Make your own pumpkin seed pumice soap! This simple melt and pour recipe is wonderful for beginners and creates a nice hand soap for gardeners.
While it may not be as flashy or alluring as some other soaps out there, this recipe for pumpkin seed pumice soap will leave your skin feeling clean and nourished while also providing a lovely exfoliation. And since the ingredients are inexpensive and easy to find, it’s a great project for beginners.
In recent years the antioxidant properties of the pumpkin seed have been recognized in medical research for its potential in prevention and treatment of cancer. It is a rich source of phytochemicals that can help reduce the risk of prostate cancer in men by up to 60%.
The pumpkin seed pumice soap recipe includes a mixture of sunflower seeds, pumpkin essential oil, and glycerin soap.
By grinding the pumpkin seed, it creates natural pumice bits that gently exfoliate skin, which can help with acne, minor scrapes or minor spots of psoriasis. The pumpkin seeds also contain an enzyme called cucurbitin that is known to work as a humectant to attract and hold moisture to the skin.
Pumpkin Seed Pumice Soap Recipe
- Melt the glycerin soap in a double boiler until liquid and clear.
- Remove from heat add 10 drops Pumpkin Essential Oil or pumpkin pie fragrance oil, and finely ground seeds. Stir, immediately pour into soap molds.
- Let the soap cool completely and solidify before removing from the mold.
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