The Pumpkin Skincare Edit

The Pumpkin Skincare Edit

For many years pumpkins have been associated with Halloween and with October 31st fast approaching, we’re seeing them everywhere. But did you know that pumpkins are good for a lot more than just carving? We’re sharing some of the best skincare products that use this secret ingredient.

What does Pumpkin do in Skincare?

Whilst maybe not one of the most common ingredients to hear about in the beauty world, Pumpkin is actually packed with skin-friendly ingredients.

Pumpkin is a great source of Vitamin C, which is well known to prevent and treat UV induced damage. Vitamin C is also required for the production of Collagen and Elastin; proteins that help to maintain your skin’s firmness and elasticity.

Pumpkin Seed Oil is also an incredible oil for your skin and hair; it is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, helping to keep your skin looking plump, hydrated and toned.

So, now you’ve heard that, why not take a look as some of our favourite Pumpkin-enriched products.

The Best Pumpkin Beauty Products

The Pumpkin Enzyme Mask from Peter Thomas Roth is a littel bit of a cult product, with a host of fans in the beauty world. It helps to exfoliate your skin to leave you feeling fresh and rejuvenated. Packed with Pumpkin enzyme it is both great for giving your skin a gorgeous glow as well as reducing those pesky fine lines and wrinkles.

The MÁDARA Superseed Radiant Energy Organic Facial Oil contains a cocktail of organic products including Pumpkin Oil and Blackberry. Offering great versatility, this facial oil can be used as it is or combined with a moisturiser to leave you feeling hydrated and protected from a host of environmental aggressors. Plus it is suitable for vegans and cruelty-free.

Murad's Transforming Powder is a cleansing exfoliator that scrubs your skin to remove dead skin and oil to give a brighter complexion. Being infused with pumpkin seeds, it is able to unclog pores leaving you with smooth skin and a gorgeous glow.

This naturally formulated face cream uses Pumpkin Seed Oil to help nourish the skin along with a blend of other powerful vitamins and anti-oxidants. Free from nasties, it works for all skin types as the perfect overnight moisturiser.

In this serum, the Pumpkin is used as a natural chemical exfoliant, helping skin to look bright and clear. It is designed to target sun damage and dark spots for a healthier, more youthful looking complexion. Mixed into a luxurious blend of oils and botanical extracts, this is a total treat for the skin.

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