9 Ways To Add Pumpkin To Your Beauty Routine
A version of this article originally appeared on Forbes.com
Pumpkin isn't just for fall food recipes and festive decor anymore! Right now, it is one of the hottest ingredients in skincare products, as pumpkin features a number of health and skincare benefits that help to brighten and smooth the skin. Plus pumpkin is packed with Vitamin A and C that helps boost collagen production which keeps you looking younger!
Get into the fall spirit with your beauty routine and try out these pumpkin infused products:
This exfoliating mask from Peter Thomas Roth does major work, using powerful pumpkin enzymes to even skin tone, smooth fine lines, and make skin appear more radiant. Use this mask once or twice a week and your skin will be glowing in no time.
This facial soap from Osmia is a great exfoliating product that is gentle enough to use every day. The pumpkin enzymes help to refresh your skin, while carrot seed and root, rosewood, and geranium essential oils help to restore your skin and soothe the senses, too.
This mask from Too Cool For School lives up to its brand name. This mask is really fun to wear because it is gold—totally Instagrammable—and so satisfying to peel off once it's dry. The combination of pumpkin enzymes and 24K gold helps to remove dead skin cells and impurities, clear pores, and detoxifies.
Get your cuticles in tip-top shape with this soothing pumpkin spice scented cuticle oil from NCLA. Infused with Vitamin E extract and sunflower seed oil, NCLA's formula will nourish and revive damaged, dried-out cuticles. Plus, the pumpkin spice scent will get you in the autumn spirit!
ExfoliKate has long been a staple of our skincare routines, it's that good. Kate Somerville's signature exfoliating treatment gently cleans the skin and clears out pores with the help of pumpkin, papaya, and pineapple enzymes.
Pro tip: Kate Somerville herself recommends using this product twice a week while in the shower, since the steam will help open up your pores and allow the ExfoliKate to work it's true magic.
If you truly love the smell of pumpkin, you will adore this lotion from ARCONA Skincare. Not only does it feature the sweet scent of pumpkin, but it is so soft on skin and especially great on aging or sun damaged skin.
No doubt you've seen this mask, dreamt up by influencers Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Gores, all over Instagram. Good news is: it's worth the hype! The Overtime Mask uses pumpkin along with vitamins A, K, and C to gently exfoliate and deliver bright, hydrated skin.
Why buy body wash and loofahs constantly when just one product will do the trick? Spongellé's buffers come with built-in body wash, which lets you save that oh-so-valuable shower space. Just wet the sponge and start to lather! And just for fall, you can get fresh and clean with a pumpkin spice scent!
This two-step system from Pai Skincare is a dream for anyone who is trying to prevent stretch marks or improve the appearance of stretch marks. The blend of pumpkin and pomegranate enhances skin elasticity and stimulates skin cell regeneration to repair any existing marks.
Use the cream at morning and the oil every at for best results. P.S. this product is safe to use throughout your whole pregnancy!