If you are looking for a great natural ingredient that is filled with many healthy properties, lemons are a great choice and an easy addition to your daily beauty routine. We will go over six easy ways that you can began using lemons as part of your daily skin care regimen.
If you remove unwanted body hair by waxing, you can create a sugar, lemon, and water scrub that will help to take off the hair from almost any part of your body. Combine all three of these ingredients in pan until the sugar is liquid and then let it cool down for 15 minutes. After it has cooled down, roll it into a ball and then rub it in the opposite direction that the hair grows, onto whatever area that you are trying to remove the hair from. Repeat until all the hair is removed
Using lemons in your hair is a great way to make it shine. You don’t even have to shampoo your hair. Use 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and gently rub it into your hair. Wait approximately one minute before rinsing.
If you are looking to get natural highlights in your hair, lemon juice may be the way to go, however, it usually only works with lighter hair.
Lemon Body Scrub
It only stands to reason that if lemon juice is good for your face, it will be good for the rest of your body. However, using a salt scrub on a daily basis may be a little too harsh, but once a week would be just fine. You can also use the scrub to fight off depression because the smell of lemons will help to calm your body.
You will need zest from a lemon, kosher salt and almond oil. Place all three ingredients in a tightly closed jar and then, shake. It is better to use a spoon to scoop the scrub out of the jar instead of using your fingers. This way the oils from your skin will not mix with your scrub.
Lemon Cucumber Toner
If you are looking for acne-free skin, using lemon as a toner can help you to achieve that end. Simply combine lemon juice, cucumber slices, lemon slices, and cold water in a jar. Use a cotton ball to apply to your face. After you are done using it, store it in the refrigerator.
Organic Face Scrub
Because of the antibacterial properties in lemon juice, it is excellent at fighting acne.To make this scrub, use freshly squeezed lemon juice, rolled oats and water. Mix in a bowl and then massage onto your face for about 30 seconds. Rinse off with warm water. This scrub works especially well on oily skin and it’s much more gentle than many of the acne medications that you might buy at the local pharmacy.
We have only gone over six ways to use lemons in your daily beauty regimen. Use the comments section to tell us of any other ideas or in what ways you use lemons for your skin care needs.