Lemons, most commonly used when cooking and baking, can also be a great addition to your skincare regimen. These little yellow gems contain juice that is high in vitamin C and antioxidants and that has an abundance of fruit acids and sugars that are great for acting as an exfoliant, blackhead remover, skin brightener and as a treatment for sunburn.
According to yourbestacnetreatment.com, lemon juice is rich in alpha hydroxy acids that help exfoliate the skin and get rid of dead skin cells. Removing dead skin cells allows the pores to breathe, promotes new skin growth and helps maintain skin's elasticity. It is advised to use pure lemon juice on a cotton ball for easier application.
When the natural oils on our face become blocked, a blackhead can occur. The beauty website, Look Great Lose Weight Save Money, suggests that rubbing lemon juice all over the face every night can eliminate blackheads over time if used as a consistent treatment. It is important to make sure the lemon juice is rinsed off the following morning.
Lemon juice can brighten and lighten the skin naturally. The juice can be used to lighten age spots and other facial discolorations. Naturalhealth.net in Australia even states that lemon juice can be used to fade the dreaded "pregnancy mask" many pregnant women experience.
No one likes to experience sunburn, especially on the face. It can be painful, itchy and become very dry and uncomfortable. Lemon juice combined with water can be a natural remedy to relieve the pain. According to health911.com, by using equal parts of lemon juice and water and gently washing the face with it can cool the burn, promote healing and act as a disinfectant to prevent sun blisters and peeling.
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Kimberly Riggins has been writing in the health and wellness industry for over 15 years. Certified as a personal trainer at age 17, she also holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology, a Master of Science in holistic nutrition and certification as a holistic health counselor. Her background includes weight training, yoga, nutrition, weight management, body image issues and eating disorders.