Rich in vitamins A, E and C, pumpkin puree leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Pumpkins contain enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that gently exfoliate the skin, giving a healthy glow.
Cucurbita pepo is native to China. It belongs to the cucumber family (Cucurbitaceae), range from yellow to bright orange in colour and can grow very large and heavy. There are many annual record-breaking attempts from growing the largest to how fast one can carve a face into a pumpkin - can you beat 24 seconds?