6 Highly Effective Pumpkin Face Packs And Masks June 22, 2015

Pumpkin is one of the most ignored vegetables in our kitchen. Hardly anyone likes to include pumpkin in their daily diet. But do know that pumpkin is a rich source of vitamin A, C, E, antioxidants, alpha and beta carotene, retinoic acid which is an exfoliant. Pumpkin helps in removing dead cells and is also a skin lightening agent. It is extremely good for your scalp as it contains potassium which helps in hair re-growth.

Pumpkin has nourishing and moisturising properties and gets easily absorbed in the skin.

Read further to know how you can use pumpkin in different face packs.

How To Make A Pumpkin Mask For Different Skin Types

For every face pack you have to firstly boil some pieces of the papaya. Then puree them to form a smooth paste. You should use this puree for every face pack.

1. Pumpkin face mask for every skin type:

Take a teaspoon of the above puree in a bowl.

Add ½ teaspoon of honey and milk.

[ Read: Homemade Face Packs with Honey ]

Grind a few cinnamon sticks to form a fine powder. Add a pinch of this powder into the face pack. However if you have very sensitive skin, avoid using cinnamon as it may irritate your skin.

Mix well to form a smooth paste and apply it all over your face.

Keep for 10 minutes and rinse off with warm water.

2. Pumpkin face mask for dry skin:

Take a teaspoon of above puree in a bowl.

Add a teaspoon of whipped cream (malai) and honey. Malai contains alpha-hydroxy acid which is moisturizing in nature.

Add 2 teaspoon of brown sugar or white sugar. This acts as an exfoliater which helps in removing dead cells, oil and grease.

Mix well and gently scrub your face with it.

After 15 minutes rinse with warm water.

[ Read: Herbal Face Pack for Fairness ]

3. Pumpkin face pack for oily skin:

Take a teaspoon of above puree in a bowl.

Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice. This acts as a toner, promotes skin circulation and regulates the pH level.

Then add 2 teaspoon of brown or white sugar.

Mix well and gently scrub your face in circular motion.

After 15 minutes rinse with warm water.

4. Pumpkin face pack for acne:

In a bowl, add the white of one egg.

Then add a teaspoon of the pumpkin puree.

Apply and keep for 20 minutes.

When the pack dries, rinse with cool water.

5. Pumpkin face mask for instant glow:

In a bowl, add 1 egg white.

In it add, 2 teaspoon of the pumpkin puree.

Add 1 teaspoon of raw milk and mix well to form a smooth paste.

Apply on moist face so that the skin easily absorbs it and rinse after 15 minutes.

6. Pumpkin home facial:

Steam your face for about 3 minutes. The steam opens your pores and allows easily absorption.

Wash your face with a mild face wash.

Take 2 teaspoon of the puree in a bowl.

In it add 1 teaspoon of yoghurt and honey each.

Grind 4-5 almonds and add the powder into the pack

Gently scrub your face in circular motion.

Keep for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.

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  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/nehakaragwal/ Neha (Lets talk about everything)

    Nice first article Ankita!!! :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/Ankita_Biswas/ Ankita Biswas

    Thank you!!!! happy that you liked it.. :) :)

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/gargisinha/ GARGI SINHA

    well compiled and written….would love to see more such posts

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/Ankita_Biswas/ Ankita Biswas

      Thank you gargi!!!!!! happy that you liked it.. :) :)
      and congratulations queen bee.. *hugs* *hugs*