It can be very lovely to go for lemonades every morning or before and after meals. The only thing we know about lemon is that they are good for making smoothies, lemonades and other non alcoholic beverage. But do you know that lemon goes far beyond just being a food for your guts? it can also come in handy in your beauty regimen too. When you think of beauty, think of Lemon because this fruits comes with several amazing nutrients that are not only good for you in the inside but also on the outside. Lemons contains antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. And all this made it a perfect product for your health and beauty.
Below are some simple tricks you can do with lemon. Believe me they are a whole lot of magic.
Fade the scars on your face
You are trying to mask those scares, why not try clearing them off instead?. You may not need to do much, all that may be required is just lemon. Lemon is one good thing to always count on when battling scars, they do lot of amazing things to the way our skin looks. They help to fade away scars and make them less visible.
All you need is just lemon juice and a cotton pad. Put some lemon juice on the cotton pad and dab the scar a few times. Let the juice sit on the scar for a while and then rinse with cold or lukewarm water. Lemon juice virtues are myriads, according to experts, lemon can also be helpful in the healing process of injuries. You can also apply them on your cuts because of their antiseptic properties. Not only will they hasting the recovery but also makes the post injury scars less visible.
It helps Cleanse the skin
Zits are terrified in the presence of lemon. Lemons are good cleansers because of their vitamin and antioxidant properties, they help to fight against spots and zits. To serve as a good cleanser, rub some lemon juice on the spots, let is sit for few minutes, and then rinse with cold water. Repeat this process at least twice daily, you will notice a striking difference in no time.
Lighten your hair
You may not need to go to the salon where strong chemicals are used to highlight your hair. You can do this naturally at home with some DIY tricks, all you need is lemon and sunlight. Coat some strings of your hair in lemon juice and go sunbathing for a while, probably for some minutes to an hour or so. The lemon juice plus the sunlight will cause your hair to get lighter. Make sure you take a shower immediately after having some good time in the sun in order to wash off the lemon juice.
Lemon kills dandruff
Itchy scalp is usually every woman's problem and lemon may just the greatest remedy. In order to fight dandruff and prevent a itchy scalp, Make a mixture of lemon juice, water, olive oil, and ginger. Apply the mixture on your scalp and let your skin absorb it for a while until your scalp feels dry to the touch. Wash with shampoo and warm water. After doing this, your dandruff may just start becoming a history.
It can Exfoliate dead cells
Does your facial skin always go dry and you are wondering what could be done on it? why not give yourself some microdermabrasion using lemon juice? Lemon juice are good at exfoliating dead cells on skin. They work best when mixes with sugar or sea salt. All you need do is mix them together either with sugar or with sea salt, then scrub your face with it. This will help exfoliate dead skins and give your face some nice glowing texture. You can also do this to your feet and lips too.
It is a good manicure
Are you tired of applying nail cortex and want to go natural? lemon juice and olive oil can do that for you. Make a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice. Let your fingers soak in this mixture for fifteen minutes, do this daily for few days. Your nails will get harder from this treatment and you will as well get a naturally looking buffed nails.