Do you already use lemon in your cooking, baking or beverages? Well, your hair, skin, and nails would love this multipurpose fruit even more!
Thanks to its fabulous properties, lemons have exceptional beauty benefits. Here are my six top favourite ways to use lemons in my natural beauty routine!
Six remarkable beauty uses for lemons
To make a skin moisturiser, mix equal parts of coconut water and lemon juice. The coconut water helps hydrate your skin, while the lemon works its amazing magic by clearing and brightening your skin.
2. Healthy hair and scalp
If you’re sick tired of being sick and tired of dandruff, the you need to turn to lemon. The lemon juice will help treat dandruff and hydrate your scalp, so feel free to apply it liberally. All you have to do is apply lemon juice to your hair before exposing it to the sun . What this will do is score ii a lovely, all-natural sun-kissed colour!
3. Blackhead treatment
Thanks to lemons antibacterial properties, they help with the treatment of acne and blackheads. All you need to do is slice a lemon and apply the juice onto the blackheads. They will begin to fade and clear up in no time! Avoid applying on your the whole face as lemon can lighten your skin.
4. Cleansing wipes
For a fantastic face refresher, mix a few drops of tea tree essential oil and lemon together in half a cup of distilled water. Apply the mixture to your face using a clean cotton pad to calm sensitive or problematic skin in a snap.
5. Skin brightener
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid. Thus, they are useful for brightening and lightening your complexion over time. Regularly use the juice of fresh lemons on your skin to fade dark spots, age spots, fine lines and dark circles.
6. Nail strengthener
Mix up some juice with olive oil and soak your nails for up to 15 minutes to strengthen your nails and make them healthy. This will be good for you especially if your nails are brittle, dry or just plain weak. It will also help fix yellow nails.