Cucumber extract in cosmetics.
Cucumber is a fruit obtained from the Cucumis Savitus plant from the Cucurbitaceae family.
Cucumber extract has always been used in beauty treatments due to its high content of water, vitamins and minerals that help the skin look healthier, hydrated, younger and smoother.
Its application in cosmetic products is diverse. We can find it in masks, eye and lip contours, facial creams, soaps… etc.
Benefits of cucumber extract for the skin
As we have already mentioned, the benefits of cucumber extract for the skin are numerous thanks to its high content of water, vitamin E, natural oils and other minerals that make it the perfect ally for hydrate and repair the skin from both external factors and the consequences of the passage of time.
The main characteristics of the benefits of cucumber extract are:
– Moisturizing and protective action. Cucumber extract is mainly composed of a large percentage of water, exactly 97%. Therefore, it has an ultra moisturizing and nourishing effect on the skin , preventing water loss and slowing down dehydration.
– Anti- aging action. The presence of vitamins A, C and E in cucumber extract implies the existence of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that slow down and prevent the appearance of the different signs of aging, keeping the skin young and hydrated and favoring the production of collagen and elastin.
– Helps reduce dark circles and bags around the eyes by refreshing the skin and helping reduce inflammation in this delicate area.
– Prevents acne thanks to its astringent properties that help control and reduce excess oil on the skin.
– Photoprotective action. Protects the skin from free radicals, preventing premature aging of the skin and providing luminosity to the skin.
-Relieves the effects caused by sunburn, such as irritation and dryness, thanks to its refreshing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Which products in the C+E Max range contain cucumber extract?
Eye & Lips Contour . Contains cucumber extract in its formulation with a moisturizing, refreshing, decongestant and antioxidant action. In addition, it regulates the loss of water in the skin thanks to its carbohydrates and vitamins.