Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus
Standardization: 1:2 Extract
Cucumber Extract makes a excellent addition to skin care product with its anti-inflammatory and skin tightening properties; this soothes the irritation of dry skin and helps to relieve itching additionally it regulates and tightens the skin, whilst softening and refreshing. Cucumber is rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes essential for strong cell growth and repair. In addition, cucumber peel offers a natural source for a fresh, powerful antioxidant. An effective addition to product lines geared toward skin toning and refining, as well as for men's skin, bath and body products.
If making a solution it is recommended that 1 part extract be dissolved in 10 parts of water.
- 1 - 5% in liquid soap, creams, hair products, melt and pour and CP soap.
- If combining extracts, ensure combined total does not exceed 5%.
- added to water phase
medium to dark green colour
characteristic herbal (woody) odour
- creams and lotions
- after shave products
- can be included in surfactant formulations, eg Shampoo, Shower Gels, Bubble Bath and spa treatments.
- Not for internal use, cosmetic application only
Suitable for all skin types, and particularly useful for Normal and Sensitive Skin
INCI: Vegetable Glycerine (and) Purified Water (and) Cucumis Sativa (Cucumber) Peel Extract (and) Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate