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How To Use Lemon Peels For Skincare

Though many men and women know about the use of lemon in their skincare routine, often they don't know that even the peel of the lemon, that is usually thrown off, can be used on the skin. Lemon peel is beneficial for skin as a skin brightener, an exfoliator and so on. Now direct rubbing of the lemon peel on the skin will of course not show any results. Along with the lemon peels you have to add other natural ingredients in order to prepare masks, packs and so on, that really benefit the skin.

lemon peels for skincare

The ideal way to use a lemon peel on the skin is, collect a bowlful of lemon peels and put them under the sun for ten to twelve days. The peels will dry up to become hard and rough. Now put the lemon peels in a mixer and make a lemon peel powder. This lemon peel powder combined with other ingredients benefits the skin. Men and women with all kinds of skin can try these lemon peel remedies. Experiment initially and when you see genuine results, you can continue using lemon peels on your skin.

Lemon Peel For Skin Use I : Skin Spot Lightener

Often on the face, or on other parts of the body, comes that one mark which never bids your skin farewell. For such skin spots and marks, lemon peel is the solution. For skin spots you don't need the powder. Simply take a dried lemon peel and rub it on the spot for five minutes. Repeat this for three days and you will see that the spot is vanishing.

Lemon Peel For Skin Use II : Scrubber

To prepare a lemon peel-based skin scrubber, that will cleanse your skin, you will need - sugar, lemon peel and olive oil. For the lemon peel-based skin scrub, you don't need the lemon peel powder. Simply take dry lemon peels and cut them into small pieces and add them in the skin scrubber your prepare.

The recipe for lemon peel-based skin scrubber is, mix half a small cup of granular sugar, one tablespoon of chopped lemon peels and two tablespoons of olive oil. Make a mixture of the three ingredients, massage on your face for ten minutes and then wash it off. Your skin will immediately feel the difference.

Lemon Peel For Skin Use III : Face Pack

Lemon peels can be used for preparing face packs also. For preparing a lemon peel face pack, you will need dry powdered lemon peel. Now, mix a tablespoon of powdered lemon peel with two tablespoons of raw milk and your face pack is ready. The consistency of the face pack should be thick. Coat this lemon peel face pack all over your face, wait for half an hour and then rinse it off with cold water. During the waiting time, when you have the lemon peel face pack on you, do not smile, stretch, talk or exercise your face muscles.

Lemon Peel For Skin Use IV : Face Mask For Acne-prone Skin

To prepare a face mask with lemon peels that suit acne-prone skin you need only two ingredients - lemon peel powder (a tablespoon) and coconut water (three tablespoons). Mix the lemon peel powder in coconut water and your face mask is ready for use. You can apply this all over your skin; however, go around the pimples, acne or zits. Do not apply the face mask on top of your skin eruptions. Wait for 15 minutes and then wash it off with tepid water.

Lemon Peel For Skin Use V : Skin Brightener

If you want an instant glow on your skin with minimal time in hand, then your lemon peel-based skin brightener must contain lemon peel powder (two teaspoons), turmeric powder (half teaspoon) and raw honey (1 tablespoon). Mix the three ingredients and your skin brightener is ready. Those with dry skin can use rose water instead of honey.

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    Story first published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 19:30 [IST]
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