Have you ever head you pumpkin face pack? yes, Pumpkins are laden with multiple skin friendly and skin beneficial nutrients are Vitamin B complex, B carotene which metabolizes as Vitamin A once reached inside the body and some other nutrients. Vitamin C in pumpkin boosts the collagen production and skin‘s elasticity is greatly improved. Carotenoids help repair the sun damage for an improved skin texture. Now, after knowing that this vegetable has so many various nutrients won’t you want to incorporate or soak it into your skin for a beautiful and better skin. It is quite easy to prepare pumpkin face masks at home. In order to use pumpkin for these face packs, you will have to make a puree which can be prepared by putting a piece of pumpkin into the grinder and taking the puree form. Here are the quick recipes for homemade pumpkin face packs.
1. Pumpkin Face Pack with rice flour and turmeric
- 1Teaspoonful of pumpkin paste
- 1 Teaspoonful of Rice flour
- ¼ Teaspoonful if turmeric
- 1 Teaspoonful of milk
Preparation: Mix all the 4 ingredients mentioned above in a small plate or bowl. Using face mask brush or the finger tips apply the mixture all over the face evenly. Wait for 20 minutes and with gently scrubbing take off the mask with plain waster.
This face mask with pumpkin is good for making the skin tone fairer. Rice flour used gently scrubs off the dead skin, making the skin look younger and smoother. Turmeric lightens the skin tone and milk contributes towards the same with the lactic acid presence in it.
2. Pumpkin face pack with rose petals, honey for dry scaly skin
- 1 Teaspoonful of pumpkin puree/paste
- 1 Teaspoonful of rose petal paste
- 1 Teaspoonful of honey
Mix the three products in a small bowl. You can either pre crush the rose petals and pumpkin piece. Or take some rose petals and pumpkin piece and along with some honey put it in the blender to make a paste. Add some milk or rose water if required. Apply this pumpkin face pack and wash with normal water after 20 minutes.
This face mask with pumpkin and rose petals in highly beneficial in making the skin glow and get this rosiness on the face. Honey and rose petals are good for keeping skin supple while pumpkin boost the skin’s elasticity for a firmer skin.
3. Pumpkin face pack with oats, milk cream for dry sensitive skin
- 1 Teaspoonful of oats
- Teaspoonful of milk cream
- 1 small piece of pumpkin
Take a small piece of pumpkin and add the oats and milk cream in a small grinder container. Grind all of then to make a pulpy paste. Your pumpkin facepack with oatmeal is ready. Apply this on the face. It’s better to keep the pastes light thick. Rinse the face after 20 minutes.
Benefits of this Pumpkin face pack: This face pack is full of good ingredients that heals the dry patches in winters, makes the dry skin glow and look radiant thus it is great to be used before an event or when you wish to look extra pretty. Pumpkin has antioxidants due to which it also reverses the sun damage. Oatmeal softly exfoliates the sensitive skin. Those of us with oily skin, can use honey/rose water or plain milk instead of the milk cream to get the good results.
4. Pumpkin face pack with red lentil powder, curd for anti aging
- 1 Teaspoonful of pumpkin paste
- 1 Teaspoonful of red lentil powder
- 1 Teaspoonful of cur/yogurt
Make a paste of all the three ingredients in a tiny bowl to prepare a paste of this pumpkin face pack. and apply on the face. Once it dries a bit. Using circular motion with finger, remove it and wash with plain water.
This pumpkin face pack is good for mature skin as it exfoliates and gives anti aging skin care benefits of pumpkin and yoghurt. It is also a great way to get rid of the excess or unwanted facial hair but for that you have to be regular before you start to see significant results.