Pumpkins, apart from being a good source of nutrition, can also be used to rejuvenate the skin and nourish it from within. It contains properties that protect the skin from harmful UV rays and also makes the skin smoother. Most importantly, it has anti-ageing properties for the skin. It can make the skin look younger and fresher. The following are home remedies for a facial using pumpkin.

Fresh Pumpkin As a Highly Rejuvenating Natural Anti-Aging Facial
Fresh Pumpkin As a Highly Rejuvenating Natural Anti-Aging Facial

Steps for Facial

  1. The first step is to cleanse the face. This can be done using the regular facial cleanser and warm water. It opens up the pores for the remedy forthcoming.
  2. The next step is to exfoliate the skin. This can be done using any of the natural DIY methods or it can also be done with a ready-made face scrub.
  3. After this, face steaming is done. Normal steam is helpful but to enhance the benefits and experience, one can add natural herbs and essential oils into the hot water.
  4. The fourth step is applying a face mask. Here, any of the following 5 home remedies for pumpkin masks can be used.
  5. Finally, moisturize the face. This acts as a layer that helps set in the properties of the remedies used in the previous steps.

1. Basic Pumpkin Facial

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Puree – 1 Tablespoon
  • Honey – 1 Teaspoon
  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 Teaspoon

Method

  1. In a bowl, place the puree, honey and apple cider vinegar.
  2. Mix well so that all the elements are blended well together. Use a fork for mixing to eliminate any lumps.
  3. After the face steaming step of the facial, using the fingertips, apply this mask on the face and gently massage it.
  4. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Apply a moisturizer.
  5. Repeat this process 2-3 time in a week for the most effective results.
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2. With Egg

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Puree – 1/4 Cup
  • Egg – 1
  • Honey – 2 Teaspoons

Method

  1. In a bowl, place the pumpkin puree and add the egg to it.
  2. Mix it well so that both the elements are well incorporated into one another.
  3. Add and mix the honey into the pumpkin and egg mixture until it is well-combined.
  4. After face steaming, apply the mask all over, avoiding the eyes.
  5. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off. Follow this with a moisturizer.
  6. Repeat this process 1-2 times a week for the best results.

3. With Coffee

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Puree – 1 Tablespoon
  • Plain Greek Yoghurt – 3 Teaspoons
  • Ground Coffee – 1 Tablespoon
  • Honey – 1/2 Teaspoon

Method

  1. Take a bowl and put the pumpkin puree in it. Add the coffee grounds and mix it well.
  2. Add in the yoghurt and honey, mix it thoroughly. Make sure all the elements are well combined.
  3. After face steaming, apply this mask evenly. Massage the face with the mix and leave it on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it off.
  4. Apply your regular moisturizer.
  5. Repeat this process twice a week for the most effective results.

4. With Milk

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Puree – 2 Tablespoons
  • Honey – 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Milk – 1 Teaspoon

Method

  1. Mix in all the ingredients in a container and make sure that all the elements are properly combined.
  2. After the face steaming step of the facial, using the fingertips, apply the mask on the face and neck. Be sure to avoid going close to the eyes.
  3. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off using warm water, followed by a moisturizer.
  4. Repeat this process twice a week for efficient results.

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