Beauty Benefits of Lemons

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Lemon is an excellent natural beauty aid, a versatile golden fruit which has exceptional properties to enhance your looks. It is a remarkable yellow beauty wonder packed with loads of qualities which is not only popular for its amazing health benefits, but is also used in a number of household cleaning tasks.

There are innumerable beauty ailments which can be treated effectively by lemons. From now on stop spending money on expensive beauty products and use lemons for your beauty regime.

It is very important to use fresh-squeezed lemon juice for your beauty treatments. So do not be tempted to buy the lemon juice from the supermarket as it contains anti-oxidizing chemicals that can be very harmful to the skin. Therefore, always use fresh lemons for your beauty therapy, right!


Before you use lemon for beauty purposes, I strongly recommend for doing a lemon test on your elbow. When you apply lemon juice, if you feel that your skin is itching, getting irritated or burning wash right away. It is possible that you can be allergic to lemon. And if you still want to give it a try, simply dilute the lemon juice with water.

Read on to learn the secrets to treat various beauty ailments with lemons.

Dark underarms and Elbows

Simply cut a lemon into two halves and rub it thoroughly as a scrub onto your dark elbows and underarms. The citric acid in the lemon helps to kill the bacteria. Regular application of lemon lightens the skin color immensely. Lemon is an excellent natural bleaching agent and a great exfoliate for the skin.

So get ready to wear your sexy sleeveless outfits this coming summer, as it's time to stop being embarrassed of your dark underarms and elbows. From now on treat the dark underarms and elbows consistently with lemon.


Itchy scalp and dandruff is a great setback for many. To get rid of dandruff simply take an egg white and mix it with the lemon juice. Apply this mix to your scalp thoroughly and rub it intensely in the scalp. Leave it on your hair for atleast an hour and then shampoo your hair with lukewarm water. Apply the egg white and lemon mix for four to five times in a month and your dandruff will surly fly away.


Lemon juice when mixed with cucumber juice can really aid in removing scars. Make an equal amount mix of lemon and cucumber juice and apply it on your face thoroughly. Leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes for drying and wash with water and pat dry  . Practice this for least 2 to 3 weeks to get rid of the scars.

Face Glow

Lemon is rich in enzymes, sugar, and fruit acids that aid to eradicate dead cells from the skin. Take a a slice of lemon and rub it directly. The lemon will act as a great tonic for the skin, and will tone and refresh your skin immensely. Using lemon on face is the quickest way to get a natural glow.

Strong Fingernails


To have strong, shiny and bright fingernails soak your fingernails in lemon juice for about 10 minutes. Then brush them properly with a nail brush dipped in a mixture of 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 warm water. In the end rinse your hands with warm water. And then keep admiring your beautiful fingernails and also be ready to receive compliments for your attractive hands.

Get rid of Oily hair

Lemon helps a great deal to reduce oils from oily hair. Make a lemon hair rinse by mixing juice of two lemons with a quart of water. Rinse your hair thoroughly with this mix to reduce oils from your oily hair.

Stop Hair loss

Do not worry about your hair loss but treat your hair loss using natural remedy. Make a mix of one lemon juice by adding four tablespoons of coconut milk to it. Apply this mix to the scalp once a week. I bet you will definitely experience drop off in your hair loss.

Weight Loss

Lemon juice helps in digestion and aids the liver to get rid of impurities, which is very important to loose weight, and keeping off excess weight. Drink daily glass of warm lemon water mixed with honey. Make this your daily habit and you will be able to lose the extra pounds easily that you are carrying around.


Apply juice of half a lemon by using a cotton ball. Dip the cotton ball in lemon juice and dab your face with it on to your acne, white heads and blackheads. Leave it on for eight to ten minutes and then wash with cold water.Practice this for at least two to three weeks and you will be amazed to see your skin getting clear day by day. Also drink plenty of water mixed with lemon juice because it helps in internal cleansing and detoxification of the body.

Your answer for day to day beauty problems is sitting in your fridge. So what are you waiting for, go take the lemon out immediately and get set to practice the cheap and natural beauty regime right now.


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