Pineapple Skin as Soap

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Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Skin Extract as Component in making a Moisturizing Soap

A Research Project III

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Nowadays, people have using different herbal soap that are expensive and less effective. Our aims is to make an effective and cheaper herbal soap. Like pinapple skin , Pineapple fruit has some active principles with important effect on skin - sugars and a-hydroxy-acids (AHA) as well as enzymes. These active principles are responsible for its moisturizing and anti-ageing action, and also have an antifungal and purifying effect on the skin. The extract of pineapple also gives the skin the needed vitamin C and mineral. Pinapple Skin has a benefits in making herbal soap because it has that properties that can make the skin look good and protects the skin.  B. Statement of the Problem

The Study Aims to produce a soap out of pinapple skin extract. The study would attempt to answer the following questions:

A.) Will the soap has the same effects on the skin compared to the commercial ones? B.) Will the soap has side effects like irritation and others? C.) Is the soap effective on skin?

C.Significance of the Study
You can make a bathing soap with pinapple skin extract as moisturizing soap. This plant is very common to our environment, and aside of its avaibility; it is easy to cultivate. It contains many components for moisturizing the skin. This study also aims to produce an affordable herbal soap by making use of the natural properties of Pinapple Skin. This product is more on natural properties that can make skin more fair and healthy skin. And it also improves skin elastic, improve skin hydration, and remove damaged and dead cells and does not mix with chemicals that may damaged our skin. It also have a antifungal and purifying effect on the skin. D.Scope and Limitations

The study of pinapple skin and getting their extract is often useful. It has the ability to treat, cure,...
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