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Pineapple: A Juicy Ingredient for Glowing Skin


You’ll find all sorts of fruits in skincare products — coconuts, olives, and even prickly pears. One that’s particularly special is pineapple, a powerful ingredient that’s known for its ability to create brighter, smoother-looking skin.

“Pineapple itself contains high amounts of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and is also abundant in antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, which protect your skin from pollution,” notes Sarah Akram, a celebrity master esthetician.

In addition, pineapple contains bromelain, a beloved enzyme that doubles down on that exfoliation action. Products formulated with pineapple — such as BAREPRO 16HR Skin-Perfecting Powder Foundation — can help create skin that looks radiant and feels soft and smooth. So let’s explore some of those covetable benefits more closely…

Skincare Benefits of Pineapple

Though the pineapple is a rather uninviting-looking fruit with its studded fruit and spiky crown, it packs some serious skincare benefits.

It Creates a Brighter-Looking Complexion 

As mentioned above, pineapple contains AHAs and an enzyme called bromelain, two important types of chemical exfoliators. When applied onto skin, they “gently exfoliate by dissolving the ‘glue’ that holds the dead cells together on the surface of the skin,” notes Akram. The result is a complexion that looks brighter and more even toned.

It Helps Smooth Skin Texture 

Along with creating a glowing complexion, pineapple’s gentle exfoliation properties help refine the skin’s surface for a smoother-looking texture. When used consistently over time, you can even see a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, including those pesky crow’s feet, elevens and marionette lines.

Akram adds, “[Pineapple] is a great option for more sensitive skin types or for those who need a more mild exfoliant during the winter.” 

BAREPRO 16HR Skin-Perfecting Powder Foundation 

Eager to try skincare products formulated with pineapple? Reach for BAREPRO 16HR Skin-Perfecting Powder Foundation, a new pressed powder that looks like foundation — and acts like skincare.

Visible Results

Available in 35 shades and powered by natural botanicals — including pineapple complex, peony extract, and sugarcane-derived squalane — this breathable formula hydrates, visibly brightens, smooths texture, and nourishes skin. Plus, the natural matte finish lasts up to 16 hours and helps control oil and shine for a full 24.

In clinical and consumer studies, people said that their skin tone looked more even after two weeks* and that their skin texture was visibly smoother after four weeks.** In addition, 94% said the powder foundation instantly reduces the appearance of oil and 91% said the formula felt comfortable throughout the day.^

It may not be the first thing you think of at the mention of “skincare benefits” but BAREPRO 16HR Skin-Perfecting Powder Foundation is a the perfect introduction to everything pineapple can do in caring for your skin. You’ll see a difference in the tone and texture of your complexion over time, while enjoying the instant benefits of a breathable, longwearing powder foundation. And what could be better than that?

*Based on a clinical study of 47 people.

**Based on a consumer study of 47 people.

^Based on a consumer study of 105 people.