The Autumn has arrived, the leaves are changing colour, from greens to orange and reds, dropping down under foot, crunching on those crisp morning walks, chunky jumpers and big sunglasses are the order of the day at the moment.
With Autumn, along comes Halloween, instead of throwing away your used pumpkins, take them along to your local park and let the wildlife feast on them, give your pumpkins a second use.
Pumpkins are more than just something to crave spooky faces into and light with a candle… Pumpkins actually have an abundance of beauty benefits for you.
Did you know pumpkins can help reduce the signs of ageing, who would love to stay youthful?
Extremely powerful antioxidants are hidden away within the orange flesh of your pumpkins… Vitamin C, that will help to repair damaged and ageing skin, Have you been enjoying the summer sun?
Pumpkin infused treatments can help to improve the skin’s elasticity and help your skin to appear firmer, plumper and more youthful too!
7 Benefits of Pumpkins
- Lots of Vitamin A & Carotenoids.
- Good for Cholesterol & Heart health.
- Great source of Fiber.
- Good source of Zinc.
- Has Potassium for refueling.
- Provides skin health & Protection.
- Boosts mood & aids sleep too!
Pumpkins can help to reduce the signs of Maskne aka as Mask Acne.
Packed with powerful Vitamin C, pumpkins are also high in niacin, riboflavin, B6 and folate, all have been proven to help improve maskne, acne, breakouts and other types of skin blemishes. Floate with help improve your bodies ability to encourage cell renewal and niacin Vit B will leave you with fewer blemishes and clearer looking skin.
Hair growth with pumpkin seed oil.
Pumpkin oils are wonderful for you hair too! Pumpkin seed oil is so popular when having a holistic head massage, not only does the oil smell amazing but pumpkin seed oil is packed with Potassium and Zinc which help with healthy hair growth and stimulating the blood circulation of your scalp.
Craving pumpkins can be really messy and fun, if you are not planning on making a delicious warming sou, you can make yourself a lovely pumpkin hand cream.
A little TLC for your hands now that the cooler weather has arrived will do wonders for your hands.
Pumpkin Hand Cream
Pop a tablespoon of pumpkin into a small bowl.
Add a dash of almond or olive oil.
1 teaspoon of raw hone.
Mix together to a smooth paste.
Gently massage the homemade cream into your hands.
Massage each hand for 5 minutes.
Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.
They will feel amazingly soft.
During the Autumn months your hair and skin can suffer from the change in temperatures.
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