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5 ways you can use pumpkin to enhance your beauty

Score a radiant skin and flawless hair with your favourite vegetable.

Written by Tania Tarafdar | Updated : March 29, 2019 5:26 PM IST

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Ways Pumpkin Can Enhance Your Beauty

Did you try adding pumpkin to your beauty regime? If not, here’s why you should give the pumpkin a go! Pumpkin contains alpha hydroxy acids and enzymes that can help smooth and brighten your skin and the vitamin A and C can prevent free-radical damage. So try these beauty recipes recommended by cosmetologist Nandita Das to enhance your beauty.

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Body Scrub

Of course, you can make this scrub for your body too. Not only will it tighten the skin, but it will even reduce cellulite.

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Peel-off Exfoliating Treatment

Peel-off exfoliating treatment: To half cup pumpkin juice, add two packs unflavoured gelatine, two teaspoons egg whites and one teaspoon tomato juice. Microwave the mixture and wait for it to cool before applying a layer of it onto your skin. Allow the mixture to dry and then peel off. This peel-off treatment will help tighten and brighten your skin.

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Hair Mask

Hair mask: Mix 1 tablespoon pumpkin seed oil, 1/3rd cup coconut oil, 1/3rd cup jojoba oil, five drops of eucalyptus essential oil, and five drops lavender essential oil. Massage it into your scalp and hair. Allow it to settle for a few minutes and then rinse it out completely with a mild shampoo. All these ingredients will stimulate the scalp and prevent hair loss. Also Read - Garlic: What happens when you drink garlic juice?