5 Pumpkin Beauty Products That Really Work

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I think we can all agree that pumpkin has become the unofficial mascot for the autumn season. What was once just a cute fall activity has now become a phenomenon as pumpkins are no longer restricted to being picked from patches and turned into jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. As soon as September and October hit, this staple fall vegetable can be found anywhere and everywhere. Thanks to the insane popularity of PSL’s and pumpkin pie, you can now get basically anything in a pumpkin spice flavour. However, one area you might not expect to find pumpkin is in your beauty products.

It turns out that pumpkin is good for more than just pies, lattes, and jack-o-lanterns. This round and orange gourd is full of vitamins and antioxidants that, when used in beauty and skincare products, pumpkin can help deliver serious results.

Here are just a few of our favourite pumpkin infused beauty products!

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask
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Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask

This triple action exfoliator uses pumpkin enzyme as one of its key ingredients to scrub away dullness and uneven texture. Apply to clean skin and leave on for up to 7 minutes for optimal results. Did you know that pumpkin is packed with zinc which helps to stimulate cell renewal? That means that it can help you attain smoother and more radiant looking skin, and as an added bonus, the pumpkin provides this mask with a delicious natural fragrance.

$79 at Sephora
Drunk Elephant C-Frima Vitamin C Day Serum
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Drunk Elephant C-Frima Vitamin C Day Serum

This antioxidant serum will be your new secret weapon for healthy, younger looking skin. This baby has 15% Vitamin C in it to boost protection against sun damage and environmental stressors. Pumpkin ferment extract is used to dissolve dead skin cells, plus it helps reduce the appearance of pores.

$105 at Sephora
Ole Henriksen The Clean Truth Foaming Cleanser
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Ole Henriksen The Clean Truth Foaming Cleanser

This cleanser by Ole Henriksen gently removes dirt, makeup, oil, and impurities without stripping the skin of its essential moisture. Pumpkin fruit and chamomile extracts work together to softly condition skin for a hydrated, healthy glow. Fun fact – this product is also vegan!

$39 at Sephora
Summer Fridays Overtime Mask
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Summer Fridays Overtime Mask

If you haven’t caught on yet, pumpkin is great for exfoliation, clarifying, and brightening. This Summer Fridays Overtime Mask is no different and it’s great for dull and congested skin. The mask is formulated with the powers of pumpkin to polish away dead skin cells, revealing luminous looking skin. Plus, for those of you with sensitive skin, the mild exfoliants used in the product won’t damage the skins surface.

$58 at Sephora
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash
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Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash

Made with a similar formula to the bestselling ExfoliKate Exfoliating Treatment, this cleanser is a gentler way to clear buildup on the skin and reduce the look of pores. This product works for all skin types and can be used day and night and the pumpkin enzymes work to purify skin without over drying it for a fresh and healthy glow.

$49 at Sephora

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