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How Does Lemon Work On Your Face?

By: Debdatta Mazumder

You use lots of skin care products to keep your skin beautiful. To remove dead skin cells and dust, you use scrub. For washing your face regularly, you use branded face washes.

You also use a toner, moisturiser and lots of other products to take care of your skin. All these products are expensive and they are market made, which contain several chemicals.

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How about getting something that performs all these tasks and is not expensive at all? Yes, lemon is one of those materials that is well known for benefitting the skin in several ways.

How does lemon work on your face? You can use lemon scrub for reducing acne scars; you can use lemon juice in face packs to remove dead cells and there are a lot of ways a lemon can benefit your skin.

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If you don't have time for a lengthy beauty treatment, you can just squeeze some lemon juice and apply it directly on to your face. To get an instant glowing skin, there is no comparison to a lemon.

If you want to know how lemon works on face, you should know the benefits of lemon on your skin.

Here are some ways how a lemon works on face and benefits the skin. Read on to know more.


1. Removes Dark Spots & Pigmentation:

Due to the presence of citric acid, lemon can be used as a wonderful natural bleach. To remove pigmentation and dark spots from your face, you just need to apply some lemon juice directly on to your face and wash it off. Regular application will give you visible results.


2. Lemon Juice To Reduce Acne:

Lemon juice cures acne effectively. But, removing acne is not sufficient. Those disgusting acne scars can hamper your look. Hence, use a lemon scrub to reduce acne scars. Lemon and sugar scrub not only removes acne and its scars, but also cleanses your skin from deep down.


3. Brightens Your Skin:

Make a solution with lemon juice and water. Apply it on your face and neck and wash it thoroughly after sometime. If you have dry skin, make a pack with lemon juice and yogurt. It will make your skin tone appear brighter and also keep your skin supple and soft.


4. Removes Blackheads:

Benefits of lemons are plenty on your skin. Lemon juice also helps in extracting the blackheads and thereby gives you a flawless skin. The citric acid in lemon controls excessive oil secretion from your sebaceous gland and reduces blackheads.


5. Works On Pimples:

Not only lemon juice, but the lemon rind is also used in beauty treatment. Rub it thoroughly on your skin and wait for 10 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. Do it for a few days and you'll get positive results.


6. Moisturises Your Skin:

Yes, lemon can help you there as well. Mix lemon juice with coconut water and apply this on your skin thoroughly. On winter days, this solution can help you a lot to keep your dry skin moisturised.


7. Keeps Your Lips Soft:

Everyone wants to have soft and pink lips. Apply lemon juice on your lips and leave it overnight. Wash it off the next morning. Treating chapped lips is that easy with the use of lemon juice.


8. Tones Your Skin:

Why to use a market-made toner when you have lemon juice? Make a toner with lemon juice, vodka, witch hazel and water and apply it on to your skin after using any face mask. It will remove wrinkles and keep your skin toned.

Read more about: lemon, face, pimple
Story first published: Friday, July 1, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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