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5 Homemade Pumpkin Face Packs

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What does pumpkin have?

Pumpkin is a rich source of nutrients that are a boon to our skin.

  • Vitamins: A, C and E
  • Anti oxidants: that helps cell renewal.
  • Alpha and beta carotene: that our body converts into Vitamin A.
  • Retinoic acid: which makes pumpkin an excellent exfoliant.
  • Collagen: which helps keep skin’s youthful glow.
  • It also acts as a skin lightening agent.
  • Zinc and torulitine: helps prevent acne.

By including pumpkin in our daily skincare routine we can utilize its multiple benefits to our advantage and at half the cost of spa treatments.

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Homemade Pumpkin Face Packs:

Homemade face packs are arguably the best kind of face packs as they contain no chemicals. It takes more time and patience but is surely worth the effort. To use the pumpkin in face packs just boil it and make it into a thick puree. Here are top 5 homemade pumpkin face packs as follows.

1. Cinnamon And Pumpkin Face Pack For Normal Skin:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree.
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon raw milk/ yogurt (whichever is available)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks ground into a powder.

Method:

Mix all the ingredients well to form a fine paste. Apply it all over your face. Leave it on your face to dry for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.

Benefits:

Pumpkin helps brighten skin tone and clear spots and blemishes. The cinnamon enhances its exfoliation properties and improves blood circulation, without skin abrasion. The lactic acid in dairy products helps remove dead skin.

2. Egg And Pumpkin Face Pack For Acne Prone Sensitive Skin:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree.
  • 1 egg: white portion

Method:

Whisk the ingredients together to make a sticky paste. Apply it all over your face, especially your sensitive T-zone. Leave it on your face to dry for 20 minutes and wash off with cold water.

Benefits:

Pumpkin helps clear spots and blemishes. The protein in egg whites helps clear away dead cells and bacteria that cause acne. Together it helps enhance skin tone and also hydrates the face.

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3. Cream And Pumpkin Face Pack For Dry Skin:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon milk cream
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Method:

Mix all the ingredients well to form a fine paste. Apply it all over your face. Leave it on your face to dry for 15 minutes. Now scrub it off in gentle circular motion. Finally wash off with warm water.

Benefits:

Milk cream contains alpha-hydroxyl acid which is an excellent moisturizer. Sugar acts as an exfoliator for scrubbing off dead skin. Pumpkin has enzymes which are proven to cure dryness. Owing to its small molecular structure can penetrate deeper into the skin and revive dull complexion, pigmentation and ageing skin. It is a perfect homemade pumpkin face mask for dry skin.

4. Lemon And Pumpkin Face Pack For Oily skin:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar

Method:

Mix all the ingredients well to form a fine paste. Apply it all over your face. Leave it on your face to dry for 15 minutes. Now scrub it off in gentle circular motion. Finally wash off with warm water.

Benefits:

Lemon juice acts as a toner, promotes blood circulation and regulates the pH level of our skin. Sugar acts as an exfoliator for scrubbing off dead skin. Pumpkin helps brighten the skin. This is the best pumpkin face mask for oily skin.

5. Banana And Pumpkin Face Pack For Cellulite Scrub:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon pumpkin puree.
  • 2 raw banana puree
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar

Method:

Mix all the ingredients well to form a fine paste. Apply it evenly all over your face and neck. Leave it on your face to dry for 15 minutes. Now scrub it off in gentle circular motion. Finally wash off with warm water.

Benefits:

It stimulates blood flow and helps collagen formation. Potassium from banana helps rejuvenate and aids cell repairing. This can be used all over the body before bath to fight cellulite. This is one of the best homemade pumpkin face packs.

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Try these yummy treats and glow with radiant skin.