Did you know that lemon comes from an evergreen tree originally found in Asia?! Despite this fact, lemon has become a symbol of the Mediterranean warmth and sun. The Ancient Greeks used it to highlight their hair and the Ancient Egyptians used it to preserve their mummies. In fact, lemon is such an amazing fruit that has a lot of benefits for your health and your whole body as well. Today, we share with you ladies some lemon beauty secrets that you could simply try at home to look and feel amazing.

Reduce Acne

 It sounds too good to be true, right?! We all suffer from acne and pimples at some point of our lives but with the help of our beloved lemon you could get over it. All you need is a small cotton bud dipped in a freshly squeezed lemon juice then apply it on the acne to help reduce its appearance. Not just that but if you have blackheads too, it would surely fade them out. You might also check with your dermatologist before trying this.

Whitening Teeth

That white Hollywood smile is trending now and you could get it in a much cheaper way. Just mix ½ teaspoon of baking soda with lemon juice, and apply it to your teeth with a clean cotton bud. Then, use your toothbrush to scrub your teeth and rinse. It is super easy and all the ingredients are found in the kitchen.

Dark Spots Bleacher

 Forget those dark elbows, knees, and underarms! Lemon works like magic when it comes to dark spots and areas on your body. Slice a half lemon and rub it on your dark elbows, knees, or underarms and repeat the process every day for 2 weeks and you would notice the result.

Clarifying Moisturizer

For a softer and brighter skin simply mix few drops of coconut water with few drops of lemon juice in a bowl and apply to your skin after shower. The lemon would brighten and clear you skin and the coconut would hydrate it. You couldn’t ask for more!

Nail Strengthener

Are you suffering from dry and chipped nails? No worries, lemon has got you covered! Lemon again would work its magic on your nails with these few simple steps; make a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl, soak your nails for 5 to 10 minutes and then rinse. This would help heal your chipped nails (thanks to Vitamin C in lemon).

Lip Balm

We are all saying goodbyes to our lovely hot summer and soon winter would come in full swing. Here is a quick tip to keep your lips baby soft in that cold winter: mix a teaspoon of fresh cream, a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey. Make this into a paste and apply it on your lips. Keep doing that and you would see the results.

Hair Lightener

Remember those days when “SUN IN” was a trend, well it’s gone and now you could get a free DIY highlights using only lemon juice. Spray lemon juice on your hair before exposing it to sunlight to get this shiny sun-kissed color. Also, if you’re suffering from dandruff, lemon is here to the rescue. Rub your scalp with lemon juice and say goodbye to dandruff.


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