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5 Pumpkin Recipes for Your Beauty Routine


Make a Body Scrub

Pumpkins are full of beta-carotene, an essential antioxidant that helps exfoliate your skin.
Pumpkins are full of beta-carotene, an essential antioxidant that helps exfoliate your skin.

Can you feel your skin becoming dry and dull with the onset of fall? Get rid of dead skin cells and reveal a youthful skin tone with this face and body scrub. Combining the wrinkle-fighting vitamin A in pumpkin, the exfoliating properties of the enzyme papain in papaya and the moisture-locking characteristics of honey, and you've got a recipe for skin success. Take two tablespoons fresh pumpkin, one teaspoon papaya, one teaspoon honey and one teaspoon of sugar, and mix all the ingredients together. Apply to the areas of your skin that are rough and dry and massage for a few minutes. Then rinse the scrub off with cool water. Voila – beautiful skin! [Beauty Banter]


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