Do you want your skin feeling soft and smelling delish? It can, with some lemons - a natural source of vitamin C and citric acid. People around the world use these natural ingredients to even out skin tone, diminish oil, lighten age spots, acne scars and freckles. In fact, lemons can lighten the color of your hair too; whether to camouflage your facial hair or to get some salon-worthy highlights.
Some of the most effective beauty recipes include squeezing lemons ... Lemon and Sugar Scrubs being the easiest recipes of them all - commonly used to whiten nails, and soften scaly elbows, rough hands and sore feet. You can also make lemon-juice based skin masks, bath bombs, and sweety lemony lip scrub to remove dead skin cells, tighten pores and brighten overall complexion.
Be aware though, using lemons directly on your face may cause more damage to your skin than good. That is why lemon-based topical products are diluted with other natural ingredients to prevent skin irritation and sunburn. Here are some of the most easiest and effective home-made beauty recipes featuring … yes, you guessed it, Lemons!
This is an easy trick with 3 of the best beauty ingredients gifted by nature - Almonds, Milk, Lemons. Almonds are rich in antioxidants and vitamins to nourish your skin and keep it soft and supple. Milk hydrates and replenishes the skin, leaving it glowing and radiant. Lemons are filled with vitamin C and citric acid which helps remove dead skin cells and clear up dark spots, acne and freckles.
The natural ingredients used in this recipe work together to remove and prevent blackheads while keeping your skin moisturized. Brown sugar is a natural exfoliator which keeps your skin healthy, nourished and glowing. Lemon juice removes dead skin and is an excellent source of Vitamin C, while honey attracts moisture and soothes the skin.
Coconuts and lemons are a true gift of nature for making skin moisturizer creams. Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can prevent the growth of harmful bacteria while keeping the skin hydrated. On the other hand, lemons are very rich in vitamin C and citric acid, commonly used to even out skin tone, diminish oil, lighten age spots, acne scars and freckles. Combine the two ingredients together, and we have a powerful beauty product that will surely leave your skin glowing with joy.
Lemon and honey face mask is a tried and tested recipe with promising results. Lemons are filled with AHA’s and BHA’s that even out skin tone, while honey has natural antioxidant and antibacterial properties used for skin treatment dating back to ancient Greek and Egyptian times.
Lemon juice is one of the easiest and ancient ways to lighten hair. The bleaching properties of lemon are activated by heat, so use this method when you know you'll be spending a day outside. The oxidizing acid from lemon works perfectly with the sun's UV rays to activate and accelerate the hair brightening process.
Get ready to make a simple but super effective lip balm treatment right in your kitchen. Lemon juice is an excellent source of vitamin C and citric acid to remove dead skin cells and lighten the skin. And while honey provides some skin hydration, this recipe contains mostly Vaseline. Vaseline is a famous brand of petroleum jelly that keeps your skin from losing moisture, and has been used for more than a century as a healing balm and ointment for wounds, burns, and chafed skin. Combining these 3 ingredients to make a delicious lemony chap stick is a no brainer.
Lemon and Sugar scrub is one of the easiest beauty tricks, commonly used to whiten nails as well as soften scaly elbows, rough hands and dry feet. Even if your fridge serves as a royal palace for a couple of water bottles, you can still make this simple scrub. One of the common drawbacks of making organic recipes is that their ingredients have a limited shelf life and expire within a few days. Not this recipe though, lemons can accompany your water bottle and stay fresh in your refrigerator for a month, and sugar stays good for years.