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Pumpkins are not just for eating

It's that time of the year when it's all about the pumpkin. Most people cook and decorate with them. However, pumpkins are a great addition to your DIY beauty care routine. 

Pumpkins are full of  vitamins and antioxidants that nourish your face, body, and hair. 

 

Face- The vitamins A, C, and E, in pumpkins are known to soften the skin, provide protection from sun damage, and battle wrinkles.

Pumpkin and Papaya Facial -Best for acne prone skin and to remove impurities

2 teaspoons cooked or canned (organic if possible) pumpkin

2 teaspoons pureed ripe papaya (be sure to remove the seeds and skin)

1 teaspoon raw honey

1 Egg yolk for dry skin and Egg white for normal to oily skin

  • Combine ingredients in a bowl
  • Begin with a clean face, then proceed to gently apply the mix in a gentle circular motions (Be sure to avoid the area around your eyes)
  • Keep the mask on for about 10 to 15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water, pat your face dry, and then apply Wisely made face moisturizer that will assist in retaining natural moisture
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    Body- Adding cinnamon to your pumpkin body treatment will stimulate your blood flow for a  beautiful glowing complexion.

    Pumpkin, Sugar, and Spice Body Scrub

    1 cup cooked or canned pumpkin, pureed

    1 cup brown sugar

    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Combine ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply to the body, starting with your feet and working your way up
  • Scrub gently using circular motions.
  • Rinse with warm water and pat dry
  • Proceed with any Wisely Made moisturizer to retain natural moisture 
  • Hair- Pumpkins are rich in potassium and vitamin A which are key nutrients for restoring damaged, dry hair.

    Pumpkin Hair Mask

    Cooked or canned (organic if possible) Pumpkin – The amount will be determine the length and thickness of the hair
      Half of an Avocado
        ¼ cup Honey
           1/4 cup Coconut Oil
            2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera Gel
          • Add an egg for a protein treatment and/or a banana to decrease hair loss
          • Utilize a food processor, mixer or a blender to combine the ingredients.
          • Apply to hair, put a shower cap on (you can wrap a towel around the head to create natural heat
          • Leave in the hair for 15 to 30 mins
          • Rinse the mask out the hair
          • Wash with Wisely Made’s Shampoo and Conditioner
          • Style as usual
          • Fabiola Lapeine November 25, 2015 15 tags (show)
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