Friday, January 27, 2023

Pumpkin-Infused Beauty Picks

Why should your taste buds have all the fun? Pumpkins aren’t just for pie.

Feed your seasonal cravings without the calories by trying one of these pumpkin-infused beauty products.  Pumpkin is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants. Rich in vitamins A and C, it soothes your skin and helps repair free radical and environmental damage.  The natural enzymes and alpha hydroxy alphas in pumpkin remove dead skin cells and help the cell turnover rate of your skin. Its essential fatty acids are great for moisturizing dry skin and hair.

That said, here are a few pumpkin products on our radar. I promise that these gourds will make you gorgeous.

Farmhouse Fresh Splendid Dirt Pumpkin Puree Mud Mask ($20, Anthropologie)

This mask is ideal for sensitive and dehydrated skin types. It’s great for minimizing the appearance of pores, soothing blotchy skin and evening out skin tones. Made with 99.6 percent natural ingredients and organic pumpkin puree, this mask smells so delicious you’ll be tempted to eat it off your face as you wait for it to dry.

Peter Lamas Exfoliating Pumpkin Facial Scrub ($22 GBS)

Cleanse your pores with this 100 percent vegan scrub, formulated with pumpkin enzymes and pumpkin oil. It’s made with exfoliating beads that buff, polish and rid your skin of impurities, so you’re left with a fresh, oil-free complexion. The scent can be addicting, so luckily it’s gentle enough to use everyday.

Senna Moisture Lip Treatment Balm with Pumpkin ($16 Gamine Beauty Bar)

You’ll be licking your lips all day when wearing this tasty lip balm, infused with omega-rich pumpkin seed oil. The rich vegetable compounds will leave your lips smooth and moisturized while protecting them from environmental damage.

Lush Handy Gurugu Hand Cream  ($19 Lush)

This is, hands down, the thickest and creamiest hand cream in town. Blended with organic pumpkin seed butter, this lotion quickly absorbs into your skin leaving even the roughest palms silky and smooth.

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Body Butter ($5  Trader Joe’s)

Don’t get this product confused with TJ’s edible pumpkin butter. You won’t want to spread this on toast but you will want to lather it all over your body for soft supple skin. This one’s only around for a limited time, so get it before they sell out.

Healthy Sexy Hair Pumpkin Purée Treatment Masque ($29 Ulta)

Whip your hair into shape with this deeply hydrating mask. Packed with nourishing pumpkin fatty acids, this mask improves the condition of dry, damaged hair. It’s perfect for colored hair, with natural SPF that keeps locks shiny and moisturized.

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