Pumpkin for a Healthy Glow
If you need a lift, a slice of delicious pumpkin pie might do the trick. If it’s your skin that needs rejuvenation, pumpkin has nutrients and antioxidants to replenish tired, dull skin, giving it a healthy glow. It’s also great for nourishing sensitive skin, or skin that has been damaged from sun exposure and skin conditions like acne.
Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which heals and softens skin, antioxidants vitamin C and vitamin E to help repair skin, protect it from free radical damage and help boost collagen production, beta carotene protects against skin cell degeneration all contributing to healthier skin.
Pumpkin helps acne-prone skin due to its ability to
• Fight inflammation
• Reduce pore size
• Control excess oil
• Prevent the appearance of breakouts of pimples and blemishes
• Repair skin after acne damage
Pumpkin hydrates and softens dry, cracked skin.
Pumpkin is often used in facial masks and peels because it contains natural enzymes that help dissolve dead skin cells, promote cellular turnover and new cell production. When used with other ingredients, pumpkin acts like an accelerator helping the skin to quickly absorb nutrients and vitamins.Papaya & Pumpkin Exfoliating Mask
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