Even if a Pumpkin Spice Latte isn’t your go-to coffee order once fall hits (it sure ain’t mine) that doesn’t mean you can’t revel in prime pumpkin season with products that are far from being basic. Forgot those generic candles and overly sweetened beverages, here we’ve put together a list of great pumpkin spice products that are not only chic but that you’re sure to love all winter long.
Keep reading for our top seven not-so-basic pumpkin spice products!
Lalicious Pumpkin Spice Set
Fall can make your skin look dull and tired. If you’re feeling like your skin needs some pumpkin-spice-lovin’ TLC, put in moisture back and renew your skin. This Lalicious Pumpkin Spice set available through the Elmwood Spa in Toronto includes a sugar scrub to exfoliate and renew the skin, and a body butter with shea, aloe vera, and Vitamin E. Shed away dead skin cells, and smell good doing it, too!
Willibald Limited-Edition Gingerbread Gin
It’s not quite pumpkin spice, but it’s close enough! The Gingerbread Gin, from Willibald Farm Distillery, has a beautiful balance of sweet and spice with a menthol finish. It’s infused with cinnamon, clove, and ginger — a perfect taste for a cozy night in! Make sure to get your bottle now, as it’s on limited release starting early November on LCBO!
Pumpkin Spice Flourish Pancake Mix
Start your morning right this fall season with this pumpkin spice pancake mix from local brand Flourish. Totally healthy, this limited edition pancake mix contains all-natural nutrients, including protein, fibre. The best part? You can indulge yourself in eating double the serving without feeling guilty; it contains zero sugar and zero refined carbs! It’s easy to make and good to eat; what more can I say?
Blume Pumpkin Spice Blend
Treat yourself after a long day with a sweet drink, and have some of this Blume Pumpkin Spice Blend. All you need to do is mix one teaspoon of the pumpkin spice blend in hot water or warm milk, add some honey or maple syrup, and you have yourself a sweet pumpkin spice latte! This drink is also perfect to take before going to bed, as it’s caffeine-free, rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A to boost your immune system and lower your blood sugar.
Sara Happ Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub
Let’s face it, as much as we love fall, the season can be hard on our skin, especially on our lips. Get rid of the dry, flaky skin with Sara Happ’s pumpkin spice lip scrub. Infused with jojoba, grape, and sunflower seed oils, this product will leave your lips soft and supple.
Tease Pumpkin Spice Tea
The pumpkin spice black tea blend is a seasonal tea, which local brand Tease Tea offers. This blend aims to evoke homelike comfort, perfect for a cozy fall morning. It has notes of apple, rosehip, and hibiscus, plus natural pumpkin and cinnamon flavours.
Tease Tea is a woman-owned, local business, which supports and empowers other women. They give back to their community by giving access to funding, community, and mentorship to marginalized women, plus investing in young girls’ education by supporting Plan Canada International.
Pumpkin Spice Vegan White Chocolate Bar
Enjoy a pumpkin spice-infused vegan white chocolate this holiday. What’s great about this is that each bar is personally and uniquely designed and made, and the company sources their cocoa ethically. It doesn’t have artificial preservatives, fillers, and emulsifiers, and it’s everything you love about a chocolate bar, minus the allergens!
(Story by Editor-in-Chief, @GracieCarroll)