Nowadays, beauty clinic treatments can make you spend huge amounts of money and sometimes without result. Natural home remedies come to save money in our pockets and often work much better than beauty procedures from salons. One of that natural ingredients that provide beauty benefits for our face is lemon. Lemon has an enormous number of advantages for skin care. Here are some pluses of using lemon in your face masks at home:
It is a known fact that if you want to have a lighter color of your hair, then you should use lemon juice in your hair masks. The same bleaching effect lemon has on skin. There are numerous beauty applications including lemon that will make your face brighter and cleaner. One of them, and probably one of the the strongest combinations, is honey and lemon. These two compounds nourish the skin and lighten its tone.
The alpha hydroxyl acid from lemon juice helps to get rid dead cells. Moreover, it stimulates the multiplication of new cells. That is why you can use his wonderful citrus for the preparation of a homemade scrub. Just add some sugar to lemon juice, apply it on skin, and rub in circular moves until the sugar fully dissolves. After this, wash your face with lukewarm water. This natural scrub will remove the blackheads on your nose and will prevent their appearance as well. Besides dead cells and blackheads, it removes all dirt and bacteria from the surface of your face, preventing in this way the appearance of pimples and breakouts. After removing the impurities from your face, for closing the pores, you can opt for a mask from lemon and egg white. When regularly applied, this mixture helps in fight against wrinkles and tightens the skin.
Lemon is mainly advisable if you have oily skin, though it positively acts on dry skin, too. For dull and dry skin use lemon essential oil. To moisturize your skin, take lemon oil and coconut oil in a proportion of 1:10, massage your face with this combination for 15-20 minutes, and after wash out with warm water. This mask will make you feel lemon freshness and cleanliness on your face.
However, there are lemon recipes which are suitable for normal type of skin. In this way, you can prepare, for example, a mix of lemon juice, rose water and glycerin for a clean and bright skin. Or, you can experience a face mask left overnight made of raw milk and several drops of lemon juice for looking perfect the second day.
Yet, lemon juice increases the sensitivity of your skin. That is why it is advisable to avoid masks which include lemon before coming out on sun.