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Calming Cucumber Power
The latest beauty ingredient to make it's resurgence for it's amazing calming and anti-inflamatory properties is the humble cucumber. Cucumber has always been renowned for it's natural cooling and theraputic properties especially as a well known DIY cucumber eye patches to de-puff tired eyes. Now we are seeing a number of companies once again embrace this wonder vegetable and it has made it's way into some fantastic new products.
We've picked out a few of our favorites as a must try addition to your summer beauty routine...
Sunday Riley Martian Mattifying Melting Water-Gel Toner
Start off your make-up routine in the mornings with this cooling toner that helps smooth skin, clarify your complexion and create the perfect surface for your foundation
$55 from Sephora
Korres De-Puffing Cucumber Eye Mask
Revive tired eyes with this gel mask that instantly de-puffs and helps reduce dark circles.
With soothing ingredients like cucumber, calendula and chamomile this mask smells and feels like the perfect spa treatment for your eyes.
$12 from KorresUsa.com
Yes To Cucumbers Micellar Cleansing Water
No need to use water with this super easy cleanser.
Micellar water has become the go to product for removing makeup and dirt with one easy swipe. The addition of cucumber in this product gives a soothing and cooling sensation which is perfect for making tired skin feel refreshed and clean.
$9 at Ulta
Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask
This bright green potion is the perfect remedy for tired, dull skin. With aromatic ingredients like cucumber, chamomile, orange, lemon and aloe vera it not refreshes and soothes irrated skin but also gives all your senses a calming experience.
For an extra soothing, cooling experience try popping it in the refrigerator for a while before you put it on your face.
$45 at Sephora.com
Amarte Aqua Veil Pure Hydration Serum
Korean based skin care brand Amarte has this amazing cucmber-infused hydrating serum that has a beautiful cucumber scent.
This ultra light serum absorbs instantly into the skin giving skin a youthful radiance with it's soothing botanical blend of ingredients.
$57 from Amarte.com
Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant Deodorant
Feeling fresh and cool is what you want from your deoderant, and this product delivers with it's addition of cooling cucumber and it has a lovely light cucumber scent.
$5 at Target
Mario Badescu Facial Spray
Made with aloe, cucumber and green tea extracts, this facial mist spray delivers a cooling boost of hydration and antioxidants to protect and soothe skin.
$7 at Ulta