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Pumpkin Face Mask Rich In Vitamins A, C, and Zinc

Pumpkin Face Mask Rich In Vitamins A, C, and Zinc

Get your skin ready for fall with one of Mother Nature’s most beneficial products, the pumpkin.

Pumpkin makes an excellent face mask ingredient for all skin types, especially environmentally damaged or sensitive skin. High in Vitamin A (skin healing), C (anti-oxidant) and Zinc, the pumpkin soothes, moisturizes and acts as a carrier, assisting the other mask ingredients to absorb deeper into the skin and intensifying the results.

Give your skin this healing mask for a healthy glow!

Pumpkin Pie Face Mask

Ingredients
2 teaspoons cooked or canned pumpkin, pureed (see above for benefits)
one-half teaspoon honey (humectant, regenerative)
one-quarter teaspoon milk (or soymilk)(alpha hydroxyl acid, enzymes digest skin cells)

Optional Ingredients
For Dry Skin
one-quarter teaspoon heavy whipping cream (moisturizing; alpha hydroxy acid)
-or-
one-half teaspoon brown sugar (exfoliates, moisturizes, alpha hydroxyl acid)

For Oily Skin
one-quarter teaspoon apple cider (tonic action promotes skin circulation; alpha hydroxyl acid; regulates pH).
-or-
one-quarter teaspoon cranberry juice (high in antioxidants critically important to the utilization of essential fatty acids to maintain balanced, nourished skin.

Directions
Combine the ingredients for your facemask. Mix gently and apply to your face avoiding the eye area. Rest and relax for 10-15 minutes while your pumpkin pie facemask gently exfoliates, nourishes and conditions your face. Rinse with warm water and apply the appropriate moisturizer for your skin type.

Contributor Deborah Burnes is a founding partner behind sumbody, a line of chemical and preservative free skin care products. For more information, visitLpiman World.

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Reprinted by permission of Lipman World.
Adapted from Lipman World, newsletter, Issue 2: Volume 1 2004, www.lipman world.com

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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2:07AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

How long does this last? I would like to give it as gifts in little jelly jars. So cute! Will I need to add anything so it stays fresh?

2:05AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

How long does this last? I would like to give it as gifts in little jelly jars. So cute! Will I need to add anything so it stays fresh?

1:01PM PST on Nov 4, 2012

Wondering if you make more than one mask, how long will it last in the refrigerator?

10:04AM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

Going to try this!

12:16PM PDT on Apr 3, 2012

noted

12:57PM PDT on Sep 26, 2011

Thank you

2:36PM PDT on Aug 16, 2011

thanks

2:36AM PST on Jan 16, 2011

Thanks for the info.

4:24AM PST on Dec 17, 2010

Thanks for the article.

2:39AM PDT on Mar 22, 2010

This information is helpful for the people who have a dry and oily skin, with this process and tips you need not to spend a large amount of money just to gain a beautiful skin all you need to do is to follow the guides and ingredients that is being recommended.

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