At Home Spa Treatment: Pumpkin Facial Mask

Did you know pumpkins are packed with powerful nutrients that are excellent for your skin? Now Resorts & Spas  features seasonal treatments that use pumpkin to enhance your skin but we are sharing some of our secrets to make-at-home pumpkin facial mask! You can experience the benefits of pumpkins from the comfort of your own home.

Pumpkins are rich in anti-oxidants, beta carotene, Vitamins B, C and E and is high in potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper.  Your skin will feel hydrated and rejuvenated after this at home mask treatment.

Pumpkin Facial Mask

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup pumpkin puree  (use canned pumpkin)
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin seed oil
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg

Directions:

  • Mix pumpkin puree in a bowl with lemon juice, pumpkin seed oil, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Apply mask to clean face and leave for 10-15 minutes for skin to soak in the nutrients.
  • Steam helps to further penetrate and open pores so consider using it while in a warm bath.
  • Wash off with warm water.

Place the left over mask in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for another use.   This will stay fresh for up to five days in the refrigerator. We hope you enjoy the benefits of this seasonal skin treatment!