Cucumber is one of the coolest fruit in nature and is used in various skincare applications for its calming, nutritive and soothing properties. This light, highly moisturizing oil can be used in a wide range of applications including soap making, masks, facials, body and massage oils, creams, lotions and serum.
Cucumber Oil much like the fruit helps to reduce inflamed skin and is very effective at cooling sunburnt skin.
Craftiviti’s 100% Pure Cucumber Seed Oil which is ideal as a home remedy for skin care and soap making.
Facts on our Cucumber Seed Oil
- INCI Name – Cucumis sativus
- Color – Colourless
- Type – Refined, Liquid, Odorless, Non-Greasy
- Ingredient(s) – Seed of Cucumber
- Extraction Method – Cold Pressed
- Origin – India
- Cautions: Not to be consumed
How does it benefit you?
- Reduces dark circles around the eyes
- Prevents blackheads and whiteheads
- Reduces pimples without leaving the skin dry
- Soothes sensitive, eczema, dermatitis and sunburnt skin
- Keeps hair strands strong and healthy
- Rich in Linoleic, Omega 6 and Fatty Acids
What is Carrier Oil?
Carrier oil is any oil used to dilute essential oil before being applied onto the skin. It is a vegetable oil derived from the fatty portion of a plant, which is usually from the seeds, kernels or nuts.
Application & Recipes
Apply to melt & pour soap base, liquid soap base or skincare recipes. It can be applied directly to the skin with the choice of essential oils. Dilute 1-2% of essential oil to 30ml carrier oil. Do a patch test on your skin prior to use.
Apply a 2% cucumber seed oil/carrier oil blend to inflamed areas for relief. You can use a half and half mixture of cucumber seed oil and sweet almond oil or this purpose, too.
Clears out acne
Add 2 to 3 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil to 1 teaspoon of cucumber seed oil and use it to get rid of acne. Their natural antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and sebum-controlling therapeutic properties will quickly heal the acne and help prevent future breakouts.
More DIY personal care materials and therapeutic crafts are available online and at our store at Craftiviti Sdn. Bhd. (10 Boulevard, Petaling Jaya, Selangor)