by Marie|October 06, 2016
We’re already starting to see pumpkins everywhere: the coffee shop, front porches, store windows. There’s one more place pumpkins should be – in the skin care products in your bathroom cabinet. Here are four benefits of pumpkin skin care that will have you stocking up on this ingredient.
It brings the radiance back to dull, lackluster skin.
Pumpkin contains natural enzymes that help break down debris on the skin surface to reveal a healthier, more youthful and brighter complexion. Peels like MyChelle Incredible Pumpkin Peel help brighten dull skin and leave a softer, smoother texture.
It stops breakouts before they’re a problem.
Those with acne-prone skin will see the benefits of pumpkin skin care more than almost anyone else. By breaking down debris and oil within the pores, pumpkin skin care products help minimize breakouts and prevent whiteheads and blackheads from forming. Using a treatment like LovelySkin Pumpkin Clarifying Mask can help control breakouts and create clearer skin.
It balances out oiliness and reduces shine.
Products with pumpkin exfoliate the complexion to remove excess oil, which helps minimize the appearance of large pores. Rather than stripping the skin of moisture, which can lead to even more oil production, products like Peter Lamas Exfoliating Pumpkin Facial Scrub replenish moisture as you use them. This formula contains pumpkin oil and aloe vera so your skin won’t be left feeling tight or uncomfortable.
It keeps skin healthy in the long run by protecting against free radicals.
Another one of the benefits of pumpkin is that it’s packed with natural vitamins and minerals. Vitamins A, C and E are found naturally in pumpkin and each of these vitamins neutralizes free radicals that can cause signs of aging. Even using a scrub like glo therapeutics Pumpkin Enzyme Scrub weekly will give you a boost of antioxidants to help protect your complexion.
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