Cucumber extract is a superfood for skin. The juice is composed largely of proteins, lipids, Vitamin C, and a variety of minerals, and possesses moisturizing and emollient properties. It also has an astringent effect, and can soothe and relieve puffy skin. It also has an astringent effect, and can soothe and relieve puffy skin. Cucumber extract has natural desquamation properties (meaning it aids in your skin’s natural shedding of its outer layer during cell turnover) keeping your skin looking fresh and young. It is also an astringent (meaning it tightens and firms your skin) to revitalize it and help reduce the appearance of the physical signs of aging. Last but not least, the proteins and lipids it contains give your skin a lovely smooth feel.