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Don’t satisfy your pumpkin cravings just by sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Applied topically pumpkin dissolves dead skin cells, making it a gentle chemical exfoliant, skin brightener and allowing the rest of your skincare products to be absorbed more efficiently. Pumpkin contains powerhouse ingredients like vitamins A, C, E and K plus potassium, iron, zinc and magnesium so it’s an ideal skin slougher, soother, nourisher, healer and protector. And, it’s worth a mention…pumpkin smells amazing!
Here are 9 new favorites for the season:
Burts Bees Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm ($3.29 )
Founded in France in 1957 by a dermatologist and aesthetician, the professionally distributed G.M. Collin Skin Care is now based in Montreal. As the national director of education for the brand, Karen Asquith provides skincare training programs and guidance for an international staff of 140. She is a sought after speaker at skin care industry forums because G.M. Collin has a long history of being on the cutting edge of new ingredients beginning with collagen over 50 years ago to the latest in plant stem cell technology. You can also find her as a guest contributor to Web M.D.
Karen puts her technical knowledge to practice too. Since 200, she has been the lead aesthetician at the pre-Osc