Pumpkin have long been used for traditional medicine in many counties, such as China, Argentina, India, Mexico, Brazil and Korea, since pumpkin flesh and seeds are rich not only in proteins, antioxidants and vitamins such as carotenoids and tocopherols and minerals, but low in fat and calories. B-Carotene reduces skin damage from the sun and acid as an anti-inflammatory agent. α-Carotene is thought to slow the aging process, reduce the risk of developing cataracts, and prevent tumor growth. Vitamin E (tocopherols) protects the cell from oxidative damage by preventing the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids in cell membrane. pumpkin Seeds often eating as a snack, are a good source of zinc, polyunsaturated fatty acids and phytosterols (e.g: β-Sitosterol) with can prevent chronic disease. recent studies have reported that pumpkin can benefit the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia, because of its high β-Sitosterol content, β-Sitosterol has been indicated to reduce blood cholesterol and to decrease of certain types of cancers. Pumpkin is packed with fruit enzymes and Alpha hydroxy Acids (AHAs), which increase cell turnover, to brighten and smooth the skin. Pumpkin obtains antioxidant Vitamin A and Vitamin C to help soften and sooth the skin and boost collagen production to prevent the signs of aging. Zinc and pumpkin seeds is brilliant for acne sufferers. Zinc will help control the hormone level and oil production, as well as assist with healing of the skin. Pumpkin seeds are high in essential fatty acids and Vitamin E, which are necessary to maintain good barrier function of the skin. they also regulate sebum, great for an oily skin. The molecular structure of pumpkin is small and therefore can penetrate deeper into the skin when used topically. This is amazing for treating a dull complexion, again skin and pigmentation. Due to the many benefits pumpkin has, clients can adjust their home care routine to include products with this key ingredient. A day moisturizer with SPF is recommended specially if you are concerned with hyperpigmentation. look for formulations with unique encapsulations technology that time-releases active ingredients and sunscreens into the skin for enhance ultraviolet (UV) protection, while inhibiting melanosome activity and providing hydration benefits. Pair up with a night time treatment moisturizer that also contains peptides, antioxidants and plant extracts like Giant Withe Bird of Paradise Seed and Moth Bean Seed to improve luminosity, strengthen Skin and increase cell turnover all while they sleep. For the best results this season, its simple – Target skin with products containing PUMPKIN!.
Vivian G. Diaz is the owner of Derma Designers, She is a CIDESCO diplomat, Licensed Medical Aesthetician in USA and Canada, licensed Laser and Electrologist technician (CCE & CME), licensed phlebotomist, Professional Makeup Artist, Body wrapper, and Skincare Instructor instructor.