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Amazing Beauty Benefits of Lemon

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Lemon is one of the most versatile natural ingredients to enhance your beauty. The beauty benefits of lemon are numerous and very potent. One of the main beauty benefits of lemon is that it works as natural bleach. So, lemon lightens skin and hair naturally. It is citrus and thus has many antiseptic properties. That is why the beauty benefits of lemon also includes curing minor infections.

Most often, we are only aware of how lemon is good for the skin. But lemon have many benefits for your hair as well. For example, lemon juice keeps hair roots strong and gets rid of dandruff easily. Moreover, lemon makes hair smell heavenly with its fruity and citrus aroma.

It has several other beauty benefits on your skin, hair as well as nails. All in all, lemon is a wonder fruit for keeping-up your beauty. So you can rely on this citrus fruit to look younger, fairer and better.

Here are some of the main beauty benefits of lemon.


Bleach For Skin

Lemon is a natural bleach for lightening the complexion of your skin. Make a face pack with lemon and honey. Apply it on your face and leave it for 5 minutes. Wash your face with warm water and your tan will be gone.


Keeps Hair Dandruff-Free

Lemon is one of the most potent dandruff fighters. Apply lemon juice to your scalp. Then oil your hair as lemon causes dryness. Now wash your hair with a mild shampoo to get rid of dandruff.


Lights Knees n Elbows

Sometimes your elbows or knees appear darker than the rest of your body. Take a piece of lemon with a crust of salt and rub your joints with it. In ten days, your elbows and knees will be much lighter.


Treats Skin Allergies

Lemon is rich in Vitamin C and thus has anti-bacterial properties. So, minor skin allergies can be easily treated with it.


Lemon Juice For Soft Hair

Lemon juice can act as a natural conditioner for your hair. If you are using natural ingredients like reetha or shikakai to wash your hair, then don't use artificial conditioners. Use Lemon juice to soften your hair.


Cleanses The Skin Pores

Lemon is one of the best natural cleansers for the skin. Rub salt on lemon and then scrub your face with it. You can see all the dirt from your skin pores has been removed.


Cures Acne

Lemon is very good for treating acne. It has anti-bacterial properties, cleans the skin and soaks oil from the skin pores. All these three properties help lemon to treat acne effectively.


Lemon Slows Ageing

Lemon is a citrus fruit and thus has loads of antioxidants. These antioxidants are very helpful to rejuvenate your skin and slow down the ageing process.


Lemon Makes Hair Smell Good

Lemon has an amazing fruit and fresh smell. So when you wash your hair with lemon juice, it leaves your hair smelling fresh for hours. It is like a natural perfume for your hair.


Lemon For Oily Skin

Lemon has the capacity to soak oil from the skin pores. It is a boon for people with oily skin. Carry a piece of lemon and apply on your face when ever it gets oily.


Lemon For White Nails

The bleaching properties of lemon extends to your nails as well. Everyone wants clean and white nails. Rubbing your nails with lemon and mustard oil might give you whiter and prettier nails.

Read more about: body care, beauty
Story first published: Monday, April 1, 2013, 14:00 [IST]
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