Health & beauty
Pumpkin, It’s Not Just For Pretty Pies
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I'd like to give thanks for one of my favorite fall ingredients, the pumpkin. In addition to being a filling for fabulous pies and mousses, it is also at the core of some of my favorite beauty products. Pumpkin is choc full of antioxidants, which is why it’s great for the skin. Here are a few that pump pump pumpkin up my world.
Golden Path Alchemy Pumpkin Peel ($35): Hand made in small batches in Santa Barbara California, this pumpkin peel packs a serious punch. It smells so good you may actually want to eat it. Leave it on your face for 10 minutes and your skin will look and feel so soft, someone might want to eat you. .
Arcona Pumpkin Body Lotion ($35): Great scent and great results. This moisturizer uses pumpkin extracts and glycolic acid to help improve elasticity in the skin and is ideal for repairing sun-damaged skin. Plus you smell like a pumpkin spice latte … who doesn’t love that?
Desert Essence Pumpkin Hand Repair Cream ($8.99): Uses organic pumpkin seed oil to heal dry hands (perfect for winter weather). Carry it in your purse or keep it at your desk for when your hands need a little TLC. ... ...
Chivas Skin Care Orange Spice Soap ($9): Liven up your sink and shower experience with this yummy, moisturizing soap. The pumpkin mixed with spices like cinnamon and cloves are a true treat for the senses. Not a bad idea for a hostess gift for the holidays either. ... ... ...