Pumpkin for Your Face? YES!

Tis the season for pumpkin spice to emerge in every way, shape, and form. There’s pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin breads, cookies, and other treats to savor. From now until Thanksgiving, you will find pumpkin candles to bring that fall aroma into every room of your home. Don’t like scented candles? How about a nice pumpkin spice spray?

But aside from all of these wonderful pumpkin-inspired treats, there is one product our Makeover Essentials beauty experts can’t wait to try: pumpkin face mask. Yes, you can enjoy the benefits of everyone’s favorite harvest fruit and make your skin tingle with delight at the same time.

There’s a number of ways to incorporate pumpkin into your beauty regime that we’ve been checking out at Makeover Essentials HQ. While each has a different twist, like apricot seed powder, what makes pumpkin face masks a sound choice is their clarifying properties. Pumpkin is a nice option for congested skin because of its purifying enzymes that go to work on clogged pores and detoxify your skin. Some users have reported a tingly feeling that is most pleasant. Some testers have even compared these masks to alpha-hydroxy treatments.

Most pumpkin-based masks are ideal as a gentle exfoliant. Even people with sensitive skin can remove dead skin cells without irritation. In addition, all of the good nutrients that we enjoy when we gobble up our pumpkin pie we get to apply to our skin, including Vitamins A, C, and zinc. It’s really no wonder our skin is glowing in a good way when we’re done. Not to mention, how often do we get to nourish our skin and get into the season at the same time?

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