7 Ways to Use Cucumbers in Your Beauty Routine

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1. Hair Mask

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This is for people who spend their summers by the pool.  Chlorine can be very damaging to your hair.  Add together 1 tsp. olive oil, 1 egg, and half a peeled cucumber.  Put it in a food processor until it is smooth then leave it in your hair for 10 minutes.  

2. Refreshing Summer Bath

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This is a little like a DIY summer bubble bath.  Fill the bathtub with cool or lukewarm water, then add 2 cups Epsom salt, about 4 to 5 sprigs of peppermint, and 1 sliced cucumber.

3. Sunburn Relief

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Putting cucumber slices on a sunburn is a healthy and natural way to soothe the affected area without any burning or itching.  

4. Eye Brightener

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This is the most well-known way to use cucumber in your beauty routine.  It’s in every movie about a girl who is spoiled rich, even though it only costs about one dollar for 10 treatments.  Just cut two cucumber slices and leave them on your eyes for 20 minutes.  

5. Rejuvenating Mask

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This is the easiest and common use for cucumber on your skin.  Just apply cucumber juice and lemon juice to your facial area.  This has been proven to highlight and improve complexion.

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6. Ingrown Hair and Acne Treatment

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I never thought that tomato juice and cucumber would go together, but mixing tomato juice, cucumber juice, apple cider vinegar, and aloe creates a mixture to help clear pores.  

7. Smile Creator

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This one is technically a beauty pro because a smile on your face is always better than a frown.  Cucumbers are the most unknown hangover cure.  Just eat a few slices of cucumbers before you go to bed and you will wake up in better shape the next morning then if you didn’t.  

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