Hold on...You Can Do What With A Cucumber?!

Posted by Kristie Glenn on

You can get a cucumber for less than $1 at the grocery store.  Those cucumbers can be used for much more than just a topping to your salad.  I bet you didn't know you could do all of this with a cucumber? 

~ Depuff - We always see ladies in magazine or on tv with cucumber slices on their eyes, right?!  The properties in a cucumber helps to tighten collagen which decreases the puffiness in your eyes.  Lean your head back, put the slices on your eyes for 15 minutes and see the bags disappear!  

~ Fragrance - Ever notice that cucumber is an ingredient in some of your favorite body sprays?!  Save yourself some money by making your own fragrance.  Mix a cut up cucumber with water in a spray bottle and let it marinate in the fridge for a day.  The next day just shake it up and spray yourself.  It will cool you off and give you a cucumber scent.  You can spray your hair too!

~ Drink it.  You can drink the same mixture you made in the fridge for the fragrance.  Cucumber water takes refreshing and its natural diuretic properties helps with belly bloat as well.

~ Defogger.  Rub cucumber slices across bathroom mirror to keep it from fogging up during the shower!  Make way for a fog free bathroom to put on your makeup!

~Sunburn!  Rub cucumbers on your sunburns or even skin burns to soothe and help heal the area.

~ Get energized! Cucumbers are made of a wide variety of vitamins and have a high water content.  It's a great natural way to get energy.

~Hangover Remedy - Try eating some cucumber slices before going to bed after a night of cocktails.  It will take away the headache hangover in the morning.  

~Polished pumps!  Run cucumber slices across shoes to clean your heels.  The chemicals remove the dirt and it helps water.

Spare $1 the next time you're at the grocery store or use the one that has been in your vegetable drawer! Happy Cucumbering!