If you thought that pumpkins were best left for carving and making pies and just hanging around to make pretty decorations , think again.
Did you know pumpkins are actually great for your skin ? They are high in Vitamin C (anti-oxidant), Vitamin A (skin healing) and Zinc they're even good for environmentally damaged or sensitive skin , In addition the pumpkin skin mask will soothe , moisturize and also help other mask ingredients to absorb deeper into your skin. This mask can be used on all skin types
- For dry skin: Add a bit of honey, which not only acts as a humectant, but also provides antiseptic properties through the natural sweetener , however you can also add one teaspoon heavy whipping ( moisturizer) or one teaspoon of brown sugar( exfoliates) .
Gently mix all the ingredients together until creamy .Smooth over and clean damp face avoid mouth and eyes . Relax and wait 15 to 25 mins rinse and pat dry , also don't forget to apply the appropriate moisturizer for your skin type apply moisturizer to suit your skin type.You most likely will have some left over , don't toss it just cover it up or put in a seal-able container and you for next time
- For oily skin: For an astringent effect, mix in a splash of apple cider or cranberry juice.