While raw pumpkin, a little like butternut squash, smells and looks pretty unappetising raw it’s absolutely delicious in sweet and savoury dishes when cooked to perfection.Good for you too, it turns out, as the nutrition team at global healthcare company Abbott have compiled a list of its many health benefits.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 20 hacks to pimp your Halloween house party Halloween hacks: 13 creative no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas
Believe it or not, pumpkin flesh exfoliates, hydrates and protects your skin - all at the same time. Whilst its essential fatty acids deliver a hydration boost, vitamins A and C get to work on those ageing free radicals and alpha hydroxy acids boost cell turnover, revealing a brighter, more radiant you.
For Halloween this year, celebrate the season by decorating your home, without the mess of pumpkin carving, by painting and decorating a pumpkin with glitter spiders.
#CHILDMags Guest Instagrammer Jade @hipster_mum gives us some Aussie Halloween food tips. “Halloween has traditionally had an American vibe, but when it comes to decorating, this year it’s time to define our own spooky season style. Grab some summer fruit and get creative - pineapples make great pumpkins, bananas make wicked ghosts and watermelons slice into insanely realistic brains. ...
While carving a pumpkin can be a lot of fun, it doesn’t always turn out as you’d hoped. But paint or decorate it instead and you’re bound to have a whole lot more luck. These ideas are really simple but provide some brilliant ideas as to how you can add a touch of Halloween to your home - in a chic way. Tweet us a pic of your decorated pumpkin at @YahooStyleUK. 25 Kids Halloween Costume Ideas (And Not A Ghost In Sight)25 Completely Awesome Homemade Halloween Costumes
Pumpkins are busting with goodness for your skin and hair - and are very affordable when they’re in season. You should definitely give this natural face mask a whirl.