Culinary specialists of the whole world use pumpkin for preparation of various dishes. Decorators cut out excellent lamps and other figures from this vegetable. However pumpkin it is possible and it is necessary to use not only in these purposes. It is vitamin-rich and is tremendous basis for care for skin, keeping the useful properties from the maturing moment to late spring.
Pumpkin – excellent source of the moistening and nutritious components. During the autumn and winter period such cream and mask are required for skin of hands and the person. Pumpkin contains vitamin A and natural sun-protection substances.
Also oil from pumpkin sunflower seeds is also useful. It contains vitamins A and E, perfectly struggles with dryness of skin. Oil has the moistening properties and nourishes face skin, slowing down aging process. Oil of sunflower seeds is rich with acids, antioxidants, minerals, fats, proteins and zinc. It struggles with dandruff and acne rash.
In house conditions it is rather easy to prepare face packs from pumpkin. Such masks will humidify, will saturate skin, will remove small rash and feeling of fatigue. Also house body scrubs are good. They delete the died-off cages, softening and rejuvenating skin.
Recipes of masks from pumpkin
For the fat and combined skin
On small grater to miss 100 grams of pumpkin, to add teaspoon of honey and to pound. For density it is possible to add starch or flour. To put mask on face quiet movements, avoiding skin around eyes. To wash away in 15 minutes warm water.
For sensitive and dry skin
On small grater to miss 100 grams of pulp, to cook 5 minutes, to add couple of tablespoons of milk. To remove from fire, to cool, add 1 yolk. To put mask, avoiding area of eyes. In 10-15 minutes to wash away warm water.
The rejuvenating mask
To rub 100 grams of pulp, to cook 5 minutes, having added 1-2 tablespoons of milk. To remove from fire, to cool, add 1 chayn. spoon of dry yeast and 1 chayn. spoon of olive oil or oil of pumpkin sunflower seeds. To leave mix for 10 minutes, then to apply to face skin and necks. In 10-15 minutes to wash away warm water.
To knead 100 g of the boiled or baked pumpkin in puree, to add half teaspoon of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar. Special mitten to apply mix with the massing movements on body. Then to wash away warm water and to apply the nutritious or moisturizing cream.
Growing up pumpkin at the dacha or buying in the market, you remember not only its great taste, but also useful properties for skin of your person and body.