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It's Here! Marc Jacobs Beauty Line Launches Today

It's Here! Marc Jacobs Beauty Line Launches Today

If you're sitting in front of your computer monitor freaking out because Marc Jacobs has finally released his new beauty line, you are not alone. You marked you calendars, retweeted any updates and woke up early just to jump on the lipstick shades you wanted before they were gone. Now we can all relax because the day has finally come and my online cart is full.
The new beauty collection offers everything from polish to concealer and doesn't skimp on color selection. 16 different color foundations, 24 different polishes, 16 different lipsticks—and that's just at launch. With bright, bold, slightly off-colored hues you'll probably want to nab a few shades you've never seen before. The collection totals at 121 pieces in 20 different products, so you'll need to make some room in your 1984 handbag.
To mark the release of his new collection, today is also the grand opening of his first store dedicated entirely to beauty. Located in Manhattan, the new store will house not only the freshly launched makeup products, but his fragrances lines as well. With close to 300 Marc Jacobs stores around the world this may be the first of many beauty locations, "It depends on how it does," states Robert Duffy, president of Marc Jacobs International. With a track records of success and growth with all of his sub brands including Marc by Marc Jacobs, Little Miss Marc and Bookmarc, you may not need to wait long before a Marc Jacobs Beauty pops up in your area.
Marc Jacobs Beauty is available online at Marc Jacobs and Sephora. Priced from $18-$78.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

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Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

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Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

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Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

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Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

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Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

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Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

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John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

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Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

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Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

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Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

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Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

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Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

1 /20 Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

1 /20 Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

1 /20 Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

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Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

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Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

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Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

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Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

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Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

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MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

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Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

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Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

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Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

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Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

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Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

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Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

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1 /20 Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

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Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF 30, £20, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Tangle Teezer Fine & Fragile Detangling Hairbrush Champagne Rose Exclusive, £11, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25, £29, Look Fantastic

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Aveda, Soften & Shine Cherry Almond Travel Essentials, £20, Feel Unique

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

Recommended

It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.


Pineapple is the must-have skincare ingredient for the summer

Pineapples aren’t just for pina coladas – thanks to its much-hyped skincare abilities, it’s having a moment in the beauty world.

This trend is the latest in a long line of Korean beauty imports – think sheet masks, cushion foundations and BB creams. And while pineapple is primarily made of water, 87 per cent in fact, there’s actually more to this unassuming fruit than you may have realised.

While it’s jam-packed with H2O to hydrate your skin, it also boasts an impressive cocktail of essential vitamins and nutrients ideal for tackling dull, wintry complexions.

According to Dr Anil Budh-Raja, a leading dermatologist specialising in anti-ageing treatments, pineapple contains some pretty impressive beauty credentials, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) and, more specifically, a beta-hydroxy-acid (BHA) called bromelain, making it an excellent natural exfoliant.

The reason pineapple is hailed for its exfoliating abilities is because it’s one of the only ingredients that combines both natural AHAs and BHAs, meaning it helps to smooth the skin’s surface and promote glow all at the same time.

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

1 /20 Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Endless Orgasm Palette, £46, Nars Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Sol de Janiero, Bum Bum Jet Set, £24, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Collagen Lip Bath, £25, Charlotte Tilbury

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Huda Beauty, Neon Obsessions Palette, £27, Harrods

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Barry M, Gelly Nail Paint in Banana Split, £3.99, Superdrug

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Damn Girl Mascara, £22, Too Faced

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess EDP, £84, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Rodial, Vitamin C Eye Souffle, £75, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Anastasia Beverly Hills, Loose Pigment, £25, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Marc Jacobs, Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturising Gel Crème, £59, Net-a-Porter

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

MAC x Aladdin Princess Jasmine Eyeshadow Palette, £26, Mac Cosmetics

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Christian Louboutin, Velvet Matte Lipstick, £70, Selfridges

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Lime Crime, Sunkissed Face Palette, £43.50, Feel Unique

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

John Frieda, Frizz Ease Weightless Wonder Shampoo for Frizz and Fine Hair, £5.99, Boots

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Clean Reserve, Solar Bloom, £82, Space NK

Best new beauty product launches for June 2019

Chantecaille, Limited Edition Real Bronze, £70, Space NK

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Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, founders of Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe, add that bromelain is also an anti-inflammatory. So together with high doses of antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which are also found in pineapple, the fruit can help reduce puffiness as well as counteract the damage caused from air pollutants and UV sun rays.

“Because of its brightening and exfoliating properties, pineapple is a great ingredient to create a flawless, radiant ‘glass skin’ effect,” Lee and Chang tell The Independent.

“The AHAs and bromelain enzymes help exfoliate dead skin and resurface the complexion by gently dissolving the top layer of skin that contains dead keratin proteins.”

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It’s because of this unique combination of skin-boosting nutrients that pineapple products are now firmly on our beauty radar and popping up in stores everywhere.

Glow Recipe launched a pineapple product in April – its Pineapple-C Bright Serum, shortly followed by Marc Jacobs Beauty with its Youthquake Skin Moisturiser in May.

That same month, Too Faced – a brand known for its food-themed beauty launches – unveiled the Pineapple Glow face mask as part of its new Tutti Frutti range.

According to Budh-Raja, this spike in popularity could be because consumers are becoming increasingly more discerning about what they use on their skin.

“As with many other facial and hair care regimes, the benefits of fruits are becoming more well-known and people are preferring to use natural organic ingredients that mother nature has given us to maintain skin health,” Budh-Raja says.

Meanwhile, Sylvie Rouaix, vice president of product development at Marc Jacobs Beauty, says the results speak for themselves.

“It works really well,” Rouaix tells The Independent.

“Our pineapple enzyme water is a custom-made ingredient designed to rid skin of dead skin cells to allow for maximum hydration, plumpness and renewed glowing skin. There’s no point in trying to hydrate dead skin cells, is there? We believe in exfoliating dead skin cells to maximise hydration. We understand what it is, how it works. Pure efficacy while being gentle for all skin.”

But, is it really good for all skin types?

While most people will benefit from using pineapple skincare, Budh-Raja says that because it is a chemical exfoliator, those with mild pigmentation, sun damaged, dull and acne-prone skin are likely to see the most improvement.

Budh-Raja also recommends that those with sensitive skin, and those prone to dermatitis and eczema, might want to give it a miss because the combination of vitamin C and exfoliating enzymes could cause mild irritation.

However, this issue is something that Lee and Chang were careful to consider when it came to formulating Glow Recipe’s Pineapple-C Bright Serum.

“We noticed that individuals with sensitive skin tended to stay away from vitamin C, so we wanted to make sure our formula was gentle for sensitive skin types to have the ability to incorporate vitamin C daily,” they explain.

As is the case with many beauty buys, incorporating pineapple skincare into your routine requires a bespoke approach and is likely to differ from person to person.

But one thing you can guarantee is that adding any of these products to your summer skincare arsenal will leave you feeling like you’re lounging on a tropical beach and smelling like a holiday in a bottle.