Pumpkins aren't just for eating and decorating, some folks are using that vitamin rich vegetable as a facial treatment. Pumpkin is whipped into a concoction that looks a lot like pumpkin pie filling. Then, it's baked on, so to speak, with a shot of steam.
Day spa consultant Eriks Mangrum says that one of the things they see this time of the year is dead skin on people's face and pumpkin enzyme helps exfoliate the dead skin away and leave the softer brighter skin underneath.
While slathering the squash on your face may give you a fresh look, nutritionists will tell you that eating it can help you fight disease! The pumpkin's orange color signals the presence of beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant that fights cancer.
Pumpkin Facial Recipe