Pumpkin Power! 3 Vitamin Rich Pumpkin Hair & Face Masks
Do you dream of pumpkin spice all year long? Do you think pumpkin spice should be it's own food group? 

Well guess what??!! Your hair & skin love pumpkins, too! Pumpkins are full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fatty acids that will soothe, moisturize, & heal. Get ready for a serious "gourd-geous" transformation! 

Benefits of Pumpkins for Your Hair & Skin

Pumpkins are a skin super food and contain just about everything your hair & skin crave. Plus, pumpkins have a small molecular structure allowing it to penetrate the skin so you can soak up all that pumpkin power. 

Nourishes & Moisturizes

  • Pumpkins are rich in vitamins A, C, and E, which help to nourish & hydrate the skin. 
  • These vitamins also contribute to a healthy scalp and hair, reducing dryness & promoting overall moisture retention.

Brightens Complexion

  • The natural enzymes in pumpkins help to gently exfoliate skin, revealing a brighter & more radiant complexion. 
  • It aids in removing dead skin cells, unclogging pores, & minimizing the appearance of blemishes & dark spots.

Anti-Aging Properties

  • Pumpkins are packed with antioxidants including beta-carotene & vitamin C which fight against free radicals & help to prevent premature aging. 

Boosts Collagen Production

  • The high levels of vitamin A in pumpkin stimulate collagen production, leading to improved skin elasticity, reduced fine lines, & wrinkles. 
  • Additionally, collagen promotes stronger & healthier hair growth.

Soothes Irritation: 

  • Pumpkin possesses anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective in soothing and calming skin irritations, including acne, sunburns, and dry, itchy scalp conditions.

Promotes Smooth Skin:

  • The potassium, magnesium, & zinc found in pumpkins help regulate oil production & reduce acne & blemishes.

Hair Loss Prevention

  • Pumpkins are rich in essential fatty acids & plant sterols, which can help to promote hair growth & prevent hair loss. 
  • It strengthens the hair follicles & reduces breakage, leading to thicker & stronger hair strands.

Homemade or Canned Pumpkin Puree?

You can use either! Be sure your pumpkin doesn't have any additives or sugars. You want 100% pure pumpkin puree. Do not use "pumpkin pie filling."

Pumpkin Masks for Hair & Skin

vitamin rich pumpkin hair and face masks

  • You can use these masks for your hair and/or skin. 
  • Mix all the ingredients in the recipe, apply to your hair, scalp, face, and neck.
    • Adjust the quantities based on the amount of hair you have.
  • Let sit for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse.
  • Use your masks when you make them. Don't premake large batches.

Pumpkin Enzyme Mask - moisturize & tighten!

Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask - renew & glow!

Pumpkin Detoxing Mask - cleanse & protect!

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Want More Pumpkin Power?

Consuming pumpkin will also give your hair and skin all the same benefits. Here are some ways to get more pumpkin into your diet year round:

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