Lemon As Skin Care Product

You can use the all-purpose lemon to lighten your skin, reduce dark spots on your skin, and to get a lighter complexion. These are how you do it;

Mix lemon juice with water in equal ratio then put the mixture into spray bottle. After that, you can spray it to your face and skin; you might want to avoid any open wounds though.

Benefits of lemon

Benefits of lemon

You can also simply just rub lemon to your skin. Rubbing lemon to your skin regularly will make skin lighter in time.

You can mix lemon juice to water with additions of aloe Vera and honey to create a homemade facial wash.  Use it just like you would use water to wash your face, don’t forget to rinse afterwards.

One tablespoon of lemon juice mixed with a tablespoon of each tomato and cucumber juice in addition of a tablespoon of sandal wood paste will resulted in skin lightening mask. Put t equally to your skin and leave it alone for a quarter of an hour before you rinse it.

For a dry skin lightening mask you will need a different recipe. Take a tablespoon of milk, add one tablespoon of honey, lemon juice and two drops of essential oil, and then mix them together. The mixture can be applied to your skin for twenty to twenty five minutes before you rinse it with lukewarm water.

You can make lemon exfoliant by mixing two tablespoon of brown sugar one teaspoon of lemon juice and egg white. Apply the exfoliant to skin with massaging your skin gently in circular motions. Leave it for ten to fifteen minutes before you rinse it and apply moisturizer. Or you can just simply cut lemon into slices and squeeze some juice to apply to your face for ten to thirty minutes before rinsing it clean.

With a ratio two three and one of lemon juice, glycerin and light rum mixed together you can make your own lemon lotion. All you have to do is to rub it to your skin.

Remember, as useful as lemon based skin care product, they are not a miracle drugs. Be patient for the result, you won’t be disappointed. And don’t forget to avoid direct contact to the sunlight when you use lemon based skin lightening products. Lemons, applied to the skin can dry out your skin, and combined with direct contact to sunlight your skin can be damaged by the sun.