1/2 kg. peeled cucumbers.
1/2 kg. white lard.
1/2 pint milk.
1/2 kg. melon pulp.
Chop the cucumbers into tiny squares, Put all the ingredients into a non-metallic bowl and then into a bowl of water heated over a low flame.
Heat for a period of ten to twelve hours without letting the mixture boil.
Strain through a cheese cloth. As the mixture cools, let it congeal.
Keep in a glass jar. Use for a cooling and refreshing feeling.
Cucumber Beauty Recipe #2
1/2 peeled and grated cucumber.
3 drops witch hazel.
1 teaspoon honey.
2 tablespoons milk.
1 drop peppermint oil.
1 teaspoon cold water.
Mix all the ingredients well and apply to the face. Other than softening and nourishing your skin, this cucumber mask cools and refreshes you.
Apply to face and keep on for 5-10 minutes. Wash off with plenty of cool Water. Moisturize.