What Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Are Good For...

We have great news! Thanksgiving is not only a holiday for your stomach, it's a holiday for your skin!!

In addition to being delicious ingredients in your Thanksgiving dishes, the following foods can also be a treat for your skin:

Pumpkin - Not only is pumpkin a seasonal favorite, but it is also rich in vitamins A, C, E, & K, fatty acids and zinc. The oil in pumpkin seeds helps to increase circulation and hydration and decrease dark circles, making it a great ingredient for eye creams! Enzymes from pumpkin pulp are great for removing flaky skin and for treating acne.

Cranberry - As if we didn't enjoy cranberries enough! Our favorite thanksgiving fruit contains Omega 3,6,9, and vitamin E. It also has natural anti-inflammatory and anti-septic qualities. The oil protects skin from free radicals, keeping your skin looking young! Also, when applied to the skin, cranberries can help treat acne, eczema and psoriasis. Mix cranberry and yogurt to create a homemade facial mask!

Butternut Squash - This delicious Thanksgiving side contains a rich source of vitamins and minerals like vitamin A and E, and helps to maintain elasticity and clarity of the skin.

Sweet Potato - Now sweet potatoes seem even sweeter! Rich in vitamins A and C, sweet potatoes, help to smooth out wrinkles by stimulating collagen production. It can also help clear acne!