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5 Pumpkin Recipes for Your Beauty Routine


Make a Face Mask

Pumpkin is a proven complexion-booster.
Pumpkin is a proven complexion-booster.
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Pumpkin contains enzymes and antioxidants that mimic alpha-hydroxy acids, the compounds that naturally exfoliate your skin, reducing wrinkles and giving you a glowing complexion. Though there are many ways to use pumpkin in a face mask, we like this one: Start with two teaspoons of pumpkin puree, one-half teaspoon honey, one-half teaspoon milk and one-half teaspoon cinnamon (omit this ingredient if you have sensitive skin). Mix ingredients together, apply the mixture to your face for 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. To get the most beauty bang for your buck, apply after the shower when your skin is still moist. The antioxidants from the pumpkin and humectant properties from the honey will you give you a fresh, moisturized face. [Self]


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