Fall means pumpkin everything. You can’t escape it, from pumpkin flavored coffee, beer, cakes, cookies, cream cheese, donuts, yogurt, It’s pumpkin insanity! These sweet treats although yummy are loaded with sugar and artificial flavors. Sugar is deadly for our health, waistline and our skin. The health benefits of eating pure organic pumpkin, purée or pumpkin seeds/oil include:
•Lowering blood pressure
Can’t eat it? Wear it!
This time of year, as far as your skin’s concerned, there’s simply nothing better for repairing sun damaged and lack luster skin then pumpkin. Packed with antioxidant vitamins A and C along with fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids, a pumpkin mask will leave your skin smooth and bright as it rapidly increases cell turnover. Not only will your skin radiate with a beautiful glow you’ll be boosting collagen production big time. All of this orange wonderful smelling goodness slows the signs of ageing with many benefits for your skin.
Did You Know?
Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant and also contains beta-carotene which helps to reverse UV damage and improve skin texture which in turn helps to promote the production of collagen, improving your skin tone and elasticity. Pumpkin has the highest concentration of vitamin A of any vegetable – A great secret weapon when it comes to beautiful skin and better alternative to Retin-A. A pumpkin face peel is an intensive way to rejuvenate your skin. Naturally containing Glycolic acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid and organic pumpkin pulp, this tingly treatment will combat both signs of ageing and acne breakouts.