9 Lemon and Lemon Juice Uses For Beauty

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Lemon Juice

You might love lemonade and lemon cake, but your skin and hair likes lemon more than your taste buds. Lemons are just not the ingredients in recipes, but they also fix hair and skin problems. Lemon has various uses and benefits, there are limited problems where lemon cannot fix their problems and, other than that, lemon can be the solution for any problem. It could be the main ingredient for all the recipes, could it be food, beauty or health. They have 9 amazing benefits of lemon juice.

Great Uses of the Citrus Fruit

1Clarifying Moisturizer

Clarifying Moisturizer

Mix a few drops of lemon juice with a few drops of coconut water and apply it. The lemon in the mixture will clear and brighten your skin, whereas coconut will hydrate it.

2Knee And Elbow Bleacher

Elbow Bleacher

If your knees and elbows appear dark, simply slice a lemon and rub them with half of a lemon each. It works amazingly, repeat this process regularly until you find the difference. It works like magic!

3Blackheads treatment

Blackheads treatment

It may sound good to be true, but because lemons are antibacterial, they can also help in treating acne. Just slice a lemon, and squeeze the juice on your face. Your blackheads will start to fade before you know it.

4Cleansing wipes

Cleansing wipes

Mix few drops of lemon and tea tree essential oil in about 6 ounces of purified water and apply it each day. You can replace it with a toner or can use it with cotton pads as a cleansing wipe for problematic skin.

5Teeth whitener

Teeth whitener

Mix lemon juice and baking soda, and apply it on your teeth with a clean Q-tip. Then, use your toothbrush to scrub your teeth and rinse it for an emergency. In other cases visit your dentist, as citrus eliminates the top layer of teeth, which increases the chances of damaging your tooth.

6Skin Brightener

Skin Brightener

Lemons are rich in citric acid and vitamin C, where they can help to brighten and lighten your skin when used over time. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant, which helps in lightening of age spots, dark spots, or a fake tan. Make sure you apply SPF when using lemon juice on your skin, since the citrus fruit can make your skin more sensitive to UV rays. It is also great for reducing excess oil on skin.

7Lip Exfoliator

Lip Exfoliator

Apply a little lemon juice on your lips before bedtime, and rinse it in the morning. It helps to remove dead skin cells and dry skin. If you have severely chapped lips that have any cuts, do not try this as it can give you burning sensation.

8Hair Lightener

Hair Lightener

Score dye-free DIY highlights with lemon juice. Apply it before you expose your hair to sunlight to score a sun-kissed color. The lemon juice can also help and treat a dry scalp and dandruff, so apply it generously.

9Nail Strengthener

Nail Strengthener

Instead of getting too many gel manicures, make a mixture of olive oil with lemon juice and soak your nails in it. This is the best practice, if your nails are dry and weak. It’s also a great way to help fix nails that turn yellow.

-Nikisha Uddagiri