Cucumber and Tomato Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Glowing skin attracts more eyeballs than a dull skin and it also enhance your personality. Although, the market is overflowing with beauty products which claims to give you white and bright skin but these products can rob your precious money without giving any result in return. Moreover, there can be side effects of the chemical ingredients which can increase your skin problems.

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So here we have listed two natural ingredients cucumber and tomato, which will not only give you a glowing skin but take care of your skin problems making it healthy.

Although, cucumber and tomato together is an effective treatment for skin tan but there are many other face packs which includes these ingredients which can treat a range of skin problems.

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  1. Cucumber with Aloe Vera

Cucumber is famous for its cooling and non irritating properties. When it is combined with the medicinal properties of Aloe Vera then it takes care of most of your skin problems like blemishes, pigmentation, dryness, dark circles, and tanning etc. at once.

How to make it

Grate one fourth of cucumber into a bowl and mix 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera gel or juice into it. Gently apply this mixture on your face and neck area. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.

  1. Cucumber with Besan

Besan or gram flour is a natural scrub and when it is mixed with cucumber then it can remove the dead skin cells and replenishes the lost moisture in skin.

How to make it

Take 3 tablespoon cucumber juice and 2 tablespoon besan into a small bowl and make a paste out of it. Apply it evenly on your face and neck. Let it dry for 20 – 30 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Splash some cold water after that to close the skin pores.

  1. Cucumber with curd

Curd is natural bleach and it can be used as it is but if it is mixed with cucumber then it can easily treat acne and removes excessive oil. This pack is best for people with sensitive skin.

How to make it

You can either grate a cucumber or use its juice. Mix it with 2 tablespoon of curd. Apply it on your face and let it rest for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water and pat dry.

  1. Cucumber with potato

Cucumber and potato both have skin lightening properties and regular use of this face pack can remove sun tan and give an even tone to your skin.

How to make it

Take 1 tablespoon cucumber juice and 1 tablespoon potato juice. Mix it well and apply it on your face and neck with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it for 10 – 15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.

  1. Cucumber with honey

This is a simple but effective recipe for dry skin as it contains honey along with cucumber which locks the moisture into the skin and makes it soft and flexible.

How to make it

Take 1 tablespoon cucumber juice, half tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon oats in a small bowl. Mix it to form a paste and gently rub it on your face and neck area in circular motion. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water followed by splash of cold water.

  1. Cucumber with lemon

This is a quick remedy for oily skin and tanning. Lemon removes the excess oil and lightens the skin while cucumber juice moisturizes the skin and improves its texture.

How to make it

Take 1 tablespoon freshly prepared lemon juice and 3 tablespoon cucumber juice. Mix it well, dab a cotton ball into the mixture and apply it evenly on your face and neck region. Let it dry for 10 – 15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.

  1. Cucumber with turmeric

Turmeric is known for its medicinal properties and it can cure many skin problems if used regularly. It is suitable for oily and normal skin. Regular use of this pack will lighten your skin tone and control oil production in skin.

How to make it

Grate half of cucumber and add 1 tablespoon lemon juice along with pinch of turmeric. Apply this mixture on face and neck. Wash it off with lukewarm water after 15 minutes.

Here are some tomato face masks:

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  1. Tomato with lemon juice

Tomato is a natural astringent and helps in deep cleaning skin pores. When it is combined with lemon extract, it lightens the skin tone and increases its radiance.

How to make it

You need 1 overripe tomato and half lemon. Mash the tomato into a bowl and squeeze the lemon into it. Massage this mixture on your face for few minutes and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and pat dry.

  1. Tomato with fuller’s earth

This face pack easily gets rid of blackheads and whiteheads from the T-zone. It also reduces the oiliness from the skin and nourishes it. You need to be cautious while it dries because if you make any facial movements while it get dries then it can lead to wrinkles on your skin.

How to make it

Take 2 tablespoon fuller’s earth and 2 tablespoon tomato juice. Mix it thoroughly to form a paste. Apply the paste evenly on your face and neck. You can massage the T-zone for few seconds and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.

  1. Tomato with butter milk

You must use this to get a healthy glow on your skin. Both ingredients work effectively on your pigmentation and nourish it deeply.

How to make it

Just squeeze out the tomato juice from an overripe tomato in a small bowl and mix 3 tablespoon of buttermilk in it. Dab a cotton ball or use your fingers to apply the mixture on your face. Let it dry for 30 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.

  1. Tomato with besan

The best part of this pack is that you can also use it as body scrub and not just for your face. The granular texture of besan gently exfoliates the skin and makes your skin shine.

How to make it

Squeeze out the tomato juice into a small bowl and add pinch of turmeric, 2 tablespoon gram flour (besan), half tablespoon honey and 1 teaspoon yogurt. Mix thoroughly to make a consistent paste. Apply it on your face and other parts of the body. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

  1. Tomato with honey

This pack is a quick fix for blemishes if used twice a week on regular basis. The natural astringent of tomato lightens the blemishes and honey increase the healing process of skin.

How to make it

Just mix 2 tablespoon tomato juice with 1 teaspoon honey and apply it on your face. Massage your face with your fingers in a circular motion especially on the problem areas. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

  1. Tomato with potato

These both ingredients have bleaching properties and it fights off the sun tan very effectively when combined together. So if you have formed a layer of tan on your face due to constant sun exposure then you must try it out.

How to make it

Grate a small potato in a bowl and squeeze out the tomato juice into it. Apply this mixture on your skin evenly. It can irritate slightly at first but regular use of this treatment surely clear off the tanned skin.

  1. Tomato with aloe vera

This is a perfect treatment for dark circles and puffy eyes as the anti-inflammatory properties of Aloe Vera reduce the swelling under the eyes while tomato juice takes care of the darkened area.

How to make it

Mix 1 tablespoon tomato juice with some aloe vera gel and mix it well. Apply it on the affected regions and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and pat dry.

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