Homemade Cooling Cucumber Mask Recipe;
Lately, I was working really hard. And there were dark circles around my eyes. I looked like I haven’t slept for a decade. And what is more, I had horrible bags under my eyes.
This was time to say stop to these tired looking eyes. So, I decided to search for some natural homemade mask recipes. And I stumbled upon homemade cooling cucumber mask ideas. Of course, there were tons of recipes out there. So, I decided to improvise with what I have at home. And I came up with this amazing all-natural DIY homemade cooling cucumber mask recipe.
You can find all the ingredients and how to prepare the mask below. Don’t worry. The ingredients of this mask are easily found in food stores.
So, this mask is food inspired. I decided to mix things up a little bit. We all know the benefits of coconut oil. But of course, I couldn’t apply coconut oil directly to my eyes. It will have horrible results. And my eyes will burn. I knew that.
So, I decided to mix the cucumber and coconut oil, and spice things a bit up with Aloe Vera. This way, I know that I will get the ultimate freshness on my eyes. Also, combination of these amazing ingredients in homemade cooling cucumber mask will help my dark circles disappear.
Let’s look at the homemade cooling cucumber mask recipe.
Homemade Cooling Cucumber Mask Ingredients:
- 1 medium or large cucumber
- 2 table spoons of coconut oil
- ¼ cup of Aloe Vera gel
- 8 drops of essential carrot seed oil (this ingredient is optional.)
Homemade Cooling Cucumber Mask Preparation:
Slice the cucumbers into thin pieces.
Add cucumber pieces, coconut oil, Aloe Vera gel, and essential carrot seed oil (optional) in a bowl.
Mix all the ingredients until you obtain a homogenous cream-like mixture.
Pour this mixture into ice cube trays.
Freeze the mixture. It is better to wait for one day for perfect ice cubes.
Enjoy your homemade cooling cucumber mask.
You can apply this amazing ice cube homemade cooling cucumber mask around your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes. Believe me, you will instantly feel relieved. Your eyes will rest. You will get refreshed.
Please note that if you are using carrot seed oil, you should avoid this oil to get into your eyes. Because carrot seed essential oil may create a burning feeling. In such cases, you should rinse your eyes with cool water without loosing any time. Other than that, this natural and homemade cooling cucumber mask is perfectly safe. And this natural cucumber eye mask will feel heavenly.
You should prepare some extra homemade cooling cucumber mask. So, in case of dark circle or eye bag emergency, you can take the mask our of the freezer and directly apply on your eyes.
You can keep this mixture in the freezer for 1 or 2 weeks. Also, you can use it every day. Try not to exceed recommended 10 or 15 minutes as the cold may irritate your eyes after some time.