How to use :
As required, apply generously to the face, neck, and shoulders, or on any sunburn, for immediate relief and to assist the skin in its repair. Let dry without wiping.
Suitable for children and adults.
Do not spray in the eyes and do not drink.
Do not spray on open wounds or severe burns.
Cucumber Water benefits :
As a cosmetic ingredient, cucumber is known for these properties:
- Excellent moisturiser (upper layers of the epidermis) – it is an asset of choice for everyday care.
- Lightening – it contains enzymes that ensure a light complexion of the skin.
- Regenerating – it contains vitamins that are known to contribute to cell renewal, providing long-lasting protection over time.
- Purifying and astringent – it is known to unclog dilated pores and regulate excess sebum.
- Softener – it brings flexibility and comfort to sensitive and fragile skin.
- Refreshing – it reduces the sensation of “hot blow” following sunburn and soothes the skin prone to itching.
From the same family as the melon and the zucchini, the cucumber is native to the Himalayas. As far back as 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, an English herbalist, already knew the purifying and refreshing qualities of this fruit, noting in his journal that “it is excellent for the sunburns, the freckles and the desquamations”.
By the 18th century, women of the European nobility were making beauty masks with cucumber seeds to lighten their complexions.
Aloe Vera benefits :
Aloe vera doesn’t need any introduction; its amazing benefits are known around the world :
- Excellent moisturizer (upper layers of the epidermis) – it helps compensate for water loss in the skin.
- Nutritive – it gives the skin the vitamins and trace elements essential to its beauty.
- Skin repair – it stimulates the repair of the skin and takes care of skin prone to redness.
- Soothing – it relieves skin prone to irritation and itching.
- Its tensor and regenerating effects make it a great anti-aging product. Some of its active ingredients are known to stimulate the growth of fibroblasts, the synthesis of collagen and hyaluronic acid.
- Although very penetrating, it also creates a film on the surface of the skin, protecting against wind, salt, sun, and dirt.
- Purifying – it has a sanitising quality, resulting in it being used in a variety of cleaning products
- It is known to reduce brown spots and delay their appearance on the hands and face.
This plant was mentioned in some of the oldest medical texts in the world for its many healing and cosmetic properties. According to historians, Aristotle persuaded Alexander the Great to conquer the island of Socotra in Africa in order to collect sufficient quantities of aloe vera as a healing agent for his soldiers.
It is even said that Cleopatra secretly used aloe vera juice in her beauty bath …