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.

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

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14 comments

Melissa O.
Melissa O.2 years ago

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?

Melissa O.
Melissa O.2 years ago

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?

Valerie N.
Valerie N.3 years ago

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

Tania A.
Tania A.3 years ago

Going to try this!

Kenneth D.
Kenneth Davies3 years ago

noted

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Tim Cheung
Tim C.4 years ago

thanks

Bon L.
Bon L.5 years ago

Thanks for the info.

K s Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Fheb Canonoy
Fheb Canonoy5 years ago

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.