Jump on the pumpkin bandwagon for beautiful skin

I’ll admit that, when it comes to pumpkin season, I am completely obsessed and totally cliche.

I love an occasional pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin pie, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin scented candles, and just returned from a Trader Joe’s shopping trip in which nearly everything in my cart was orange.

There are actually so many health benefits of eating pumpkin, and an added bonus is that there are some beauty benefits as well!

Pumpkin is packed with skin brightening, softening, and nourishing vitamin A, lots o antioxidants, and also helps to get rid of dry skin, so it is an awesome ingredient to find in your beauty products.

Jump on the pumpkin bandwagon for beautiful skin

Here are some great options to help you get your pumpkin fix…

Andalou Naturals Glycolic Mask in Brightening Pumpkin Honey

MyChelle Dermaceuticals Pumpkin Renew Cream

Desert Essence Organics Hand Repair Cream Pumpkin Spice

MyChelle Dermaceuticals Creamy Pumpkin Cleanser

 

And if you’re into homemade beauty products, this scrub is so effective and luxurious…

Homemade pumpkin foot and body scrub recipe

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Homemade Pumpkin Foot & Body Scrub
Ingredients:
1 can pureed pumpkin
1 cup plain yogurt
½ cup raw sugar
2 tablespoons raw pure honey
1/4 teaspoon olive oil

Directions:
Mix pureed pumpkin in a bowl. Stir in a yogurt, honey, sugar and olive oil. Gently massage the scrub into damp skin with your hands using a circular motion. Rinse with warm water and a washcloth and follow up with your favorite moisturizer. 

 

Basically, the point of this post is that you can’t truly call yourself a pumpkin fan unless you’re eating pumpkin and slathering your face and body in it as well. 😉

Happy Pumpkin Season!

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