Benefits of pumpkin in our diet and skin care products.

Benefits of pumpkin in our diet and skin care products.

 

Fall is upon us, pumpkin latte, pies, cookies, stews and pumpkin facials! What’s all the buzz about pumpkin?

Pumpkin seed oil is full of phytoestrogens, rich in beta-carotene and many other antioxidants. Research shows it’s beneficial for preventing hypertension and have cancer protective properties.

Fiber in pumpkin can also help lower risk of coronary heart disease. That does not include pumpkin desserts, sorry folks! Add pumpkin chucks to roasted vegetables or pumpkin puree in smoothies. For antioxidant powerhouse add coconut milk, flax and chia seeds.

Pumpkin used in skin care products are packed with fruit enzymes and AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids), which increases cell turnover to brighten and smooth the look and feel of the skin. Pumpkin is loaded with vitamins A and C to help soften and soothe the skin and increase collagen production that prevents signs of aging. Vitamin E in pumpkin is high in fatty acids, which helps regulate sebum production.

Enjoy the changes of the seasons, incorporate pumpkin in your diet and by all means get your pumpkin facial.

Experience your Pumpkin Radiant treatment today!
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Debbie Kho
Owner/Licensed Esthetician
Spalakeoswego.com
Spalakeoswego@gmail.com
(503)307-3833

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