How To Use Lemon for Glowing Face
Lemon needs no introduction in beauty care. It has its roots as a beauty ingredient since ancient years. This tiny yellow citrus fruit can do wonders as a beauty ingredient. It is a fabulous natural bleaching agent; it cleanses skin and gives a beautiful glowing skin. No matter in what way you use it with what DIY, but lemon and glowing skin go hand in hand. Lemon can cleanse the skin, remove dead cells, blackheads, whiteheads, helps get rid of pimples and have a glowing skin.
Today I shall share five best DIYs using lemon which will not only make your skin glowing but also help to treat several skin issues that you might have. Read on.
Lemon & Sugar
Both lemon and sugar are often used in skin care the two when mixed together exfoliates the skin and opens the pores to remove dirt from deep within. Mix freshly squeezed lemon juice with sugar and massage on the face. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Apply this lemon & sugar exfoliating mixture twice a week to get a clean and glowing skin. Apply the mask on the face and neck and leave for 10 minutes. Wash with cold water. For added moisturizing benefits add few drops of olive oil to the lemon – sugar mixture.
Lemon & Honey
Lemon and honey face mask is one very popular DIY for treating acne, pigmentation and moisturizing skin. This DIY will make your skin clear, flawless and very glowing. For this DIY all you need to do is to simply mix lemon juice and honey together. Now apply this cleansing facial mask on face and neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash off. This is a one very quick lemon- honey face mask which takes no more than one minute in preparation. Use this mask every alternate day to treat acne and sun tan.
Lemon & Yogurt
Yogurt is yet another kitchen ingredient that does a lot in skin beautification. Mix yogurt and few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice and apply to face & neck. Massage in gentle motions for a minute or two and leave it for 20 minutes or until dry. Rinse off with warm water. This is a must try DIY especially during winters when your skin becomes dull and dry.
Lemon & Milk
Blend together 1 tablespoon of powdered milk, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey, and few drops of essential oil of your choice. Blend all the ingredients together to form a paste. Apply this mask to your face and neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Regular usage of this mask will brighten and lighten skin tone.
Lemon & Glycerin
You can make a homemade moisturizing lotion with lemon and glycerin. Mix together two parts lemon juice, two parts of glycerin and two parts of rose water to make a lotion. Message this lotion on face and other body parts gently before going to bed and let it sit overnight. Wash your face next morning to discover a glowing face.
These were some of the most effective and popular Lemon DIYs that help you achieve glowing skin. I would like to mention here one cautious tip, since lemon is acidic in nature so always do a patch test before using lemon DIYs to ensure its suitability. Also you can always use lemon essential oils if you are not sensitive to lemon.
Which among these are you soon going to try?
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