Lemons are not just good for your glass of water in the morning, your tea or in your salad; they are also a natural remedy for your skin problems. So when life gives you lemons you put them on your face and see what happens. I won’t keep you in suspense and tell you just a few advantages of introducing lemons in your beauty routine.
Get rid of blackheads and acne problems
Your fight against blackheads has an ally and that is: lemon juice. All you have to do is to squeeze a lemon and put that juice on your face. Let it dry for at least five minutes and then rinse. The antibacterial and antifungal properties help prevent infection and remove those unaesthetic blackheads and cure your acne.
Lemon juice is a natural scrub. It contains alpha hydroxy which gently exfoliates the skin. If you will use it regularly you’ll have a smooth complexion.
Fade age spots
Skin discoloration from age spots or scars can be a problem for us ladies but if you apply lemon juice on this spots every night you will see an improvement after a few weeks. The citric acid from the juice will help even the skin tone and gradually the spots will fade.
Bye, bye oily skin
Put some lemon juice on cotton ball then swipe all the areas with problems and you will see the results. Do this before bed time and in the morning wash your face.
Brighter, softer skin
Use the lemon juice on any area of your body, from face to heels and your skin will become brighter and softer The juice has the properties to soften the hardened skin and destroy bacteria.
And these are just a few advantages of using lemon juice. You can also use it in anti-wrinkle and moisturizing masks, to whiten your teeth, to soothe chapped lips or to brighten your hair color.
But, be careful! There are also some warnings for using lemon juice on your skin like stinging sensation or keeping of sun exposure. Also, do not use it daily or your skin will get dry. And if you already have dry skin, applying lemon juice can actually make it worse. So, be sure to use a good moisturizer after applying lemon juice to your skin.