On hot summer days cucumbers are a pleasant refrigerate, but also help restore moisture to the skin and promote its renewal after sun exposure. Their effects comes to the fore in these two skin lotions that can make by yourself :
1. For the lotion to soothe the skin after sun, peel and slice a cucumber then put it in a strainer and squeeze out as much of his juice. Mix it with 4-5 tablespoon of coconut milk and put in the refrigerator, where it can stand for about a week. Instead of coconut milk you can also use yogurt or buttermilk, but in this case immediately use all the preparation.
2. For refreshing skin lotion you can use green tea: Boil a cup of green tea and cool it in the refrigerator before you mix it with the juice of cucumber (at ½ l of tea, add 2 tablespoons of juice from a cucumber). For a stronger hydration you can add a tablespoon of gel or juice of aloe vera. And use this lotion for up to one week.