Friday, July 8, 2011

How YOU can have Healthy Glowing Skin Naturally.....

Keep your skin looking its best as you get older

For both men and women, the aging process can cause the skin to go through many different changes. According to health sources cucumber juice is beneficial for both skin and hair.

Skin Benefits of CucumberCucumber is rich in silica, a mineral that strengthens connective tissues, like tendons, muscles, cartilage, bones, and ligaments. It is also reported that silica is good for hair growth,complexion,skin elasticity, and fingernails.
It is important to use cucumbers which do not require peeling because you lose much of the silica and other beneficial properties which are in the skin of cucumber.

Tips for Preparing Cucumbers:
Unwaxed cucumbers do not need to be peeled but should be washed before cutting. Waxed cucumbers should always be peeled first. Cucumbers can be sliced, diced or cut into sticks. 

To have a healthy glowing and smooth skin use this recipe
Blend 4 - 5 leafs of fresh mint.
Peel and deseed the cucumber.
Add mint leaves to the cucumber to make a puree.
Beat egg white and keep it separate, then add this egg white to the cucumber mixture.
Apply this evenly on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse it with water and pat it dry.

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