Saturday, September 26, 2009

Cucumber for skin care. Part 2.

Cucumber for skin careCucumber masks for normal skin

• Grate a small cucumber and add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon milk and 1 tablespoon of non-fat cottage cheese. Mix all ingridients thoroughly. Apply the paste on your face. In 15 minutes wash it off with cool water.

• Take 3 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice and mix with 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Apply the mixture on the face with a wad of cotton wool. In 30 minutes rinse the face with warm water.

• Grate the half of fresh cucumber and half of raw potato. Mix vegetable gruels and apply this vegetable "smoothie" on the face, neck and décolleté. Keep for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water and clean the skin with towel carefully. Then apply olive or almond oil on the skin. In 20-30 minutes clean your face, neck and décolleté area with a napkin.

Cucumber masks for oily skin

• Grate a half of the medium-sized cucumber and mix with 1 tablespoon of the protein. If you wish you can add some non-carbonated mineral water. Apply the paste on the face and leave for 10 minutes. Then rinse with cool water.

• Take 2 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice, add the 1 beaten egg white, and stir everything well. Apply the mixture on the face and keep for 15 minutes. Then rinse with cool water.

• To cleanse oily skin you can use the next mixture: cucumber juice mixed with vodka in the ratio of 4:1.

• Grate a half of the medium-sized cucumber and pour with vodka (1:2). Infuse for 3-4 hours. Then filter, and dilute with non-carbonated mineral water. Wipe your face in the morning and evening.

Cucumber masks for wrinkled and flabby skin

• Take 2 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice and 2 tablespoons of rose water, add 1 tablespoon of fat cream. Foam the mixture in the blender to the consistency of. Apply the mask on the face and keep for 5-10 minutes. Then remove the oily mixture with napkin and wipe the skin with a wad of cotton wool wet in rose water.

• Mix 1 tablespoon of the grated cucumber with 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply on face for 10 minutes, and then rinse with cool water.