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Homemade Beauty: Pumpkin Spice Face Mask

It is that time of year again where the basic white girls are going crazy over Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte...

I'm not a coffee person.

Or an overpriced Starbucks person.

Or usually a pumpkin person!

So why did I feel the need to post this?
Because I have finally gotten into the fall mood, and I am going to be having one of these professionally done at a Spa this Friday!
Plus, why not??

So let's start by prepping your face for the facial by using a super simple...

Brown Sugar Face Scrub
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
Mix together and apply to the face rubbing in circular motions.  The brown sugar will act as an exfoliant, clearing and opening your pores, while the olive oil works as a natural moisturizer.

Pumpkin Spice Face Mask
  • 1 Teaspoon pure Pumpkin puree (with no added ingredients)
  • 1 Teaspoon of Honey
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon
Apply to face and relax for 5 to 15 minutes.  Pumpkin contains vitamins A, C, and E which will help to gently relieve your skin of dead skin cells.  The honey seals in moisture while also fighting off acne with it's antibacterial properties, while the cinnamon clarifies the pores.  Other optional ingredients include: A splash of Apple Cider Vinegar which will work as an astringent for oily skin, or Greek Yogurt for the hydrating properties of the lactic acid.


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