Homemade Cucumber Face Packs

Homemade Cucumber Face Packs
Cucumbers can be used on skin in many ways. They are high in vitamin A and C, manganese, potassium, silica, sulfur and also has a high amount of antioxidants. Cucumbers work as astringents and cool the skin. It also lightens the skin tone. Cucumber juice is quite useful for taking care of excessive oiliness, apply it regularly if you have oily skin and it will reduce the oiliness. Cucumber contains phytochemical which are known to tighten the skin and keeping wrinkles at bay. Cucumbers makes the skin fresh, younger and delays the aging process. Cucumber is good for all skin types, it hydrates in some packs while mattifies in other packs so both dry and oily skin types can use it.Homemade Cucumber Face Packs

1. Cucumber, Coconut Water and Milk Face Pack: 

Combine 2 tbsp of cucumber juice, 2 tbsp of coconut water and 2 tbsp of raw milk and apply this mixture on face and neck with a cotton ball. Rinse off after 15 minutes. This pack gives soft and glowing skin.

2. Cucumber and Tomato Face Pack:

An amazing face pack for removing sun tan and giving glowing skin- combine equal amounts of cucumber juice (by squeezing cucumber after grating it), tomato juice and natural rose water. Use this mixture daily for about 15-20 minutes, it eventually clears sun tan and gives a glowing skin. You can even mix fuller’s earth (multani mitti) to this mixture to get rid of pigmentation and soothe sun burned skin.Homemade Cucumber Face Packs3. Cucumber and Yogurt Face Pack:

Peel half a cucumber and cut it into tiny little cubes and remove the seeds. Put the cucumber pieces into a blender and make a smooth paste. Add 2 tbsp of yogurt and 1 tbsp of milk powder and blend well. Spread this pack evenly on your face and neck after washing your face. Let it sit for about 10-15 minutes and rinse off with cold water. Cold water closes pores and tightens the skin.

4. Cucumber and Oatmeal Moisturizing Face Pack: 

This pack will brighten dull skin and moisturize the skin by exfoliating dead skin cells and cleansing the facial pores. Mix 1/2 cucumber (blend it first to make a purée of it), 1 tsp of olive oil, 2 or 3 tbsp of oatmeal and 1 tbsp of honey. Make a smooth paste of all the ingredients and apply to clean face and neck. Relax with it for 20 minutes and then wash it off.

5. Cucumber, Egg White and Corn Flour Face Pack: 

Combine 2 tbsp cucumber juice, egg white of one egg and 2 tbsp of corn flour (makke ka atta) and make a thick paste. Apply this paste on clean face and rinse off after 20 minutes. This pack gives clean and clear skin, tightens pores, draws out skin impurities and is anti aging in nature. Use it once a week to get a clear soft skin.

6. Cucumber and Turmeric Face Pack: 

Mix 1 tbsp of cucumber juice, 1/2 tbsp of turmeric, 1/2 tbsp of rose water and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on to your face with a cotton ball and rinse it off after 30 minutes. This pack removes tanning and gives you brighter skin.

7. Cucumber, Rose Water and Lime Juice Face Pack:

This pack can double up as a toner! Mix equal quantities of cucumber juice, rose water and lime juice (green limes) or lemon juice. Apply it to your face and leave it overnight. This pack or toner clears the complexion and keeps the skin healthy. This pack also treats dark circles if used daily, it also lightens and brightens skin tone. You can even apply this mixture before taking bath and rinse it off after 30 minutes.

8. Cucumber Pulp and Curd Face Pack:

Mix equal amounts of cucumber pulp (you can grate half a cucumber to make a pulp) and curd. Apply it to your face and neck for 20 minutes. This face pack whitens skin tone, reduces tan as well as gives a natural shine to your skin.

9. Cucumber Face Pack for Oily Skin:

Combine 1/2 cucumber, 1 egg white, 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp dried mint leaves (fresh one will also do) in a blender and blend all the ingredients well. Refrigerate this pack for about 10 minutes to get a cooling effect, apply it to face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and then cool water. This pack is great for oily skin types and keeps skin oil free for a good amount of time.

10. Cucumber and Vinegar Face Pack:

Combine 1 tbsp cucumber, 1/2 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp mint juice and 1/2 tbsp vinegar (you can use regular vinegar or apple cider vinegar to get better results) in a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well and apply it with a cotton ball on your face and neck. Wash off after 15-20 minutes. This pack is great for giving glowing and soft skin.

And lastly, don’t forget to check my easy vitamin C toner for glowing skin made out of cucumber and tomato pulp.Homemade Cucumber Face PacksHope you found this post helpful! Do share your comments if you have any more face pack ideas using cucumber.












33 Comments on Homemade Cucumber Face Packs

  1. Saniya@beautynbuzz
    September 8, 2014 at 12:46 am (3 years ago)

    Awesome post hun…I love cucumber for skin…will surely try face pack for oily skin :) <3

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:15 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Saniya, do try it out!! :-))

      Reply
  2. Jhilmil D Saha
    September 8, 2014 at 12:09 pm (3 years ago)

    Such a beautiful post Arzoo…informative, nicely written and really worth the try

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:19 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Jhilmil :-))

      Reply
  3. Shivi@COSMOCHICS
    September 8, 2014 at 1:48 pm (3 years ago)

    Yes apart from eating i too like it using for my skincare!
    Loved ur ways! thanks for sharing :)

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:45 pm (3 years ago)

      Glad you liked it Shivi :-*

      Reply
  4. purva@planetbeauties
    September 8, 2014 at 4:26 pm (3 years ago)

    am so trying this arzoo..thanks a tonne for sharing babe :)

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:46 pm (3 years ago)

      Do try them out Purva, glad you liked it!!

      Reply
  5. mily
    September 8, 2014 at 9:45 pm (3 years ago)

    biggest fan of home-made cucumber skincare..i use cucumber water as a toner all the time!

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:47 pm (3 years ago)

      That’s great Mily, it does make a lot of difference if used daily.

      Reply
  6. srinjla
    September 8, 2014 at 10:55 pm (3 years ago)

    awesome post
    will try these face packs

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:49 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks!

      Reply
  7. Nisha@ThePinkTrends
    September 8, 2014 at 11:38 pm (3 years ago)

    I love cucumber face packs.. it has so many advantages.. :)

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:53 pm (3 years ago)

      I too love it!!

      Reply
  8. Richa Saxena
    September 8, 2014 at 11:40 pm (3 years ago)

    Those are some great options you have listed out Babe! I am definitely giving some of these a try..Thanks for listing them out Arzoo :)

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 12:54 pm (3 years ago)

      Do try some of these masks out Richa, I’m sure you’ll love the effects.

      Reply
  9. Vaishu
    September 9, 2014 at 12:21 am (3 years ago)

    I like cucumber.. I mostly eat it with salt n spices :P No. 2,5 and 7 … am gng to try this very soon… and haan i am trying that vitamin e one and i think its working :D but lets see.. Once when this fever n cold leaves me i ll try it again n tell u :D

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 9, 2014 at 1:05 pm (3 years ago)

      High 5, I too eat it with salt and spices ;-) ya do try them out. It definitely works, just be consistent with it.

      Reply
      • Vaishu
        September 11, 2014 at 1:06 am (3 years ago)

        haha high 5 :highfive: sure thnk u for such lovely tips <3

        Reply
  10. Niesha
    September 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm (3 years ago)

    Great post dear!! I like cucumbers for the face. They are really good for the oily skin!

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 10, 2014 at 9:56 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Niesh!!

      Reply
  11. tarry
    September 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm (3 years ago)

    i always love your DIY posts Arzoo. They are so helpful.
    Loved this post as well… Cucumber definitely does wonders to the skin…

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 10, 2014 at 9:57 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks a ton Tarry :-*

      Reply
  12. Shailja@BeABrideEveryday
    September 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm (3 years ago)

    These are so beneficial packs, I prefer to use cucumber in my skin care routine. Thanks a lot for sharing them Arzoo !

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 10, 2014 at 10:01 pm (3 years ago)

      Glad you liked them Shailja :-D

      Reply
  13. Fiona
    September 10, 2014 at 8:17 pm (3 years ago)

    Awesome post Arzoo. :inlove:

    Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 10, 2014 at 10:02 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Fiona :)

      Reply
    • Arzoo
      September 10, 2014 at 10:03 pm (3 years ago)

      Glad you liked it Hira.

      Reply
  14. nausheen
    September 11, 2014 at 5:42 pm (3 years ago)

    Nice one dear, cucumber are best for summers….i use it almost everyday :)

    Reply
  15. Sandra Williams
    September 28, 2014 at 9:53 am (3 years ago)

    Cucumber pack is a great for the skin lightening. It is also effective for healing the effects of sunburn.Cucumber juice mixed with lemon juice and some turmeric powder, face pack is best for those who have oily skin. :-)) :yes:

    Reply
  16. Manisha
    October 27, 2014 at 7:51 am (3 years ago)

    Awesome post. Love these packs…they are easy to make.best part is everything is available at home

    Reply
  17. NIDS
    June 3, 2016 at 1:00 am (1 year ago)

    Very useful information.will try .thank u

    Reply

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