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October 7, 2016

What Is Your Pumpkin Spice Percentage?

Fall is finally here! It seems to be everyone’s favorite season, with cooler weather, cozy clothes, and comfort foods galore. Best of all, pumpkin spice is back on the shelves and filling the air with its unforgettable scent. Are you a pumpkin spice super-fan? Or can the spice be a little too strong for you to handle?

Find out what your pumpkin spice percentage is with our quiz below. Share it and compare your results to find out how compatible your friend’s fall tastes are to your own.

Whether you choose to ingest, carve, or decorate with, pumpkins are the most versatile symbol of the season. Pumpkins can even make a healthy beauty ingredient. From body scrubs to soothing lotions, you’ll find pumpkin helps to replenish and reawaken the skin.

Why Is Pumpkin So Good For Your Skin and Hair?

Pumpkin has many nutrients and benefits that are not only good for you but also your hair and skin. The reason why pumpkin is used in so many DIY recipes for hair conditioners and skin masks is because it contains:

  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • These nutrients can help your skin and hair glow in a number of ways. Antioxidants and free radicals can help prevent against wrinkles and other signs of aging. The Vitamin C can reverse hair damage and strengthen hair over time. Vitamin E is great for your skin and preventing harmful effects of the sun on skin.

    How Do I Get the Full Benefits of Pumpkin?

    If you’re looking to try a number of DIY masks, conditioners, or other natural skincare products, we’ve got you covered! You can use Pumpkin in so many different ways, from hair and nails to skin. If you’re carving pumpkins this Halloween, you can even make your own products! Learn how to make your own facial masks for Halloween.

    Want to Learn More About How to Treat Your Skin and Hair?

    Love finding fun, DIY ways to take care of your skin and hair? So do we! If you have a passion for beauty, you might want to consider an education in esthetics. At Aveda Institute Idaho in Boise and Twin Falls, our esthetics students can learn what goes into products and why to better recommend the right products based on their guest’s skin and hair type.


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