Most of us the facial mist to keep the skin hydrated and refreshed. Some mists can be also used as a make up spray to set the make up. Facial Mists comes to the rescue when you are travelling and your face needs an instant boost of refreshment. These facial mists also do a great job of maintaining the PH balance of the skin and control the oil secretion. Hence it can be also used as a facial toner. Today we are going to discuss about how you can prepare a refreshing cucumber facial mist at home along with the ice cubes. We all know the benefits of cucumber of the skin. So without wasting a time lets head to the recipe.
Steps To Refreshing Cucumber Mist And Ice Cubes To Instantly Rejuvenate Your Skin:
In this step we would collect all the ingredients required for the recipe. Here you would need one peeled and diced cucumber, handful of fresh mint leaves, two tablespoon of Rose water and essential oils of your choice. You would also need a small spray bottle to store the mist. Cucumber is known as a natural cleanser and also helps to calm down the irritated skin. It helps to dissolve the blackheads , white heads and also tighten the skin pores due to its astringent properties. Mint contains anti inflammatory, anti oxidant and anti fungal properties, Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin C. It helps to reduce the oiliness and brighten up the skin. It also contains astringent properties which helps to tighten the skin pores and reduce acne as well. Rose water helps to maintain the PH level of the skin and hydrate it. Now lets move the to the second step.
In this step we would prepare the Refreshing Mist. For this we would take diced peeled cucumber and mint leaves. We would blend it in a grinder to get a smooth puree. Once done, strain the juice from this puree with the help of a strainer or a cheesecloth. Store the juice in a spray bottle and keep the pulp aside. Now add the rose water in this juice and few drops of essential oil. You can use any essential oil of your choice . If you have an oily skin you can choose tea tree oil or if you have a dry skin then you can choose lavender oil. Mix all the ingredients well and store this mixture in a fridge. Your Refreshing Cucumber mist is ready to use. You can spray it on your face after cleansing or you can even add it in your homemade facial masks.
In this step we would prepare the Refreshing ice cube. For that we would be using the leftover cucumber and mint pulp. Take the pulp in a bowl and add one tablespoon of rosewater in it. Now add few crushed mint leaves in it. Mix all the ingredients well . Pour this mixture into an ice cube tray and keep it in the freezer. Let it set for an hour and your Refreshing Ice Cubes would be ready to use. You can use these ice cubes to to massage your face every night. You can also add a tablespoon of brewed green tea or chamomile tea in facial mist and ice cubes for additional benefits.
Hope you like this recipe. Do try it and share your feedback with us.