Autumn is officially here, which means it’s time to indulge in everything pumpkin. Good thing this signature fall vegetable is packed with vitamins and minerals including B vitamins, vitamin C, E and beta-carotene—just to name a few. Among its numerous health benefits, pumpkin also helps promote glowing skin and healthy hair.
If you’re looking to improve the appearance of your skin and hair, then applying pumpkin treatments or adding it to your diet can help. Here’s why:
Alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and other carotenoids are the protective antioxidants that are also responsible for giving pumpkins their bright orange hue. Eating foods that are a good source of carotenoids can help to reverse UV damage and improve skin texture.
Besides consumption, pumpkin can also be applied topically in the forms of peels, masks, creams, and conditioners to promote healthy skin and hair. Pumpkin is widely used in facials in combination with other soothing ingredients like honey and lemon to help brighten skin and treat a dull complexion.
Try this simple pumpkin hair conditioner for a simple way to restore dry hair:
You will not believe how incredible this beloved orange vegetable can be for your hair! It will make your hair feel revived and rejuvenated. And even better yet, if there's some left over you can eat it! YUM!
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