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
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