Pumpkin is a great source of nutrition but it also has lots of skin benefits. so how about some pumpkin on your face?
We know the transition from the summer heat to the chilly fall weather can take a toll on our skin. The end of autumn is the perfect time to take advantage of pumpkin’s amazing skin care benefits. To celebrate, why not have a pumpkin-themed, spa-at-home party this fall season and indulge?
During the coming week, i will give you lots of DIY pumpkin pampering recipes, so stay tuned!
Pumpkins offer the following benefits to our skin:
- Help promote cell “turnover” or regrowth
- Smoothens skin
- Brightens skin
- Adds a dose of acne fighting zinc
- High in fatty acids and vitamin E
Throw Pumpkin Flesh Right On Your Face
You can just toss some pumpkin puree right onto your skin and leave it be for several minutes. Wash with warm, clean water.
Have a little more time? Check out this flexible recipe ingredient list. As with most masks, simply toss ingredients together and store in the fridge.
Here are the suggested skin-boosting ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons of puréed
- 1 tablespoon of soy yogurt or ¼ teaspoon of soy milk
Optional additional ingredients:
- ½ teaspoon of brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon cranberry juice or
- ½ teaspoon oatmeal
Sounds delicious – and you could actually taste this if you couldn’t stand just smelling it on your face!
Some more DIY easy and amazing masks? here you go!