Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family like melon, squash and pumpkins. The cucumber contains large amount of proteins, lipids, Vitamin C, and a variety of minerals. It is moisturizing and has emollient properties. It also has an astringent effect and can ease irritated and puffy skin. Cucumber extract can aid in the skin’s natural cell turnover and shedding and keep the skin looking fresh and young. Its astringent properties tights and revitalizes the skin. It helps reduce the physical signs of aging. The proteins and lipids found in the cucumber give smooths the skin.
Category: Botanical Extracts