The benefits of kiwi's and pineapples for your skin

Snacking healthy, whilst going through Phemi Segoe's Affirmations Journal

The term, "You are what you eat.." is true, especially for your skin, the great thing with the great strides that have been made in the beauty industry, is that you can also get products that have natural ingredients for topical application with the same benefits that you get from the food you eat.

Below is a reason why I love snacking on my pineapple and kiwi; because of it's benefits for not only my body but skin as well.

Pineapple and kiwi have great benefits for your skin, which is why you need to start eating more of them to reap the benefits or even purchase products containing these ingredients, benefits are listed below; Pineapple 🍍

  • Pineapples are rich in alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which can boost the production of collagen and slow down your skin’s ageing process. It contains vitamin C and beta carotene. These antioxidants can help reduce wrinkles, improve overall skin texture, and minimize skin damage from sun and pollution exposure.

  • The ascorbic acid in pineapples actually helps fade scars and dark spots. The enzymes break down dead skin cells on the dark spots.

  • Anti-inflammatory benefits, Bromelain, a powerful enzyme found in high concentrations in pineapple skin and stems, helps to cut down inflammation in the body.

Kiwi 🥝

  • Rich in vitamin E which is great for healing and relating skin damage.

  • Kiwi is loaded with dietary fiber which makes it the perfect laxative. Try eating a kiwi or two regularly and your body's digestive system will get a huge boost.

  • The vitamin C in kiwi helps in production of collagen, which is a required to keep skin soft and firm. This fruit is also rich in antibacterial properties which help to minimize acne breakouts.

So, eat your fruits because they don’t only taste good but they have great benefits for your skin!