Did you know that pumpkin is packed with fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids that increase cell turnover, leaving the skin brighter and smoother? Or that pumpkin has vitamins A and C that soften and smooth the skin and may boost collagen production? Pumpkin has a small chemical structure that penetrates deep into the skin, bringing all of the benefits with it. This makes pumpkin the perfect ingredient for a face mask
Worried about acne? Pumpkin seeds are a delicious source of zinc, which regulates hormone levels and controls oil on the skin. They also contain vitamin E and essential fatty acids, which are necessary to maintain the skin barrier function and regulate oily output. That’s why this pumpkin mask is a must this fall.
Trust me on this DIY. You have never had such buttery soft and smooth skin. Are you going to try it? Here’s to fall, y’all!
4 tablespoons pumpkin purée
4 tablespoons raw honey
8 drops copaiba essential oil
4 drops orange essential oil
Whisk all ingredients together, and store in 4 oz. jar.
To use pumpkin mask, spread a small amount on face and neck. Allow to soak for 10 minutes before washing off.
For more information on the health benefits of pumpkin (plus a couple bonus recipes), go check out this post!
If you want more natural DIYs and essential oil information, be sure to Join The YL Education Club!