Pineapple, Cucumber & Apple Smoothie for Healthy Skin!

This recipe is simple, delicious, nutritious and packed with skin benefits – especially those acne-prone skin! Pineapples, Cucumbers and Apples work together to calm inflammation, which is beneficial for treating acne.

Pineapples contain Bromelain, a protein-digesting enzyme that promotes digestion and healthy skin. Pineapples are also a great anti-aging home remedy. It is rich in Alpha-Hydroxy Acids, which has been found to slow down the aging process. TIP: Rubbing fresh slices of pineapple on your skin can dark spots and blemishes! Drinking pineapple juice and eating pineapples often can be beneficial. It has proven to also to reduce irregular and painful periods in women, and is an effective home-remedy for sore throats.

Cucumbers are actively used in the beauty and cosmetic industry. They are great skin-purifiers that help hydrate and maintain our bodies’ alkalinity. It is comprised of 95% water, which keeps the body hydrated, promotes digestion and rids of body of toxins. Cucumbers are also a great source of Vitamin B, which is a great pick-me-up that makes your skin feel happy. As an added bonus, cucumbers are also rich in other vitamins such as, Vitamins A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium – which has shown to promote healthy joints and connective tissues.

Apples are also skin-purifiers, they help to boost hydration and alkalinity – this promotes healthy cells to thrive. Packed with Vitamin C, apples help you produce collagen to help your skin maintain its natural barrier for youthful skin. Apples also contain copper – an essential mineral that helps you produce Melanin to protect you from harmful UV Rays. Lastly, Apples provides small amounts of Vitamin A which is essential for rejuvenating the skin.

Ingredients:

  • A few slices of pineapple
  • 1/3 Cucumber
  • 1/2 Apple

Directions:

  • Blend all ingredients together with a blender and enjoy!

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