People usually have trouble with dead skin cells that cause dryness on the skin. The dead cells are piling up causing layers of dead skin cells. These layers make your skin rough and flaky. It is often treated through exfoliating scrubs that can be bought in the market. Homemade scrubs are also effective in exfoliating the skin. These scrubs remove the layers of dead skin cells that can reveal the fresh and youthful skin underneath.
One particular fruit that can be used in making a homemade exfoliant is a pineapple. Ananas comosus, or commonly known as pineapple, is a tropical fruit that is native to southern Brazil and Paraguay. It contains a substance called enzyme which is known as a natural exfoliant. These enzymes are usually derived from fresh fruits and vegetables like pineapples. They also remove toxins out of human body. Fruits containing enzymes are effective in exfoliating one’s skin.
Aside from enzymes, pineapples also contain a substance called bromelain. Bromelain are anti-inflammatory and are also natural cleansers. It is also used in relieving a person from pain and swelling due to injuries.
Pineapples are good ingredients in making a homemade exfoliating facial mask. You can make your very own facial scrubs using a fruit that can easily be found like a pineapple. It will not cost much if you will compare it with the other scrubs being sold at the market. It is also easy to make. Pineapples can also be mixed with other fruits and vegetables to attain the youthful glow of the skin that you once have.
Steps in making an exfoliating pineapple facial scrub:
- Prepare the ingredients. For this facial scrub, you will only need a pineapple, papaya, honey, and oatmeal.
- Squeeze the juice of the pineapple and papaya and place it into a bowl.
- Add a tablespoon of oatmeal and honey.
- Mix all of the ingredients.
In applying the solution you have made, make sure to massage it gently on your face in circular motions. Do not let the solution get in your eyes. Rinse it with lukewarm water after 5 minutes.
Aside from honey, pineapples can also be mixed with an egg white. To do this, you simply need to put the pineapples and a beaten egg white into a blender. When you have created a cream, apply it to your face and rinse after 5 minutes.
Using fresh ingredients like pineapple or honey can give your skin a more revitalized look. It can also give you a sweet smelling sensation. There are many other ways of making a homemade exfoliating facial scrubs and a pineapple facial scrub is only one of those. The other fresh ingredients such as coconut flakes and almonds are also effective.
You do not have to invest in some expensive scrubs just to exfoliate your skin. Improvised exfoliating facial masks are good alternative to this. The ingredients can easily be found in your backyard and in your kitchen. You simply need to put a little effort in making one and in no time, you can bring back that fresh and soft skin.