First Halloween and then Thanksgiving, fall is definitely pumpkin season. Believe it or not, besides making great pies and jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins also contain vitamin A, which softens skin, vitamin C, which reverses skin damage, and zinc, which promotes elasticity. Plus, who doesn’t love the warm, spicy scent of pumpkin? Try these great pumpkin-enhanced products to keep your skin beautiful and strong through the coming winter months.
If you love the sweet, warm smells of fall and Thanksgiving, coat your body with Bath and Body Works Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Body
Fall harvest is a rich and plentiful time when beautiful things happen: apples ripen, pumpkins become stylish, and butternut squash soups are all the rage. Even as we approach winter and wave goodbye to fall, we still can smell Golden Delicious apples and taste delicious pumpkin pie…all in the shower and while we put on our makeup. If you are like me and love fall and all its flavors, here is a bounty of beauty products to help you preserve the season even after the leaves are gone.
Melvita Yellow Fruit Shower Scrub ($14)
Melvita, a French organic skincare company, makes a slew of organic shower gels worth stocking up on. Fall harvest fragrance options include zesty berries (raspbe
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It has been said that flowers and champagne set the stage, but chocolate steals the show. Did you know that a piece of chocolate melting in your mouth is more intense than a passionate kiss – and the effects last four times as long? Beauty too can’t resist chocolate’s siren call; you’ll find it included in everything from fragrance to bronzing powder.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for a little indulgence. Check out these calorie-free treats for face, body and soul. Who needs a truffle when you can soak in a bath brimming with chocolate flavored suds or scrub your body with a mouth-watering chocolate exfoliant?
And remember: Chocolate doesn’t make th
There is nothing as nostalgic as a peppermint candy cane. The red and white striped sweet goes hand in hand with childhood holiday memories of Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and The Grinch. In addition to being a delectable edible, peppermint has many beauty and health benefits. A cross between watermint and spearmint, the oil from the peppermint plant can soothe aching feet as well as settle an upset tummy (perhaps suffering from too much holiday cheer!). Applying peppermint oil to your scalp not only makes your hair smell good, it promotes hair growth, increases blood circulation and adds gloss. And did you know that the menthol in peppermint is good for those of us with oily skin as it controls e