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Monday, October 6, 2008

Miraculous pumpkin against acne and not only

Miraculous pumpkin against acne and not onlyDo you know that to get clear of acne you have to eat pumpkin seeds every day? Pumpkin is irreplaceable mean in skin care, because of great content of zinc salts and vitamins E and T. It helps to increase metabolic processes. Also facial masks from pumpkin and pumpkin seeds have fine moistening and tonic effects. Today I offer some recipes of homemade facial masks from this useful vegetable.

For normal skin. Mince 200 gram pumpkin pulp and add 1 tablespoon non-fat sour cream. Mix everything and put on the face with thick layer. In 20 minutes wash the face with cool water. This mask cleans and tones skin very well.

For dry skin. Boil the piece of pumpkin and make puree. Add one grated apple, 1 tablespoon olive oil and mix everything. Put on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with warm water. This mask has moistening and emollient effect.
Grate a piece of fresh pumpkin and mix with 1 yolk and 1 tablespoon milk (for anti-aging effect change milk to vegetable oil). Put the mask on the face and neck. Wash with warm water in 15-20 minutes.

For greasy skin. Mix 2 tablespoons boiled pumpkin with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Put on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash with cool water.
Mix 2 tablespoons pounded fresh pumpkin with egg-white and beat. Put on the face for 10 minutes and then wash with cool water.
Rub the face skin with a piece of fresh pumpkin some times a day to get rid of acne and pimples.

Anti-aging mask. Slice some pumpkin pulp and boil. Pound pumpkin and add a yolk, 1 teaspoon honey and mix carefully. Put the warm mask on the face and keep for 15-20 minutes. Then wash with cold water.

For all types of skin. Make puree from boiled pumpkin and add 1 tablespoon grated carrot and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Mix everything carefully and put on the face and neck for 15-20 minutes. Then wash mask with warm water.

Bleaching mask clears spots away and whitens freckles. Pound 2 tablespoons fresh cleaned pumpkin seeds adding boiled water (2 tablespoons). Then ass 2 tablespoons honey and mix carefully. Put the mask on the face, especially on the pigmental spots and freckles and keep for 30 minutes. Then wash mask with cool water. Keep the mixture in the fridge. Use this mask every day until desired result.

Moistening cream from pumpkin. Slice 150 gram of pumpkin pulp and boil in the steamer. Make a puree. Add 3 table-spoons milk and boil the mixture on the water bath until density of sour cream. Then add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, mix carefully and put into glass can. Keep this cream in the fridge and use every morning.