Make the most of the cucumber this month! You can take care of your skin cheaply and ultra efficiently using this salad vegetable!
Recipe #1: A scrub for the body
Ingredients: 1/2 cucumber - a few basil leaves - 2 tbsp. olive oil - 4 tbsp. tablespoons sugar
After peeling and cutting your half cucumber, place the peel in a blender, add a few basil leaves and mix. Once the preparation is puréeed, pour it into a bowl then add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 4 tablespoons of sugar (to be adapted according to the desired texture). Mix everything and apply the scrub in a circular motion on the body. Then, rinse.
The dead skin is gone; thanks to the oil contained in the scrub, your skin will be soft and hydrated.
Recipe #2: A concealer balm
Ingredients: 1/2 cucumber - Vaseline (or other lip balms)
After peeling and cutting your half cucumber, place the peels in a blender. Once the cucumber is mixed, pour the mixture into a bowl and add the Vaseline until a thick cream is obtained. Mix everything. Leave the balm one hour in the fridge then apply it under the eyes. Leave for about fifteen minutes then rinse thoroughly.
These two associated products decongest the eyes, smooth the puffiness and reduce fine lines. To your glowing eyes!
Recipe #3: An anti-acne mask
After peeling and cutting your half cucumber, place the peels in a blender. Add a half plain yogurt (or a white cheese). Blend everything until you have a smooth cream. Apply on the face, avoiding the eye area. Leave for about fifteen minutes then rinse thoroughly.
Full of water, the cucumber will moisturize and cleanse your skin. Bye-bye to dull complexion; your face will be instantly brighter!
All these recipes must be kept cool and used within one week of preparation.
Check out the video above for the full tutorial!
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