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3 Ways To Add Pumpkin To Your Skin Care Routine

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The transition from the summer heat to brisk fall weather can certainly take a toll on your skin. Although stocking up on a quality moisturizer is beneficial, the key to keeping your skin fresh and healthy may be sitting in your backyard. Autumn is the best time to take advantage of pumpkin and its skincare benefits.

Pumpkins offer the benefits like:

  • Help promote cell turnover
  • Brightens & smooths skin
  • Is a natural source of zinc which fights acne
  • High in fatty acids and vitamin E

Regardless of the skin type you have, pumpkin-based products can help! Here are a few ways to incorporating pumpkin into your fall skincare routine:

1. Pumpkin Spice Body Scrub

Everyone needs a good exfoliant! They are great for getting rid of dry, dead skin and can help bring back a natural glow. However, it is important to moisturize after any scrub.  If you don’t have a moisturizer, simply add a few teaspoons of rich plant oil to your Pumpkin Spice scrub recipe.

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup organic canned pumpkin (or homemade pumpkin puree)
  • Mix sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon together. Mix with pumpkin. Apply to skin and scrub in a circular motion, and rinse.

2. Pumpkin Puree Moisturizer

This moisturizer should be made in small batches because it will get moldy if left unused. It should be stored in the fridge

In a large bowl mix:

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Store in the fridge and use just like a regular moisturizer!

3. Pumpkin Flesh Facial

It sounds a bit odd, but you can toss pumpkin puree right onto your skin and leave it be for several minutes and be doing some good for your skin.

If you have a little more time, try this facial:

  • 2 tablespoons of canned pumpkin (puréed)
  • 1 tablespoon of soy yogurt or ¼ teaspoon of soy milk
  • ½ teaspoon of brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cranberry juice or
  • ½ teaspoon oatmeal

Since autumn is the season of pumpkin, put it to good use! Try these DIY seasonal skin care treatments and let us know how you like them.

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Why Microdermabrasion?

FYBC 9:5.jpgMicrodermabrasion is proven to be one of the most successful ways to keep the signs of aging at bay. However, microdermabrasion facial works for more than just aging. Microdermabrasion has a special way of rejuvenating the skin, leaving fresh after one treatment. Here are some interesting facts about microdermabrasion that you may want to know before trying:

  • Microdermabrasion is not suggested for those that are suffering from eczema, dermatitis, active sunburns, lupus, herpes, weak capillaries, widespread acne, and rosacea. It is a great idea to consult with a healthcare professional before receiving a microdermabrasion treatment.
  • Microdermabrasion is a popular choice over chemicals peels and laser treatments simply because they are more affordable and safer!
  • One of the great things about microdermabrasion is that it increases blood flow, offering greater nutrition to your skin cells. This increases to cell production have a positive effect skin’s elasticity.
  • Diminished fine line, wrinkles, and acne scars are results of microdermabrasion. However, results vary based on the individual.
  • Refrain from an at home microdermabrasion kit. At home, kits tend to be extremely harsh on skin and act more like a face scrub.
  • After microdermabrasion removes dead skin cells, your skin care products are 50% more likely to penetrate the surface of your skin!

As the fall weather moves in, you may notice a shift in the state of your skin. Colder temperatures and the dry Colorado climate are a harsh combination on your skin. As your skin begins to become affected by the elements, our skin care services will be here to keep you feeling fresh. If you are looking to breathe some life back into your skin, now is a great time to try microdermabrasion! With the right help, the cold weather doesn’t have to take a toll on your skin. Contact us today or book your appointment online now!


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The Best Ways To Prepare Your Skin For Fall Weather

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As Denver’s best waxing and facial spa, we feel it is our job to inform our clients as best we can about all things skin and beauty! One of the largest factors of skin health is climate. With that being said, as Fall rolls in. Colorado is in for a climate shift very soon. In order to keep your skin looking as good, if not better than it did during the summer months, our professional and educated staff are here to help you prepare. With Colorado’s  dry climate, often causes the skin to react more harshly as the weather changes from hot to cold. In order to prevent any unwanted skin set backs, we are offering our clients the best skin care available in Denver. Our microdermabrasion facials and chemical peels are a great way to soothe and moisturize irritated or dry skin. Contrary to popular belief, your favorite moisturizer will not be enough as the seasons change! For better-looking skin, make sure your skin is prepared for the change with the help the help of professionals Visit our site online and view our spa menu for a complete list of the services we offer here at Forever Young Body Clinic. If you like what you say, book your appointment with us today. We look forward to seeing you.