Oda cucumber
 Cucumber - good cosmetic. The mask of fresh cucumber cleans, tones and whitens the skin. Cucumber lotion good tone the skin, make it supple and clear, rid of blackheads.

During the four millennia cucumber is very popular among the peoples of India, Greece, Egypt. They used it as food were used as a medicine and as a cosmetic. And this is no accident!

In cucumber contains a lot of water, so they help cleanse the body from the inside and outside moisture. Furthermore, these miracle vegetables contain calcium and vitamin C. Chemically calcium are very active and can successfully compete with the radionuclides and other heavy metals at all stages of metabolism. Vitamin C is essential for the synthesis of collagen, which forms a lattice structure that gives skin its strength. In addition, vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, helps to restore skin damage caused by free radicals.

Due to the content of biologically active substances (vitamins A, B and C, potassium, sulfur, manganese, iodine, cobalt, etc.), cucumber helps fight various cosmetic imperfections.

Cucumber 'drugs'

 Oda cucumber
 Cucumber masks and lotions soften and smooth the skin, have a lifting effect.

Dry skin

• 1 tablespoon grated pulp of the cucumber, mix with the same amount of sour cream. The resulting mixture was put on the face and neck and hold for 15 minutes. This recipe is desirable to two times a week.

• Mix 3-4 tablespoons of grated cucumber with 2 tablespoons of sour cream, apply the pulp on your face and neck. After 20 minutes, rinse with water.

• Mix in a blender: 1 medium sized cucumber, half of the peaches or nectarines and a small carrot. Fruit and vegetable mixture dissolve 2 tablespoons of heavy cream. Apply on face and leave for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with warm water

• Grate cucumber medium size. Mix cucumber mass lanolin (1: 1). Mass accurately apply to face, neck and chest area. After 15-20 minutes, trim, massaging gently remove the mask with a cotton swab dipped in hot water. Wipe face with rose water.

Normal skin

• A small cucumber grate on fine grater. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon milk and 1 tablespoon of low-fat cottage cheese. All mix thoroughly. Apply the resulting paste on the face. Wash off after 15 minutes with cool water.

• Take 3 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice and mix with 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Apply the oily composition of the cotton swab on the face. After 30 minutes, rinse with warm water.

• Grate half cucumber and half a raw potato. Toss the vegetable pulp and Apply vegetable "sauce" on the face, neck and décolleté. Hold for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water and pat the skin well with a towel. Apply on skin olive or almond oil. After 20-30 minutes, blot wipe your face, neck and chest area.

Oily skin

• Half a cucumber medium size grate and mix with 1 tablespoon of the protein. If necessary, until the consistency of sour cream dilute mixture of non-carbonated mineral water. Apply the paste on your face and leave for 10 minutes. Then rinse with cool water.

• Take 2 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice, add it one beaten egg white and mix everything well. Apply the mixture on your face and keep for 15 minutes. Then rinse with cool water.

• To cleanse oily skin can use this mixture: the juice of cucumber mixed with vodka in 4: 1 ratio, and gently rubbed his face.

• Half a cucumber medium size grate and fill it with vodka (1: 2). Infuse for 3-4 hours. After strain, and half diluted mineral water without gas. Wipe face in the morning and evening.

Wrinkled and fading skin

• Take 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed cucumber juice and rose water. Add 1 tablespoon of heavy cream. Whisk all the blender until the consistency of the foam. Apply the "scum" on the face and keep for 5-10 minutes. Then remove the fatty tissue mixture and wipe the skin with a cotton swab dipped in rose water.

• Rub fresh grated cucumber and mix 1 tablespoon of the mass with 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply on face for 10 minutes, then rinse with cool water.
Author: Inna Sedykh