Skip Nav
Spring Beauty
25 New Beauty Products You Need to Get Your Hands On in 2017
Hair
13 Nourishing Oil Treatments That Give Life to Natural Hair
Beauty Trends
"Hair Dusting" Is the Easiest Way to Achieve Healthier Strands Without Sacrificing Length

Homemade Pumpkin Mask Recipe

Cure Your Skin Care Woes and Pumpkin Cravings With a DIY Face Mask

It's officially pumpkin season! Sure, you're already hooked on pumpkin spice lattes and have made a date in your calendar to find the perfect jack o'lantern, but are you aware of the benefits that this iconic squash can provide to your skin? Packed with zinc, antioxidants, and vitamins, pumpkins protect your skin from wrinkles and age spots as well as gently exfoliating for a more radiant complexion. Don't have a pumpkin patch nearby? You can get this orange fruit (yup, it's a fruit!) in a can at your local supermarket.

  • Make your base: Whisk together about 1/4 cup of pumpkin and one whole egg. The yolk adds nourishment while the white provides a subtle tightening effect to sagging skin.
  • Dry skin additive: Add a few teaspoons of honey, which not only seals in moisture, but prevents breakouts thanks to its antibacterial properties.
  • Oily skin additive: For an astringent effect, mix in a splash of apple cider or cranberry juice.
  • Apply: Smooth the pumpkin-y potion over your face, relax for 15 to 20 minutes, and rinse to reveal a brighter, firmer, smoother complexion.
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Sheila Gim
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Mariannie Mariannie 7 years
Thats a great question.
Mariannie Mariannie 7 years
Thats a great question.
Abandoned Theme Parks
Slow Cooker French Onion Pot Pie Soup Recipe
Debbie Reynolds in Halloweentown GIFs
Selena Quintanilla Makeup Tutorial
Dia de los Muertos Wedding
Holiday-Themed Horror Movies
Christina Aguilera '90s Style Pictures

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds