Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract

EWG level: 1

This ingredient is made from the cucumber, Cucumis sativus. It is used in a wide variety of products including bath products, soaps and detergents, lotions, cleansing products, nail care products, makeup and eye makeup, and haircare products.
The cucumber is believed to be native to India, and evidence indicates that it has been cultivated in Western Asia for 3,000 years. Records of cucumber cultivation appear in France in the 9th century, England in the 14th century, and in North America by the mid-16th century.

Function: Skin-Conditioning Agent

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