DIY Pineapple Enzyme Face Exfoliation: Zero Waste Guide to Glowing Skin

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Hey there, eco-beauty enthusiasts!

Here at Damn Good Doormats, we're all about a zero waste, plant-based lifestyle, and guess what? We've got a juicy little secret to share with you. It involves using a natural raw pineapple to exfoliate your gorgeous face and achieve that radiant, "I woke up like this" glow. Get ready to say goodbye to dull skin and hello to a sustainable skincare routine that won't cost you a dime!

You might be wondering, "Why pineapple?" Well, these tropical delights are more than just a delicious snack. They're packed with an enzyme called bromelain, which is like a superhero for your skin. Bromelain exfoliates away dead skin cells, unclogs your pores, and gives your complexion a fresh, youthful boost. Plus, it's got some serious anti-inflammatory powers, making it perfect for all you sensitive souls out there. It's time to embrace the pineapple and let it work its magic!

So, let's dive into the juicy details of using pineapple as a DIY enzyme face exfoliator. Here's what you'll need to do:

Step 1: Choose a ripe pineapple, preferably one that's rocking a golden hue. The riper the pineapple, the more bromelain goodness you'll get. If your pineapple is still green, just hang onto it for a few days, it’ll ripen up.

Step 2: Grab a knife and chop off the top and bottom of your pineapple. Cut away that tough skin and remove the core. Now, slice that pineapple into bite-sized pieces & pack it up for later. Yum!

Step 3: Don’t compost that core yet! Slice it up into 1” chunks & save it- this IS your cleanser.

Step 4: Start with a fresh canvas. Cleanse your face with a gentle cleanser to remove any dirt or makeup. We want that skin to shine! OR do like I do & just rub that juicy pineapple goodness right on your face wherever you are. At brunch? Hell yeah!

Give yourself some love, but avoid those delicate eye areas. This is a face exfoliator, not a tropical eye mask!

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Step 5: Let the pineapple enzymes do their thing for about 5-10 minutes. You might feel a slight tingle—that's just a sweet reminder that your skin is getting a pineapple-powered makeover.

Step 6: Rinse off the juice & bits with lukewarm water, say ‘see ya later’ to those dead skin cells and revealing a fresher you. Gently pat your face dry with a clean towel (or table napkin)—no rubbing, please! I read that in a Cosmo in the 80’s- “always pat, never rub”. Not that I ever follow beauty magazine advice!

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Last but not least, seal the deal with a moisturizer that makes your skin feel like a million bucks.  Use some coconut oil from your kitchen. Hydration is key, my friend!

Now, let's drop some knowledge bombs to ensure your pineapple exfoliation journey is nothing short of fabulous:

- Before you dive headfirst into the pineapple pool, do a patch test on a small area of your skin. We want you to have a radiant glow, not a pineapple-induced disaster.

  • Remember that pineapples can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. So, be a responsible sun goddess and slather on some sunscreen to protect your freshly exfoliated face. Let's avoid any unwanted sunburns, shall we? I use HINT as it’s oxybenzone and paraben-free (hello skin cancer inducing chemicals!). And uses extract from KIWI fruit to precept you from the suns UV rays! Wild. I works, I swear!

- Depending on your skin's sensitivity, you can use the pineapple enzyme exfoliator once or twice a week. Listen to your skin and adjust accordingly. We're all about that self-love!

- Save your extra pineapple core chunks, store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week. Keep an eye (or a nose) on it, though. If it starts smelling funky or changes color, it's time to say goodbye. Put that sweet stuff indoor compost. Americans throw 30% of their groceries into the landfill. ):

So, there you have it, babes! Say hello to a DIY pineapple enzyme face exfoliator that will leave you with a radiant glow, all while keeping it zero waste and budget-friendly.

At Damn Good Doormats, we're all about embracing a zero waste, plant-based lifestyle. Our commitment to sustainability shines through in our products. Our doormats made from Earth-friendly and sustainable coir. Join us in making a positive impact on the planet, one step at a time!

If I have to start sharing videos of myself on the Internet to be saved forever as a 55-year-old menopausal woman with bursitis, arthritis, carpal tunnel and tennis elbow, I’m gonna do it my way! Have fun, get messy & say Fuck it!

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