I love love, love pineapples. Oh yeah, you feel right. I just simply love pineapples, its tangy juice and the amazing benefits of pineapple for skin. Pineapple (Ananas comosus), the king of tropical fruits, is a symbol of fun, hospitality, and tropical vacations.

This golden orange-colored fruit is beautifully cross-hatched and spiny from its outside. It’s my all-time favorite fruit, not because of its refreshing, exotic, and delicious sweet taste but also due to its enormous array of nutrients that can benefit us.

Pineapples contain a large number of vitamins like vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, thiamin, manganese, potassium, copper, enzymes, antioxidants, beta-carotene and folic acid. It contains enzyme bromelain and some important dietary fibers and is low in calories as well.

Due to all these characteristics, pineapples are widely used in beauty products and shows amazing results on our skin.

Benefits Of Pineapple For Skin

There are enormous benefits of pineapple for skin. It provides a lot of benefits to the health of our skin. With the consumption of pineapple and its juice on a regular basis, you got fair skin complexion and glowing skin as well. It is heavily loaded with vitamin C, which is effective for people having acne, inflammation, and sensitive skin. It has a lot of other beauty benefits as well, which are discussed in the post below.

Skin Whitening With Pineapple

One of the benefits of pineapple is its skin whitening properties. It is quite useful for getting fair complexion and brightness.

Pineapple contains vitamin C, which is helpful in vanishing all the acne marks on your skin, thus making it clear and bright. It contains bromelain that cures many skincare problems including acne issues.

Regular use of pineapple juice keeps skin hydrated and has skin whitening ability.

If you want to avoid the side effects of fairness creams in the market, you simply rub pineapple chunks on your face and got instant fairness results within minutes. But you can’t do this process every day due to the acidic nature of pineapples.

Natural Exfoliator

Pineapples are used as a natural exfoliator in many organic skin care products and DIY scrubs at our home. Its exfoliating nature is due to the presence of a rich amount of alpha-hydroxy acids that remove all the dead cells on our skin, thus making our skin soft and supple. This is the reason, mostly pineapple scrubs are available in the market nowadays.

Useful For Acne Treatment

Pineapple juice is enriched with vitamins especially vitamin C, bromelain enzyme, and an abundant number of antioxidants which makes it an effective remedy for acne treatment.

Research shows that pineapple has been used as part of traditional folk medicine. Bromelain in pineapple is used as phtotherapeutic agent and is used for its anti-inflammatory, antithrombotic and fibrinolytic affects, anticancer activity and immunomodulatory effects, etc.

Vitamin C in pineapple works against the sources of acne and its antioxidants halt any kind of bacterial infections. In this way, acne is reduced to a great extent.

It also contains a lot of anti-inflammatory substances that prevent acne problems and any breakout issue. Thus, making our skin clear and free of dark acne spots.

Anti-Aging Properties

This benefit of pineapple makes our skin youthful. As pineapple has anti-aging properties because it is one of the best sources of antioxidants, vitamins such as vitamin A, esp. vitamin C, alpha hydroxy-acids, potassium, and amino acids.

A huge reservoir of anti-oxidants in pineapple boosts our immune system and removes all the notorious free radicals, thus making our skin smooth, firm, and younger.

Skin-friendly vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin A and alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) help in cell and tissue repair and collagen synthesis. In this way, skin becomes more flexible, soft, and youthful.

Pineapple Shrinks Large Pores

Those people who are facing large pores problem, this benefit of pineapple works best for them. As pineapple is a natural astringent, it tightens up our skin.

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To prepare a skin tightening pineapple face mask, make fresh pineapple juice and apply it all over the face with the help of a cotton ball. You will notice the skin tightening effect instantly and shrinking of large pores occur within a few days.

Pineapple For Soft Lips

If you want plump, juicy, soft and flake-free lips, then pineapple is the right choice for you guys.

Due to abundant benefits of pineapple, you can use it in organic lip balms as well. Because it is a natural cure for chapped lips.

Pineapple lightens up dark lips due to its acidic nature. But due to its acidic nature, its use over lips can be tricky sometimes. If your lips are dry, chapped and bleeding, then pineapple use over lips will be painful for you because of its acidic nature, so don’t use it over bleeding lips.

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Besides its acidic nature, if you want to achieve pouty kissable lips, then use pineapple as a natural lip scrub, when mixed with sugar granules. To make pineapple lip scrub, take 2 tablespoons of pineapple puree and one tablespoon of slightly grounded sugar in a clean container. Mix both the ingredients well and massage it on your lips for 2-3 minutes.

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Pineapple gives hydrated and nourished lips when it is combined with extra-virgin coconut oil.

So in order to make pineapple lip balm, mix one tablespoon of pineapple puree with one teaspoon of extra-virgin coconut oil and apply a thin layer on your lips. It makes your lips soft and moisturized.

Pineapple For Soft And Cracked-Free Feet

In summers, walking barefoot on the beach makes you feel good. But at the same time, it will crack your heels. So, why don’t you use tropical pineapple for a pedicure?

As pineapple contains alpha-hydroxy acid which exfoliates our dead skin cells.

The active ingredient bromelain in fresh pineapple also cleanses and removes dead skin cells and other skin impurities on feet.

Research also shows that bromelain is an extract, that is obtained from the pineapple plant and is used as a traditional folk remedy for several ailments. Diverse biological processes like anti-inflammatory, anti-oedematous, analgesic, anti-thrombotic, exfoliation, etc. are involved in bromelain’s therapeutic actions.

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You can make a DIY foot scrubber by mixing salt and pineapple puree which is helpful for exfoliating cracked heels and making foot skin soft and supple.

Pineapple For Healthy Nails

When your nails look brittle, dry, and cracked as well. Then, you must encounter vitamin A and vitamin B deficiency. In this condition, use pineapple fruit and its juice, both of them contain these vitamins.

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Try out this pineapple nail mask for healthy and strong nails. For this, the topical application of pineapple juice with lemon and egg white strengthen our nails and give them shine as well. This mixture also softens our nail cuticles and makes them healthy.

To enjoy the maximum benefits of this amazing fruit. Do include it in your diet and drink its juice regularly. Also, apply it topically on your skin to cure many skin issues.

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