Indeed, lemon, especially lemon juice, is one of the most powerful natural remedies known to man. It is used throughout the whole world and on a daily basis for a variety of health problems, that is, people use it as a natural remedy for a stronger immunity to product for teeth whitening.
Lemon is also known to be a good ally of our skin, i.e. it can help you have a healthy, glowing, and spot-free complexion in a short amount of time. With this in mind, we prepared a list with some of the best ways to use lemon juice and improve the overall quality of your facial skin.
The Best Benefits of Lemon Juice
- It treats acne
Squeeze juice from half a lemon into a small bowl and dab a cotton ball into it and apply it onto the affected area. Leave it on until it dries off and then rinse the area with water and tap it dry with a towel. For optimal effect, repeat the procedure twice per day, i.e. after waking up and before going to bed until you notice improvement.
- It cleanses the face thoroughly
Cut one lemon slice and rub it onto the face with gentle and round movements for several minutes. Afterwards, rinse the face with water and apply a facial mask made of rice flour, honey, and lemon juice. Leave the mask for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.
- It treats skin spots and blemishes
Take an egg and break it. Separate the yolk from the egg white and add 2 tbsp of lemon juice to the egg white and whisk until the mixture thickens. Separate the mixture into 3 equal parts and apply the first part onto the affected areas and leave it on for couple of minutes. Then, do the same with the second mixture and wait for the layer to harden before applying the third one. Wait for 15 minutes and then rinse the face and tap it dry with a towel.
Important to note:
Before you begin with any of the methods, apply a small amount of lemon juice onto the face to check for sensitivity. If you notice excessive redness, you should not proceed with any of the methods.