Aloe vera:

It has historically been used to treat skin conditions of many kinds, including burns and dark spots. Aloe vera has potent anti-inflammatory properties.

Cucumbers:

They are often used in organic beauty because of their hydrating and cooling properties. Cucumbers are about 95% percent water, which explains why they are so good for hydration.

Glycerin:

Due to its outstanding moisturizing properties, glycerine is commonly used in skin care products. Glycerine is a trihydroxy sugar alcohol. Glycerine can be natural or synthetic. Natural glycerine is produced as a result of hydrolysis of animal or vegetable fats.

Process the following ingredients in a blender at low speed for 1 minute.
1/2  cucumber peeled
3 tbsp of organic aloe vera gel
2 tbsp or pure natural glycerin

Blend until creamy smooth

How to use options:

1.Transfer to ice cube tray and freeze.

When you want to use it, simply take out a cube, let it thaw completely, then apply it on the face and around the eyes. Leave on for 10-15 minutes. You will start to feel the soothing effects.

2. Refrigerate for 1 hour and apply on face with a fan brush. Leave on 10-15 minutes.

3. Pour the mixture on a compressed sheet mask and use as a sheet mask for 30 minutes.

We recommend IQ Natural organic aloe vera gel.

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Note: If it gets in your eyes, wash with cold water immediately.

AS ALWAYS: Check with your health practitioner before you try this recipe. This organic beauty recipe is not meant to replace any treatment or drugs you are taking.

For the health benefits of aloe vera.
For the best sun spot remedies.
For a radiant skin aloe vera drink.

REFERENCES:
1. “DIY Cooling Cucumber Mask.” The Paleo Mama. The Paleo Mama, n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.

2. “Aloe Vera.” NCCAM. NCCAM, n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.
3. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Vegetable Oil, Coconut.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.

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