Fall is definitely in the air; can you feel it? Well, perhaps the temps in Melbourne, FL haven’t changed significantly in spite of the season but surely, you’ve noticed fall’s signature spice: pumpkin! Everywhere you look it is pumpkin everything. From lattes and décor to specialty scones and tasty pumpkin flavored treats, the season’s signature vegetable is everywhere these days. While pumpkins are certainly a sign of the cooler weather and fun holidays to come, they are also incredible for skin care. Chock-full of vitamins and minerals, pumpkins do way more than flavor pies and indicate Halloween.
Skin care products containing pumpkin can be used on most types of skin making it a superb additive for almost anyone. According to the International Dermal Institute pumpkin is rich in a whole host of vitamins such as vitamins A and C along with E and T. These are all great for the condition of your skin for a multitude of reasons. Vitamin A is a great skin smoother and when applied topically aids in diminishing the visibility of wrinkles by softening fine lines. Vitamin C aids in cell turnover and helps fight those nasty free radicals from the environment that can cause your skin to prematurely age. It is also necessary for collagen production which improves skin’s elasticity giving you a vibrantly youthful look. Vitamin E helps fight acne, heal skin faster, and is great for overall skin health. If this isn’t enough to make you consider using pumpkin as part of your skincare routine this season, we aren’t sure what will change your mind.
So, now that you are aware of some of the powerful effects of pumpkin, let’s talk about what types of skin can benefit from using pumpkin skin care products. The answer, in short, is everyone. According to Harper’s Bazar, pumpkin seed oil can be used for acne treatments along battling the visible signs of aging. Acne sufferers will love how pumpkin helps with inflammation and oil control. Vitamins A and T will go to work on nasty blackheads, pimples, and larger pores. If you have dry skin, products containing pumpkin could be a great solution for you. The enzymes contained within help battle dry skin and disband overly dry skin cells. You can use products on your face, body, and feet! With all the advantages that pumpkin can add to your skin, might we suggest you try a few pumpkin products this fall?
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