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Halloween Scares Up Pumpkin Beauty Ingredients and Offerings

Posted: October 31, 2013

Kline Blogs offers insight on the beauty of pumpkins for skin care treatments in its post "Trick-or-Treatment!" "Pumpkins aren’t just for pie anymore. This time of year, we see inspiration from these beautiful orange edibles in coffee, candles, and even beer," the post begins. "More and more, they are sprouting up in the world of beauty, with numerous examples of beautiful pumpkin picks and Halloween treats uncovered during our industry research.

"When it comes to skin care, pumpkin enzymes can be a natural and powerful exfoliant and antioxidant. Spas across the country are offering pumpkin peels and facials to exfoliate dead skin cells and help rejuvenate skin for a natural glow. Several products can create the experience at home, including MyChelle Dermaceuticals’ collection, which includes Pumpkin Renew Cream, Incredible Pumpkin Peel, and Creamy Pumpkin Cleanser. Naturopathica Pumpkin Purifying Enzyme Peel exfoliates with pumpkin enzymes to promote a clear and radiant complexion. FarmHouse Fresh Splendid Dirt Pumpkin Mud Mask imparts over 12 potent nutrients that purify congested skin and improve oxygenation. Numerous recipes can also be found online for a full do-it-yourself experience.

"For hand and body care, fragrance becomes a more powerful element. Philosophy’s Homemade Pumpkin Pie Shampoo, Shower Gel and Bubble Bath features a fragrant blend of pumpkin and spice and is said to gently cleanse and condition, leaving skin and hair feeling ultra soft. Bath & Body Works’ Deep Cleansing Hand Soaps are available in these favorite seasonal favorite scents: Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin, Creamy Pumpkin, and Pumpkin Cupcake.

"The freakishly hot nail market has not escaped the Halloween madness. Creativity with nail art is reaching an all-time high with numerous spooky holiday-themed designs, and many marketers are featuring themed collections including professional China Glaze’s Monsters Ball line, with such shades as Bat My Eyes and Ghoulish Glow," the post concludes.

So what autumn- or scary-tinged products does your brand cook up for Halloween? Do you feel like holiday marketing benefits a brand, or do you prefer to stick to a more straightforward, timeless program? Share with us on Facebook!