How to Make an Easy Cucumber Face Mask for Kids

By Erika Marie

A cucumber facial mask removes many impurities from the skin that clog the pores and can lead to acne. It leaves your skin feeling cool and refreshed, with a healthy glow. Cucumber softens and soothes the skin, and after a hard day of school and play, kids enjoy this as much as adults do. Children learn good hygiene early when you treat them to an occasional grown-up facial. Preteens and teens enjoy hosting spa parties and sleepovers, where all will enjoy a batch of this easy cucumber facial mask.

Both kids and adults will enjoy a refreshing cucumber mask.

Step 1

Measure one-half cup of plain yogurt into a bowl.

Step 2

Cut the cucumber into thick slices and place in a blender. (Set aside two thin slices of cucumber for the eyes, if desired.)

Step 3

Add three fresh mint or parsley leaves to the blender and puree until a thick paste forms.

Step 4

Mix the cucumber puree with the yogurt in the bowl. Blend well with a spoon.

Step 5

Apply to a washed face, free of heavy grime and makeup.

Step 6

Cover your face with the cucumber mask and let sit on the skin for 15 minutes.

Step 7

Place a thin slice of cucumber over each eye, if desired.

Step 8

Rinse the mask off with warm water and pat dry.