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Health Benefits & Cleaning Hacks: 10 Crazy Uses For Cucumbers

Cucumbers are amazing! I had no idea there were so many uses for cucumbers, not only as a healthy snack that can cure headaches and prevent hangovers, but as a natural way to clean and destress! For more incredible and little known facts about cucumbers, keep reading below:

1. Spa Treatment

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Since cucumbers are 90% water, they help relieve puffiness in your eyes while moistening and cooling them. This is why they are such a relaxing treat at the spa!

2. Help Lower Cholesterol And Weight

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Cucumbers contain lots of fiber which helps you feel full and also lowers bad cholesterol. Both of these things are proven to help lower weight.

3. Foggy Mirrors After A Shower?

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Don’t leave streaks on the bathroom mirror! Instead, rub a cucumber slice on the mirror to get rid of fog, and leave the room smelling fresh!

4. Headache and Hangover Prevention

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If you’ve had a few too many, eating cucumber slices before bed can help replace the sugar, B vitamins, and electrolytes in your body so you can wake up (mostly) hangover free.

5. Shoe Shine

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Rubbing a fresh cucumber over your shoes will leave them shiny and water resistant!

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