Beauty and the Lemon

The humble lemon is one of the best resources for DIY natural beauty products.

It is so multi-purpose, highly effective and has a refreshing scent to invigorate your mood.

Below I’ve listed some of my favourite DIY beauty uses for the lemon.

Dandruff treatment:

Mix in a tsp of lemon juice and honey along with a tbsp of coconut oil. Massage the mixture into the scalp for few mins and rinse off after 30 mins.

Pimple Remedy:

Lemons are antibacterial, they can help treat acne and scars. Combine lemon juice with honey for a spot treatment. Dab the mixture on the acne and leave it on for 15mins or overnight and rinse off. Natural Overnight beauty tips

Skin brightener:

Mix a 2 tsp of honey with 1 tsp of lemon juice. Honey will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.

Clear skin:

Use raw honey as a cleanser with honey for a clean and clear skin, mix in a small amount of lemon to prevent breakouts.

Treat Dryness:

Mix lemon juice, honey and sugar for a body scrub to slough away dry skin as well as moisturize it naturally.

Dark spots & scar:

Lemon juice is the natural remedy for all of your skin related worst issues—dark spots, acne scars, and wrinkles. Mix a tbsp of honey and lemon juice to use as a face mask and rinse off after 15mins.

Lighten Discolored Armpits and Elbows:

Lemon has natural bleaching properties that will lighten dark skin, rub a cut lemon on armpits or elbows to lighten the skin naturally.

Lip Scrub:

Put a little lemon juice along with honey on your lips for 15 mins and rinse off to help remove dead skin cells and dried skin.

Minimize pores:

Detox and deep clean the skin a couple of times a week to tighten the skin and shrink pores, with this mask using one teaspoon of lemon juice, and one tablespoon of honey. Apply the mixture to clean skin and let it sit for 15 minutes, then rinse it off well.

Stretch marks:

Simply mix lemon juice with honey and apply a thin layer on the stretch marks before going to bed. The acidic nature of lemon helps to lessen the visibility of the fine lines on the skins, while honey will moisturize.

While the lemon juice is a great cleaning compound, which works well for pores which are enlarged by the cause of oily skin and blackhead and the honey nourishes and balances the skin’s pH.

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