CUCUMBER PEEL EXTRACT
botanical name : Cucumis sativus
Plant part : Peel
country of origin : USA
processing method : Extraction
certification : USDA certified organic
Gentle for sensitive skin
Cooling effect on skin
Encourages cell regrowth
NUTRITIONAL CONTENT :
Use to reduce puffiness in face, and under eyes. Keep products in refrigerator to enhance cooling sensation.
BEAUTY HACKS :
HEALTH BENEFITS INCLUDE :
Cucumber extract is a powder made from the peels of the cucumber vegetable. The dark green skin contains the majority of a cucumber's antioxidants, insoluble fiber and potassium. The cucumber peel also holds most of its vitamin K. Cucumbers are well known for their hydrating and soothing skin care benefits. Cucumbers are rich in vitamins, polyphenols, polysaccharides, minerals and other nutrients. Cucumber extract has skin care benefits for all skin types. Cucumbers are known for their astringent properties and are good for oily skin but also very hydrating and anti-inflammatory.
Cucumber contains polysaccharides that are also found in aloe vera and are responsible for the hydrating and anti-inflammatory benefits in cucumbers. Polysaccharides create a gel like layer on your skin that acts as a barrier to attract and keep moisture in.Cucumbers are naturally cooling and astringent. Use fresh cucumber slices under your eyes to tighten and sooth the delicate skin there. The cooling effects of cucumber are great for calming sensitive skin types. Astringent properties help to balance oily skin and improve the appearance of large pores and acne.
Cucumber Peel extract is a great addition to skin care products, particularly facial care, for its anti-inflammatory and skin tightening properties. Cucumber is rich in vitamins, minerals, enzymes as well as a natural source of silica, which is essential for strong cell growth and repair. In addition, cucumber peel offers a natural source of antioxidants and helps protect against damage caused from UV exposure. Cucumber has natural antiseptic properties and is reputed as being helpful in the treatment of acne and blackheads, making it a great addition to your facial care products.