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Why you need pumpkin-inspired beauty this autumn

Why you need pumpkin-inspired beauty this autumn
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Pumpkin spice latte season is upon us, which means we can start embracing autumn and the crisp, colder days. With that comes a whole host of new beauty products perfect for the changing weather and season. We are looking into the best pumpkin beauty products - aside from its gorgeous colour, pumpkin is packed with nutrients and antioxidants, which are great for replenishing moisture post-summer. Discover our edit below.

Why is pumpkin great in skincare?

Rich in Vitamin C, pumpkin is a brilliant brightening ingredient in skincare, making it perfect for the colder, autumnal months. Plus, thanks to its antioxidant-rich formula, it can help to reduce signs of pigmentation; great after potential UV damage post-summer.

Its chemical eznymes work to slough away dead skin cells and leave skin beautifully soft, smooth and hydrated too.

4 of the best pumpkin beauty products for autumn 2019

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask

Easily the most iconic of the pumpkin-inspired beauty products, the Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask is specially formulated with, you guessed it, pumpkin.

A natural source of AHA's (or alpha hydroxy acids), the pumpkin enzymes effectively work to slough away dead skin cells and impurities to leave the skin beautifully bright and glowing.

We love to use as the weather begins to colder - while it helps to gently exfoliate, because it contains no harsh scrubbing agents, it never feels tough on delicate, winter skin.

Too Cool For School Pumpkin 24K Gold Mask

Looking for something a little less pricey to feed your PSL addiction? Try the Too Cool For School Pumpkin 24k Gold Mask.

The sheet mask itself is made from eco-friendly biocellulose materials, which makes it great for those concerned with protecting the environment and making eco-conscious beauty decisions.

Infused with 24k gold, the mask actually holds up to 100 times its own weight in moisture - perfect for those who have any dry or dehydrated skin issues.

Free from common chemical nasties such as parabens, sulphates and mineral oil, we love to use this when your skin is a little fatigued and in need of a radiance boost.

OSKIA Renaissance Body Scrub

The Renaissance Body Scrub from OSKIA has garnerned hundreds of amazing reviews since its launch, and it's perfect for coming into the colder months as it keeps the skin beautifully soft.

Rich in pumpkin enzymes, the scrub sloughs away dead skin cells to leave the skin smooth, hydrated and ready for moisturiser or tan application.

It also contains 84 trace minerals to help replace lost minerals within the skin's cells and leave it healthy and glowing. Plus, it smells amazing.

Illamasqua Loaded Lip in Spice

Although this Illamasqua lip gloss isn't technically infused with pumpkin, the colour is so beautiful we couldn't neglect to include it in our edit. A gorgeous pumpkin-inspired autumnal hue, it's perfect for the upcoming changing season.

Loaded with moisture-rich ingredients such as sweet almond oil and Vitamin E, the lip gloss helps to rehydrate and keep the lips plumped-up, all while being a non-sticky formula.

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