Pineapple extract is found in most creams, masks and professional cosmetic treatments because of its astounding properties. You wonder why? First, pineapple fruits, leaves and stems are rich in vitamin C, which maintains the optimal level of collagen in the skin and accelerates the healing process after burns and wounds. Also, it contains beta-carotene, which moisturizes the skin and helps maintain its structure and its functions.
Last but not least, it’s rich in antioxidants, most notably being the bromelain. It prevents skin aging, has anti-inflammatory properties, it’s a scrub, softens and moisturizes. To take advantage of these effects, you don’t have to take a run to cosmetics store! A nutritious and easy to prepare mask can be made in the comfort of your home.
You need 3-4 pineapple slices, 1 tablespoon of natural honey, 1 tablespoon of cream and 2 tablespoons of oatmeal. Mix these ingredients in the blender until a creamy consistency is formed, then apply a thick layer on the face and neck. After 15 minutes, remove the mask with warm water. Refreshing effect is immediate, and if used frequently, it will close the pores and will treat marks left by pimples.