Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract adds moisture to the skin. It is a natural skin emollient and softener with cooling and tonic properties. Has a high content in minerals, potassium and sulfur helping to soften and hydrate the skin. Contains antioxidants, which help smoothen fine lines and wrinkles, and acts as a barrier preventing premature aging of the skin. The extract is rich in vitamin C. In small quantities it contains almost all B vitamins and carotene. Of the minerals, there is plenty of phosphorus, calcium, iron, manganese and iodine. It is low in sodium and high in potassium. It contains active substances that provide a high degree of hydration to the skin, so it is soft and velvety. It is especially suitable for the treatment of dry and dehydrated skin. It has a soothing effect on the skin.
INCI: Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract
“Phytochemical and therapeutic potential of cucumber”
- Fitoterapia, January 2013, Pages 227-236