Pumpkin Treatments to Indulge In

The transition from summer heat to chilly fall weather can take a toll on our skin. With autumn approaching, it’s time to indulge in everything pumpkin. This signature fall vegetable is packed with vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, vitamin C, E and beta-carotene, just to name a few. Among its numerous health benefits, pumpkin spice also promotes glowing skin from head to toe.

The Spa at Fearrington will be offering a Pumpkin Spice Manicure and Pedicure, Pumpkin Spice Body Exfoliation for either 60 or 90 minutes, and a 60 minute Pumpkin Spice Facial. Pamper yourself with a full spa day or simply choose one or two treatments. These treatments will be available through the end of the year.

The Pumpkin Spice Manicure and Pedicure is an excellent source of hydration. Due to the high enzyme content, pumpkin is very effective for hydrating, soothing and softening dry, cracked hands and feet. The Pumpkin Spice exfoliation and lotion also helps to combat dry skin.

The Pumpkin Spice Exfoliation nourishes tired or dry skin instantly, creating a healthy glow anytime your skin needs a boost! The effects of the summer sun can leave your skin dehydrated. Pumpkin contains natural enzymes that help to dissolve dry skin cells. This treatment includes a vigorous dry brushing, an exfoliation with Pumpkin Spice Sugar, and a massage with Pumpkin Spice hydrating lotion.

The Pumpkin Spice Facial is an excellent for all skin types, but especially if your skin is damaged from environmental conditions such as overexposure to the sun. Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which soothes and softens your skin, and vitamin C, an antioxidant that can help to alleviate damage from free radicals. It also helps to remove old surface skin cells and promote new cell production. Pumpkin peels can also help with breakouts and acne problems. The nutrients in pumpkin can help soothe and reduce inflammation naturally, helping skin recover from acne-related damage.

From facial treatments to invigorating body treatments to pampering of the hands and feet, pumpkin and pumpkin extracts can be used in a variety of indulgent treatments at The Spa. Book your fall treatments with The Spa at Fearrington to begin your road to relaxation and hydration.

– Angela, Spa Manager

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