Cucumber Benefits For Your Eyes
Whats are cucumber benefits for your eyes?
Cucumber comprises many essential vitamins and minerals, enough to give you your daily dose of goodness. It contains Thiamine, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and minerals like calcium and magnesium, which are responsible for various body functions, including healthy vision. It is considered as one of the most effective beauty ingredient for taking care of the eyes. Cucumber has an anti-inflammatory effect that helps in reducing puffiness. The high water content helps in hydrating the skin and the cool temperature decreases the flow of blood to the space around your eyes. Together they can soothe the skin around your eyes and alleviate swelling.
You must have heard and seen many people putting cucumber slices on their eyes. It is a very common practice but a great one to instantly rejuvenate yourself and bring relief to tired eyes.
In Pure Natural Salon im using cucumber slices on your eyes while you are enjoying an herbal mask on your face!
Here are some benefits of using cucumber on the eyes to be used together with a good, natural eye treatment cream
1. Controls Puffiness
Cucumber has ascorbic and caffeic acid, which helps bring down the water retention rate, diminishing the swelling and puffiness around the eyes. Cut cucumber slices and refrigerate it for a while. It will help you relax and hydrate your eyes.
2. Fights Cellulite
Cucumber juice contains phytochemicals that aid in the production of collagen. Collagen is a fiber like protein responsible for skin elasticity and removes cellulite.
3. Reduces Dark Circles
The presence of antioxidants and silica in cucumber can help slow down dark circles. Though it is not a permanent solution to dark circles, it helps in lightening the skin around the eyes. The skin around our eyes is often discoloured. Cucumber helps in treating this and brings back the lost beauty on our faces.
4. Reduces Eye Wrinkles
Cucumber plays the role of a natural moisturiser when used together with a eye treatment gel
. The skin around the eyes is the thinnest in our body. Placing cucumber slices on the eyes helps in hydrating your eyes and the skin around. This in turn helps in reducing lines and wrinkles.
If you use your eye treatment gel twice a day, together with the cucumber slices once in a while, the skin around your eyes will look brighter and younger!