6 DIY Beauty Tricks Using Lemons

Generally speaking, lemons are essential for good health. Not only are they rich in Vitamin C, they also have antioxidants that works wonders on your skin. It treats various skin problems for a soft, smooth, and all around glow. For this reason, we compiled do-it-yourself beauty tricks using this citrus fruit that you probably always have in your kitchen. After all, when life gives you lemons, add them to your skincare!

So if you’re worried about blemishes, uneven tone, stretch marks, and dull skin, scroll down below for 6 easy products that you yourself can make.

Acne Treatment

All you need for this is a lemon and a couple of cotton swabs. First, cut the lemon in halves and dip the cotton swab into the wedge for five minutes. Second, use the cotton swabs on the affected areas and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Lastly, rinse it off  your face and repeat the process for three days a week for best results.

Lemon Pore Reducer

For large, stubborn pores, this DIY scrub is the answer. Simply mix in baking soda, lemon juice, sugar, and olive oil until well combined. Apply on the face and neck in slow, circular motions. Leave it for 10 to 15minutes then rinse off. Do this once or twice a week.

Anti-Blackhead Honey and Lemon Mix

What you need is a teaspoon of honey, one lemon, and a washcloth. First, cut the lemon into quarters and pour the honey into the lemon. Second, scrub it over the blackhead prone areas. Lastly, use the washcloth to wash the mix off. Repeat this three times a week for optimal results.

Lemon Stretch Mark Remedy

All you need are three table spoons of lemon juice. Simply rub the lemon juice onto the stretch marks in a circular motion. Let it soak for five to ten minutes. Wipe it off with a damp soft towel and repeat the process three times a week.

Lemon Whitener

With its natural bleaching ingredients, just slice a lemon in half and rub on areas you wish to look brighter.

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