For years, cucumber has been known as a cooling veg which is great for the skin, and many a facial is completed with a couple of slices on your eyes to reduce puffiness. However, those who are ‘in-the-know’ know that cucumber is great for the skin in so many ways, which is why it’s used as an ingredient in many of our most popular products. Here’s a list of some of the best of them:
This lightweight, oil-free lotion from Dermalogica offers daily moisture protection to actively combat surface dehydration. Soothing extracts of lavender, mallow and cucumber provide deep hydration while silk amino acids and a unique combination of plant extracts to help smooth and improve the skin’s texture.
This creamy cleanser is made from a base of natural kaolin and green clays and utilises cucumber extracts to soothe irritation and revitalise tired skin. The unique clay formula thoroughly removes dead cell debris and absorbs excess oils while soothing milk proteins and menthol help calm aggravated skin.
A dehydrated area can mean that you suffer from dark circles and more fine lines and wrinkles – Dermalogica Intensive Eye Repair is an ultra-rich cream designed to help diminish dry lines and repair skin damage around the delicate eye area. Skin-replenishing phytonutrients and eye-soothing botanicals of cucumber reinforce the skin’s natural hydration and leave the eye area refreshed.
This ultra-light toning spray contains ingredients which bind to moisture and ensure maximum hydration for the skin. Cucumber extracts help keep skin smooth and refreshed, making it ideal for rehydrating skin after air travel. It’s formulated without artificial fragrances and colours, so you can be assured that your skin is being touched by only natural ingredients.
This masque from Dermalogica uses a beautifully-combined selection of botanical ingredients, including cucumber, arnica, bitter orange and hops to give the skin a deep wash of moisture. It restores critical moisture to dry skin without unwanted oiliness, helping to restore suppleness and reduce the appearance of fine, dry lines and is suitable for all skin types.