June 30, 2015 1 min read

Whether you've got oily or dry skin, cucumber will benefit your pretty mug. Try one of these easy mask recipes and reap all the benefits of the uber-hydrating and anti-inflammatory cuke. Your skin will feel soft and refreshed.

Cucumber & Mint Face Mask for Oily Skin

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • a few crushed mint leaves
  • the white of 1 egg
  • 2 tsp of lemon juice
  • optional - a drop of lemongrass or juniper essential oil, both great for toning oily skin.

Directions:

  1. Remove the seeds from the cucumber.
  2. Blend everything up until its nice and frothy.
  3. Leave it in the fridge for 30 minutes to cool.
  4. Apply to the face (make sure you tie your hair back) and relax for 15 minutes.
  5. Rinse with cool water.

Cucumber & Aloe Face Mask for Dry Skin ​

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • ​2 tbsp aloe vera
  • optional - a drop of rose, geranium, or lavender essential oil. All wonderful for dry skin.

Directions:

    1. Remove the seeds from the cucumber before blending everything into a paste.
    2. Leave in the fridge for 30 minutes to cool.
    3. Apply to the face and relax for 15 minutes.
    4. Rinse with cool water.

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