We love pineapples...what's not to love? Yes, they taste great (pina colada, anyone?) but there's more. The king of all tropical fruit, the pineapple is full of B vitamins (B=beauty!) B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6, plus manganese, copper, and beta-carotene. Pineapple juice is full of Vitamin C and potassium. It is one of the best sources of anti-oxidants not only boost your immunity but also help to keep your skin youthful and glowing.
Here are some benefits you might not know about pineapples:
The vitamin C found in pineapple juice can very effective acne treatment. Using a spot treatment or mask with pineapple in it can be very beneficial to help with blemishes and get rid of blotchiness. The ascorbic acid in pineapples can also slowly fade acne scars.
Pineapples can be the perfect exfoliator or scrub. They contain an enzyme called bromelain, which help to brighten and soften the skin. It can also unclog pores and dissolve blackheads.
Concerned about aging? Pineapples are loaded with antioxidants and alpha-hydroxy acids, which fight skin-damaging free radicals. Plus, pineapple juice can synthesize collagen!
Using the juice as a toner can even help fade dark sports. (WARNING: do not leave on the skin more than 5-10 minutes) Apply with a cotton ball, let it dry and then washing it with cold water.
Here's our advice: Be a pineapple. Stand Tall. Wear a Crown. And always be Sweet on the Inside.