4 Beauty Secrets From The Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins are popular produce at this time of year, and are good for more than just carving out or flavouring a spiced latte.

Pumpkin is a great source of vitamins and minerals, all beneficial to the hair and skin. If you’re the kind of person who is interested in microblading courses, you might like to try out some of these homemade treatments.

Ankita at Stylecraze.com has a fantastic selection of suggestions on how to make pumpkin masks, catering for all different skin types. She recommends mixing pulped pumpkin flesh with a variety of other ingredients, including sugar to exfoliate.

Homemade pumpkin soap not only works wonders on the skin, but would also make great Christmas presents. Tracy at The Things We’ll Make.com experimented extensively to come up with a creative concoction using ingredients easily found in health food shops, online or in the kitchen cupboard. If you’re thinking of making them for gifts, pour the mixture into shaped silicon moulds and wrap decoratively when set.

If you’re looking to treat lank locks, Seventeen.com has an excellent recipe for a pumpkin hair mask. Not only will this help to moisturise your hair, the potassium in pumpkin promotes hair growth.

Pumpkin seeds can also be used to make beauty treatments, and are a good source of vitamin E, essential for healthy skin. Joy By Nature.com boasts many ways to use the seeds, combining them with everything from honey to butter to treat a wide range of skin types.

Try some of these tips and you’ll be sporting a healthy glow all through autumn.