Erase age spots with a “cream”
Alpha hydroxy acids in pumpkin increase cell turnover to even out skin tone, says Dr. Shamban. Plus, the gourd’s vitamin C inhibits the enzyme responsible for the production of melanin (skin’s pigment), preventing new age spots from forming. And mixing pumpkin with Greek yogurt (a gentle exfoliant) will brighten skin even more! ■ TRY IT! In a bowl, combine 1 Tbs. of pumpkin purée with 1 Tbs. of plain Greek yogurt. Apply to areas with dark spots. Let sit for 15 minutes; rinse off with water. Use two to three times a week for noticeable results within three weeks.