In few minutes, at your home, you can have a glowing skin. And that too without spending much! All you need is a Pumpkin. Yes you heard me! Pumpkins are a natural source for many minerals that are useful for our skin. Pumpkin is a magical ingredient that can be used to make many skin products, glowing skin face mask being one of them. Pumpkin is inherently rich in various minerals like:
- Vitamin A – Excellent Skin Healer
- Vitamin C – Anti Oxidant for skin
- Enzymes – Natural Exfoliator
- Beta-carotene – Natural skin softener
How to make a Pumpkin mask:
- Ingredients are simple and everything required is available at your nearby grocery store.
- You would need One Pumpkin, One Egg, Some Cinnamon, 4 spoons of Tea tree oil, 2 spoons of Vitamin E oil, 2 spoons of Honey and some Organic Yoghurt.
- Place all these ingredients in a mixing bowl
- Mix them together into a thick paste. If required make use of an electric mixer.
- And just like that, your Pumpkin mask is ready.
- This paste is required to be applied within two hours of preparation or if you are refrigerating it, then you can use it for a maximum of 3 days.
How to apply and remove a Pumpkin mask:
- Once your Pumpkin face mask paste is ready, you need to clean your skin with lots of water and facial cleanser.
- The purpose is to open all your pores and remove any dirt particles, make up and oil from your skin.
- Once you have cleaned your face, pat it dry, and then apply a handful of this paste on to your face with the help of your fingers.
- Evenly spread it into a thick layer completely covering your face area.
- Leave the mask for 30-40 minutes to dry off and then rinse it off with warm water and cotton cloth.
- Once you apply the mask, in the beginning there will be a soothing sensation and after 5 minutes, there will be slight tingling and irking sensation because of the enzymes in play which will clean your pores and tighten your skin.
- After removing the pumpkin mask, apply your usual toner, and then your usual moisturiser on the face.
Just after a single use of this Pumpkin mask, you will see a noticeable change in your skin texture; skin will be softer and glowing. It is recommended that for long lasting skin changes use this Pumpkin mask for atleast 4 times each month.