Looking beautiful is not as expensive as they always claim, with very little money you can improve your physical appearance thanks to products with beneficial properties for the physical appearance that the beloved nature offers such as the use of pumpkin to enhance beauty .

Among those natural products that favor the beauty area is pumpkin, a food that is perfect for many recipes for masks to improve the appearance of the skin, hair and nails. So from today the pumpkin will be a good ally to look more beautiful, then we will teach you how to make some masks to show off splendid skin and enviable hair.

Benefits of pumpkin to enhance beauty

  • The masks made with pumpkin allow to maintain a healthy skin without imperfections.
  • It is rich in antioxidants therefore they are ideal for achieving a youthful face and delaying the aging process.
  • The vitamin E it contains is responsible for hydration of the skin , which causes a splendid skin without the presence of wrinkles .
  • It is rich in vitamins E and vitamins T, which fights the bacteria that causes acne , eliminating pimples and preventing them from reappearing.

Homemade pumpkin masks

The natural masks are economical and effective, and because they do not contain chemicals do not cause allergies or irritation on very sensitive skin. Natural treatments are very effective but you need to be very persistent so that the properties of the ingredients can take effect.

Pumpkin scrub mask:

To show off perfect skin without imperfections, it is necessary to exfoliate the skin , this procedure will eliminate dead cells and allow skin renewal, therefore blackheads , dark spots and soft wrinkles will disappear , it will also give it luminosity.

Ingredients :

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • 5 tablespoons of pumpkin pulp.
  • 3 small tablespoons of cane sugar.

Preparation :

You must make a puree with the pulp of the pumpkin and then add the other ingredients. Once the mask is ready, it should be kept in a glass container and put in the fridge for 3 days, then the exfoliating cream can be used on the face or body.

Pumpkin mask for shiny hair:




You must remove the shell and the seeds of the pumpkin, then cut them into small squares and sew them for 20 minutes, once ready, remove it from the heat and press the pulp with a fork and add the yogurt. Finally, it is applied to the entire hair and a thermal cap is placed or the hair is wrapped in aluminum foil, after 15 or 20 minutes the hair should be washed normally.

Pumpkin mask for ideal for any skin type:



The pumpkin seeds should be crushed and then added a few drops of oil until a homogeneous consistency is achieved. Then it is only applied to the entire face and removed with plenty of water after 15 minutes.

Rejuvenating pumpkin mask:

To achieve a much younger skin, restoring its luminosity, hydration and eliminating wrinkles, this rejuvenating pumpkin mask should be applied.


  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • 1 large piece of ripe pumpkin.
  • 4 tablespoons of milk.


You must prepare a puree with the piece of pumpkin, then add the honey and olive oil, stir for all the ingredients to mix well and add the milk. Finally, it is only allowed to act for 15 minutes and is removed with the help of a sponge, a piece of cotton or an antiseptic gauze and plenty of water.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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