Health tips – Beauty benefits of lemon

Lemons are easily available and this citric fruit is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Phosphorus and Carbohydrates. The fruit acids are good for skin and are very productive in enhancing your beauty.

Beauty benefits of Lemon

Lemon mixed with few drops of coconut water makes an excellent clarifying moisturizer. Both together hydrate and clears and brightens the skin.

Lemon works as a magical knee and elbow bleacher. Simply rub a lemon half on dark elbows and knees.

Lemons are anti-bacterial they help in treating acne. Just squeeze lemon on the face and the blackheads will soon fade away.

A mixture of lemon juice and baking soda serve as a perfect teeth whitener.

Lemon essential oil is helpful in treating canker sores of the mouth.

Lemon is an ideal skin brightener with the help of its contents of vitamin C and citric acid. It helps to brighten and lighten the skin over a period of time. Vitamin C in lemon is a great antioxidant for reducing free radicals and boosting the production of collagen. This process helps to lighten dark spots, age spots and lighten the tanned areas.

Lemon is great for reducing excess oil by eliminating the shine caused by the excess oil.

Lips can be exfoliated by putting lemon juice on them at night and leaving it overnight. This helps to remove dead skin cells and dried skin from the lips. A homemade body cleanser can be made out of lemon juice, yogurt and an essential oil like lavender or chamomile. Massage with this will moisturize the skin and remove dirt and bacteria.

Lemon peppermint foot scrub—a scrub for exfoliating foot can be made by combining coarse sea salt, lemon peels and peppermint essential oil.

Apply lemon juice with milk or cream before the daily bath. Leave it for 15 minutes, and then wash it off.

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