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Why Thanksgiving Dinner Is Great For Your Skin

Why Thanksgiving Dinner Is Great For Your Skin
Schané Flowers
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Great skin starts from within so it’s important to nourish it with an abundance of skin-loving foods in order to keep your skin looking its absolute best.  Luckily, some elements of your thanksgiving dinner provide an array of incredible vitamins and minerals that are essential for maintaining gorgeous, glowing skin.

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Cranberries are a huge part of thanksgiving dinner. Whether you have cranberry sauce with your turkey or infuse your pumpkin pie with these little red berries – they are absolutely full of skin-loving nutrients.

High in antioxidants, cranberries can help to protect your skin from free radical damage. Cranberries are also high in an acne-fighting compound called resveratrol, helping to keep your skin calm and clear.

High in vitamin C, cranberries can help to prevent psoriasis and eczema, keeping your skin soft, supple and healthy.

The ARCONA Cranberry Gommage works wonders for blemish-prone skin. Infused with cranberryextract, this gentle exfoliator works to purify the skin, helping to unclog the pores and leave the skin looking smoother and more refined.


You might not have thought it, but your thanksgiving pumpkin pie could actually work wonders for your complexion! Loaded with beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant, pumpkin can help to protect your skin from free radical damage. Pumpkins also contain an abundance of the skin-loving vitamins A and C, which work to boost collagen production and soften the skin, leaving you with a plump, smooth complexion.

The ESPA Optimal Skin Procleanser is a 3-in-1 cleanser, exfoliator and mask that works to visibly brighten and smooth the complexion. Infused with Pumpkin Enzymes, the procleanser works to remove the buildup of dead skin cells, helping to reveal a truly radiant complexion.

Sweet Potato

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without sweet potatoes and, as it turns out, neither would your skin! A serving of sweet potato is packed full of vitamin A – containing 200% of your recommended daily allowance of the vitamin. This helps to protect our skin from free radical damage, as well as promoting a hydrated, glowing complexion.

The Carrots Daily Moisture Body Lotion from YesTo is infused with a blend of carrots and sweet potatoes which work to deeply moisturize the entire body while protecting against environmental aggressors. You’ll be left with truly hydrated, glowing skin.


Finally, not to forget the main part of thanksgiving dinner, the turkey! Turkey is packed full of zinc which is essential for the production of protein. Protein assists with the production of collagen and elastin fibres, which keeps the skin looking plump and youthful.

Schané Flowers
Content Writer
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A beauty enthusiast by heart and a plant lover, I'm always looking for the latest and greatest in skincare and beauty, especially clean and organic! I think everyone's entitled to high quality skincare at any budget, and I'm always on the lookout for what's new in the industry be it tips, tricks, or products!