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Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract

Also-called-like-this: Cucumber Fruit Extract
What-it-does: soothing, emollient


Cucumber is a nice, non-irritating plant extract that’s known for it’s soothing and emollient properties. It’s not something new to put it on our face: even Cleopatra used it to “preserve her skin”.

It’s commonly believed that cucumber is the answer to puffy eyes, but there is no research confirming this. What research does confirm is that it contains amino acids and organic acids that’s helpful for the skin’s acid mantle. There is also an enzyme (called shikimate dehydrigenase) in the pulp that’s shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.

Show me some proof

  • Leslie Baumann, MD, Cosmetic Dermatology, 2nd edition, page 317

Products with Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract

Ahava Time To Clear Mineral Toning Water DrGL Skin Repair Homemade Cucumber Peel-Off Face Mask Kayman Beauty Rosa Glow Treatment Essence MD Skinical Phyto + Green Keratin Resurrection Re-Blossom Face Serum Grown Alchemist Rose, Ginseng, Chamomile Balancing Toner Your Best Face (YBF-Skincare) Boost Daily Clarifying Moisturizer Bioderma Sensibio H2O AR Micellar Solution Derma V10 Stimulating Eye Roll On With Caffeine Dr. Lin Daily Hydrating Gel Plus Estee Lauder Nutritious Micro-Algae Pore Minimizing Shake Tonic Everwhite Aloe Vera Gel First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads Global Beauty Care Cucumber Hydrogel Face Mask With Vitamins A,C,E MAC Prep + Prime Fix + MAC Prep + Prime Fix+ Setting Spray, White Tea MD Skinical Soothing Hydromax Mario Badescu Cucumber Cleansing Lotion Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum Natio Refreshing Face Mist Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber De-Tox™ Balancing Esscence Water Mist Simple Revitalizing Eye Roll-On Victoria beauty Extract Snail Intensive Anti-Aging Serum cosmoderm Tea Tree Oil Clarifying Toning Lotion 100Ml e.l.f. Illuminating Eye Cream BLACK TRUFFLE Instant Repair Syringe Banish All Clear Mint Cleanser Beautaniq beauty Guardian Angel Eye Mask Single Cetaphil Gentle Makeup Remover Clinique Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly Coola Face Spf 30 Mineral Sunscreen Cucumber Matte Finish Coola Mineral Face Spf 30 Matte Tint Moisturizer Dr. Mercola Healthy Skin Aloevera Gel Erin’s Faces Peptide Spf 30 - Uva/Uvb Hema Hydrating Cleansing Tonic With Cucumber Extract Holika Holika Aloe 99% Soothing Gel Holika Holika Aloe 99% Soothing Gel Jelly Mask Sheet Jordan Samuel Skin Hydrate The Mist KOCOSTAR Slice Mask Sheet Cucumber Lavinde Hyped Eyelash Serum Madara Balancing Toner NYX Professional Makeup Bare With Me Prime Set Refresh Spray Porcelain Soothe Deep Hydrating Lotion Salt & Glow Dew Hydration Serum Sukin Oil Balancing Clariyfing Facial Tonic VENeffect Skin Calming Mist eb5 Anti-Aging Toner