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When life throws you lemons make your skin better!
Lemon is good for skin care, hair care, dental care and even nail care. It contains acids, vitamins and antioxidants that enhances bodily function, hence leaving you with succulent, glowing skin.
Read on to learn how to you use lemons for skin care.
Lemons have vital nutrients and antioxidants that are essential for restoring your health and rejuvenating the entire body system. To achieve this, mix fresh lemon juice with warm water and drink daily. The water mixture purges toxic materials from your blood and keeps the skin clear and radiant. If this isn’t enough reason to use lemon for skin care, keep reading.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid, so they can help brighten and lighten your skin over time. It can help lighten age spots, dark spots, dark knees, elbows and hands. Mix 1ml of lemon juice with 10ml of rose water then wipe your face with a cotton pad dipped in this toner after washing your face. Lemon reduces pigmentation in the form of dark patches and spots with the help of two integral components, Vitamin C and citric acid.
Lemons are antibacterial and they can help treat acne. Lemon juice works on the acne-prone skin by reducing oil secretions and pimple causing bacteria. Never rub lemon juice directly on pimples if you are also using anti-acne medications. Just slice a lemon, and squeeze the juice on your face. Your blackheads will start to fade before you know it. You can also mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.
Oil and Ageing Control Agent
Like we’ve mentioned earlier, lemon is great for reducing excess oil and it helps with the skin oil-control. Lemon is safe to use on your face if it is not sensitive or breaking out. You can keep the lemon on your face for 15-30 minutes. Never go in the sun before rising lemon from your skin. Lemons also repairs damaged skin cells, eliminating wrinkles and deep furrows.
P.S: Never go out in the sun before washing off lemon juice from your face or actively using lemon as a skincare ingredient.