Lemons have so many skin benefits, they are not only just to make lemonade!. I am a huge fan of lemons almost use them every day in different forms. Today we are going to learn surprising skin benefits of lemons. Most people just know that lemons are packed with a high percentage of vitamin C. This is true but this is not all about lemons.
After the long-term research scientists learned amazing skin benefits of them. As this is skin care site so I am only going to tell you the skin benefits with excellent beauty tips.
Surprising skin benefits of lemons and why we should use them
Let us start with the most common skin problem in women that is blemishes. If you are struggling with blemishes time to time and want the permanent solution, I suggest you use lemon juice. try lemon juice on fine lines and you will see surprising results in within 10 days.
Here is the way to use lemons for blemishes. Simply squeeze the fresh lemon, collect the juice in a cup. Now apply this juice on the targeted area, leave for 10 minutes then wash your face with cold(normal) water. you will see a reduction in blemishes in few days. Repeat this application twice a day and most importantly do not forget to apply nice moisturizing lotion after washing your face.
In this article of surprising benefits of lemons, the second way to use lemon for glowing skin is mix them with honey. If you are a big fan of home remedies, I advise you to use lemon-honey mask for the spotless hydrating skin. For this, you need to mix a tablespoon of honey and lemon juice together( squeeze one full lemon). use this mixture as a mask, apply it to all over the face and leave it for approximately 15 minutes then rinse with normal tap water.
You can expect healthier and shining skin after rinsing with water. Additionally, you will see the sudden glow on the face which stays for more than 24 hours.
For having weak or brittle nails lemon juice is the miracle solution. Dip your fingers into the fresh lemon juice, this helps to improve your nail health and make them strong. Repeat this few times in a week and get rid of ugly nails forever.
Lemons also have antibacterial properties which make it suitable fruit to be used in sore throat condition. At some stage, we all get sore throats especially in winters or extremely hot weather. Gargling with the lemon water and using few drops of lemon in tea give instant relief from a sore throat. This is another surprising skin benefits of lemons.
For the purpose of teeth whitening mix lemon juice with baking soda. Prepare a paste by mixing lemon juice and baking soda. Use this paste to brush your teeth, you will get white teeth in 10 days. If you do not like the taste of baking soda or it is hard for you to brush with baking soda. You can put few drops of lemon juice on your regular toothpaste, this will increase the effectiveness of toothpaste.
All the above-mentioned ways are tried and tested, even I also use lemon in various skin care remedies at home. At the end, I must say drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated. Hydration is key to good health and skin.