Product Rating: 4.9/5 (As per 36 Customer Reviews)
Standardization: 10:1 Extract
Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus
Cucumber Peel extract makes a wonderful addition to skin-care products for its cooling and skin-tightening properties! It is greenish brown in color with a faintly woody scent. Cucumber is rich in vitamins and minerals essential for a healthy looking skin. In addition, Cucumber Peel offers a natural source for a powerful antioxidant. Cucumber Peel Extract can be used to keep the facial skin feeling soft and smooth. It also acts as a skin toner and can be used in astringents to revitalize stressed and tired skin, leaving it refreshed and radiant looking.
Usage: If making a solution it is recommended that 1 part extract be dissolved in 10 parts of distilled water.
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Rating: i tinctured the extract in alcohol and love the green cucumber scent
By:Mary, Boulder, Colorado Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Nov-2012
Rating: I use this extract in several varieties of skin care and love it. It is highly beneficial to the skin. Thank you.
By:Julie, Watertown, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Sep-2009
Rating: This is amazing! I ordered several items from you, (due to customer reviews). Your packaging 'shames' other companies along with your pricing, and selection. You are the best of the best when it comes to customer service, (thanks to Victoria). I'm now a faithful customer! Thanks again!
Rating: Has a light cucumber scent when mixed with liquids. Makes a wonderful toner, but because the powder was a dirty green, the final product turned out khaki. Still a great quality product.
By:Debra, Edmonton, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This makes a very nice light green color for MP soaps. Very natural and not fake like some other colorants! Great in hand soaps!
By:Nikki, Gunn, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Very interesting product. Great for the skin. Will add a light green color to creams.
By:Michele, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I'm delighted that I purchased this product. It's really wonderful in my lotions and soaps. By itself, it's a marvelous astringent which leaves the skin soft, clear and smooth without the drying effect. It's nice to be able to add "Cucumis sativa" to the ingredients on my labels :) Although the scent is fresh and green, I personally add a bit of Green Tea fragrance to my lotions and soap. Thanks for the great packaging and reasonable price!
By:Marie, Bronx, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Jun-2009
Rating: I tried this for the first time in a lotion I made and it came out great with a light cucumber smell. And my skin felt so smooth.
By:Purity, Reynoldsburg, Ohio Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Feb-2011
Rating: I believe that cucumber extract is very useful in any skin product you can come up with. It is VERY calming in my creams and skin mists....and the smell is SO refreshing!!!
By:Carrie, North Fork, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 16-Aug-2009
Rating: Great therapeutic properties. It`s great multi-tasking ingredient. Great price! I like the fact that it contains naturally occuring Vitamin C - wonderful for skincare!
By:Susan, Whitby, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Cucumber peel extract added to moisturizer gives the product a great feel & texture; but also the skin actually feels lifted. I tell my clients its kind of like they're getting a free "lifting serum" with their moisturizer!
Rating: I add this to my dry face masks for the anti oxidant benefits. I LOVE it!!
By:Becky, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This makes a great mask! It leaves the skin feeling soft, clean and refreshed.
By:Denise, London, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I just made a facial duo with the cucumber peel and can I tell you that I am in love. I made a cleanser and a toner with the extract and my pores looked smaller immediately! I also gave it out as samples and everybody thinks this stuff is great. Better yet, a little goes a long way. I am going to try it in an eye cream next and see how what marvelous transformation that materializes.
Rating: This extract is a lovely green color. I love what this powder can do for you. It lends to a nice cucumber scent too! This is also hard to find in a lot of suppliers and ND's prices make them stand out from the rest! Thank you!
By:Heather, Colorado Springs, Colorado Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Aug-2009
Rating: I bought cucumber peel because I had done much research on the benefits of cucumber extracts, but had no real idea how I would incorporate it into my products. I added it to my acnes treatment just because I thought it couldn't hurt and I wanted to try it before I sent it to market. After about 2 weeks of use, I noticed a DRASTIC dimenishment of lines and wrinkles. I am thrilled to pieces with it and can't wait to try more complex formulations.
By:Sabrina, Simi Valley, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Jan-2009
Rating: Love it! I used this in my Rosemary Mint CP soap and it added a nice khaki green color. No smell, easy to blend, very nice!
Rating: Green brown powder, nicely package with no strong smell. It works very nicely in lotions or mask. A little bag goes a long way...
By:Jacinthe, Montréal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A powder that has the appearance of wheat grass powder. I smell no strong fragrance from the powder, and it works well in my facial toner. Excellent value.
By:Samantha, Vancouver, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love adding this to my clay facial mask gives a great sent with out having to use EO or FO's plus feels soo great on the skin
By:Sarah, Denmark, Maine
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 31-Mar-2008
Rating: This quality extract adds not only skin friendly benefits to my lotions and CP soaps, but adds great color, and true cucumber scent. My cucumber lotions are one of my best sellers.
By:Jennifer, St. Louis, Missouri
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Sep-2006
Rating: So easy to use. Well packaged, so there is no mess. I love it in my toner and sun burn soother.
By:Stephanie, Burlington, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I used this extract in my soap and into masks. It is a easy to work ingredient and I am sure it will be appreciated by my customers.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I use it in CP and discolor the soap to ligth tan.
Great addition in skin care product.
By:Caroline, Bearn, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: It dissolves nicely in water bases and smells divine. Great addition to soaps or skin care.
By:Edith, Hurricane, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jan-2007
Rating: Beautiful texture with a lovely natural colour to add to soap - everything was packaged so nicely - no complaints here!
By:Joni, Pointe Claire, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: this is a great priduct. i mix it with aleo and honey as a eye mask and the result is amazing!
By:Azalia, Sudbury, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great to add in a lotion or eye/face treatment. Ingredients are the key to selling your products and people recognize cucumber for it's long standing benefits. Always packaged well and imo a quality product (which could be why they're always selling out) ;)
By:Annie, Hamilton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: great packaging! User's guide in the description would be helpful. This product is an awesome price, a little goes such a long way. I used this in a facial, and in a cleanser and toner. It was fantastic in both, adding a little elasticity to the mask as well as the cool scent. Love this one.
By:Jessica, Plano, Texas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jun-2006
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