Much more than a treat for your taste buds, this nutrient-packed gourd lends an impressive boost to the season’s most essential skin-care products.
1. Peter Thomas Roth “Pumpkin” Enzyme Mask
Got seven minutes to spare? That’s all this Peter Thomas Roth mask needs to work its magic. Harnessing both the skin-smoothing and exfoliating properties of pumpkin enzymes and the peeling powers of alpha-hydroxy acid, the treatment promises to leave your skin looking brighter and refreshed in less time than it takes to finish that PSL you just ordered.
2. Rhonda Allison “Pumpkin E” Serum
Step one: Wash and dry your face. Step two: Apply this silky serum, enhanced with pumpkinseed oil and moisturizing vitamin E to help bolster collagen production and prevent signs of aging. Step three: Marvel at how young your skin looks.
$38, Le Visage Spa.
3. Naturopathica “Pumpkin” Purifying Enzyme Peel
Zits and blackheads may very well become a thing of the past when you add this formidable peel to your weekly routine. Made with responsibly sourced cinnamon bark, rosemary, and oregano extracts in addition to antioxidant-rich pumpkin purée, it works hard to eliminate clogged pores and keep your face blessedly blemish-free.
$62, Neiman Marcus.
4. Arcona Pumpkin Body Lotion 10% Regenerate
Whether we skipped it altogether or simply failed to reapply after a couple of sweaty hours outside, we’ve all made mistakes in the sunscreen department. Formulated to restore elasticity and tone, this small-batch lotion from Arcona aims to right our skin-care wrongs with a healing blend of pumpkin extract and glycolic acid.