Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Pumpkin skin care "special halloween"

 


Now that fall is set in and Halloween is slowly approaching, pumpkins are popping up in grocery stores and markets. Come on! One for the decoration, another for the traditional soup ... and why not a third to prepare skin care products?

Indeed, the pumpkin is rich in vitamins A and C as well as Zinc, and it nourishes and protects the skin with its antioxidants enriched with beta-carotene. Sensitive and dry skin will be charmed by its softening and moisturizing effects!

5 pumpkin-based treatments to make at home

1. Body wrap

1/2 cup cooked pumpkin, mashed

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 tsp. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

After mixing all the ingredients in a bowl, apply to the body, massaging gently. Wait 10 minutes before taking the shower, to exfoliate.

** Tip: To avoid mess, apply the wrap while standing on a towel.

2. Beauty mask

3 tbsp. mashed cooked pumpkin

2 tbsp. plain yogurt

1 C. oatmeal

Mix all the ingredients and apply on the face for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water and apply your favorite moisturizer.

3. Express moisturizer

3 tbsp. mashed cooked pumpkin

2 tbsp. of honey

Mix honey and pumpkin and apply to face for 5 minutes, before rinsing off with lukewarm water, rubbing gently in circular motions. Perfect recipe for rushed mornings!

4. Youth mask

3 tbsp. cooked pumpkin

2 tbsp. milk

Pinch of ginger

Mix all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Apply to face for 10 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.

5. Exfoliant

1/2 cup cooked pumpkin, mashed

1/2 cup brown sugar

Nothing's easier! You just need to mix to be able to exfoliate naturally, in the shower. To be used in duo with one of the treatments presented above, for an optimal effect.

Don't hesitate to transform your pumpkin treatment into a real spa evening at home! With a manicure and pedicure performed in the comfort of your living room, a good novel and a hot chocolate, you will have all the ingredients for a successful relaxation session.

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