Lemon has abundance of Vitamin C which is popular for clear skin and anti-ageing. Most skincare brands state Vitamin C as their important ingredient, the lemons is more powerful and beneficial. But direct application of on the skin can cause readiness, skin burns, dryness. Sensitive skin types react differently to these highly acidic lemons. Its antimicrobial, de-tanning and cleansing properties helps to make your skin spotless and glowing. Here are some skincare benefits of lemon.
Antimicrobial and acidic properties in lemons helps in treating acne, pimples and blackheads. It controls the oil secretion and tightens the pores helping you to get a youthful glow and flawless face. Add a few drops of lemon in water in a 2:3 ratio and mix them well. Apply them on the affected areas or as a cleanser using cotton balls and rinse it with cold water after 10 to 15 minutes.
Treats pigmentation issues
Natural bleaching properties in lemon helps to get an even skin tone helping in de-tanning, addresses the pigmentation issues and improves skin tone. Make a mixture of papaya paste, honey and a few drops of lemon. Apply the mask on your face and neck and wash with cold water after 20 minutes.
Mix them with coconut oil with lemon to get the perfect moisturiser to massage your face . The coconut oil will hydrate and nourish your skin and lemon brightens and detoxifies .