Harvest Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask

Harvest Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask

It’s officially fall – more commonly known as pumpkin season! Although most of us are craving a Pumpkin Spice Latte every morning, pumpkins have so many other uses.

Not only can pumpkins be used in baked goods, delicious holiday drinks and as decoration, pumpkins can also be used in your beauty routine. We are excited to share our Harvest Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask with you!

Happy Pumpkin Season!

Yield: 4 treatments

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. - pumpkin puree
  • 1 Tbsp. - honey
  • 4 tsp. - Cornmeal
  • 2 tsp. - aloe vera gel
  • 2 tsp. - pineapple, diced
  • 1 tsp. - green tea
  • 1/2 tsp. - sunflower oil
  • 6 drops - frankincense essential oil (optional)
  • 4 drops - cinnamon extract (optional)

Directions

Steep green tea in boiling water. Set aside to cool. In blender or food processor puree pineapple and place in medium-sized mixing bowl. Add pumpkin, honey and aloe. Mix well. Stir in sunflower oil, green tea and cornmeal. Discard the remaining green tea. Add frankincense and cinnamon. Stir. Apply small amount of pumpkin mask to cheeks, forehead, chin and neck. Massage in circular motions gently buffing skin. Repeat. Apply more product as needed. Leave a thin layer of pumpkin mask on face and neck for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with tepid or cool water and pat dry with soft towel. Follow with appropriate moisturizer. Store remaining mask covered in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Tip

Benefits: Pumpkin enzymes dissolve dead skin cells while the cornmeal sweeps them clean. Honey has antimicrobial properties as well as moisturizes and softens. The result is a beautiful glowing complexion. Use this mask as often as you like.