It’s the Season for Skin & Hair Healing!
‘Tis the season when the leaves start changing. You’re packing away your swimming suits, and grabbing some layerable cardigans. Cinnamon might start sounding good. One of the clearest signs that autumn is coming is the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Soon, pumpkin is EVERYWHERE.
Pumpkin bars at the office, pumpkin candles at home, and of course pumpkin pie starts making an appearance at potlucks.
Well, we’ve been loving Pumpkin all year round . . . on our faces! The power of pumpkin has a not-so-hidden secret – it’s in its SEEDS. We’ll share a bit about why this seed packs a punch, and then how you can give yourself a new way to improve your skin this fall.
WHY PUMPKIN SEEDS ARE AMAZING
Health blogs have long touted the Pumpkin Seed as a powerhouse of nutrition. We believe in cold-pressing our oils, as you may know. So our Pumpkin Seed Oil maintains all of the skin-boosting and hair-smoothing benefits of each of these vitamins.
Pumpkin Seed Oil is chocked full of carotenoids such as lutein and beta-carotene, which is a form of Vitamin A. It also boasts a healthy Vitamin E load of both forms of Vitamin E, which are Tocopherols and Tocotrienols.
It also has Zinc, Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, as well as antioxidants.
DID YOU KNOW?
Pumpkin Seed Oil is not 100% fat, which is pretty uncommon with oils. It’s actually rich in amino acid proteins as well. No kidding.
Here are some of its nutrient acids:
- Stearic Acid
- Palmitic Acid
- Oleic Acid
- Linoleic Acid
- Alpha Linoleic Acid
- Arachidic Acid
- Gadoleic Acid
- Behenic Acid
- Palmitoleic Acid
Here are the vitamins:
- Vitamin E (Tocopherols & Tocotrienols)
- Vitamin A (Beta Carotene & Lutein)
- Vitamin C
WHY THESE NUTRIENTS MATTER
By being so potent, it has a host of benefits for the skin for retaining moisture, fighting free radicals, and combating the signs of aging. It renews skin, evens skin tone, heals acne scars, and prevents breakouts.