Lemons and limes are incredibly healthy and versatile fruits, and among the countless other uses, they can also support the health of the skin, and make it youthful, soft, smooth, and glowing.
Here are several ways to use lemons and limes to improve skin quality:
-- To treat acne and pimples, dip a cotton ball in some lemon juice, and apply it on the affected areas. Rinse after several minutes, and repeat twice daily.
-- To lighten the skin and reduce the appearance of dark sports, mix a tablespoon of lemon juice, a tablespoon of sandalwood, a tablespoon of tomato juice, and a tablespoon of cucumber juice. Apply the mask on the face, leave it to act for 20 minutes, and wash it off.
-- Mix a tablespoon of lime juice with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, and an egg white, and scrub it on the face in a circular motion to exfoliate it. Then, leave it to act for 15 minutes, and rinse it off.
-- Just cut a lemon into thin slices, and rub them on the face for a few minutes. Rinse with water. Then, mix some lemon juice, rice flour, and honey, and apply this paste on the face. Leave it to act for 15 minutes, and wash it off.
-- Mix an egg white with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, and apply a third of the mixture onto the face. Wait for apply and apply the second part. Wait and apply the rest of the facial mask, and after all the layers dry out, rinse with lukewarm water.
-- To get rid of the blackheads, and treat acne, slice a lemon and squeeze the juice on the face. Leave it to act for a few minutes, and rinse it off.
-- Mix a few drops of lemon or lime and tea tree essential oil in about 6 ounces of distilled water, and use the mixture to cleanse the skin and treat the problematic areas.
- After applying lemon juice on the skin, never expose it to the bright sun
- Always dilute lemon juice with plain or rose water.
- The concentration of vitamin C in lemons reduces with time, so always use freshly squeezed lemon juice