Ever wonder why you always see cucumber slices on the eyes of spa goers? Well here’s why: it’s a scientifically driven move!
One of the most well-known ingredients for anti-inflammatory products is Cucumber or Cucumber Extract. This household fruit is made up of 90% water and is a popular remedy for irritation.
The scientific name for Cucumber Extract is Cucumis sativus and is mainly used in cosmetic and skin care products to soothe and calm the skin. It can help reduce swelling and any other irritation which is why cucumber slices are placed on individuals getting facials. The slices not only help keep the product out of the eyes but it also cools and calms the skin as the mask is working.
Besides being known for the immediate effects felt by directly applying the actual fruit to your skin, Cucumber Extract has also been found to have minerals that provide other benefits as well. This is why the use of Cucumber Extract in our products is just as beneficial as sticking a couple of slices over your eyes. Some of the minerals found in cucumbers include magnesium, potassium, and silica – all of which can be found in many of our other products. Silica is especially known to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and can be found in our Recover products.
Seacret uses the extract in our formulas to add the anti-itch and anti-inflammatory properties of cucumbers to our skin care products. This makes using these products a calming and soothing experience.
Here’s a list of some of the Seacret products that contain Cucumber Extract:
- Men’s Oil Free Hydration Gel
- Mineral-Rich Peeling Gel
- Essential Moisture Face Cream
- Balancing Facial Serum
- Regain Age-Defying Eye Cream
Experience the cool, calming power of Cucumber with Seacret!