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Why is cucumber good for your skin?

It’s perhaps the ultimate well-known tip for the eyes.

You can’t open a magazine or read anything about beauty without seeing a model reclining on the sofa with two slices of cucumber covering her peepers, blind to the world and giving off a general air of being absolutely fabulous.

It’s as much a recommended staple as drinking water, helping to ease oily skin, reduce pores and tighten skin.

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Mud masks for different skin conditions
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What mud mask should I use for different skin conditions?

Mud is a wonderfully versatile cleansing agent, but if you’ve got a particular skin condition, then one type of mud may be more suitable than another. Here are our recommended muds to treat different conditions.

Remember the golden rule, though: if it’s your first time using a certain recipe or store-bought product, try a small amount first in case you have a reaction to it. Better to get a tiny rash in an unobtrusive location than to turn your entire face beetroot red!

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The health benefits of mud masks
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The health benefits of mud masks

Our skin is the most exposed area of our bodies. Throughout the day, it absorbs pollutants in the air. Our skin sweats out toxins and sometimes this process can enable toxins and dead skin to become trapped in our pores, thus causing blemishes and breakouts.

The pores in our skin enable our skin to breathe, and  blocking  these pores can cause us to suffer from skin conditions such as acne or eczema. Mud masks allow our skin to effectively release the toxins, oil and dirt that can become clogged in our pores.

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