The yellow fruit lemon has many great beauty benefits. Regularly rub half a lemon on dark knees and elbows are to make the skin lighter. It lightens facial discolorations, unwanted freckles and lightens age spots. Rich in Vitamin B, Vitamin C, carbohydrates and phosphorous, fresh lemon juice has a cooling effect and is great to use on affected skin to get flawless, supple and smooth skin. Citric acid in lemon juice helps clarify and bleach the skin.
The juice if used regularly on skin is good for acne healing. Simply apply a mixture of fresh lemon juice and some water to the affected area and wash off with cold water. Add 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and some honey to lukewarm water and drink daily to get acne free and brightened skin. Rub lemon rind on the face to get rid of pimples and blackheads and lighten pimple marks. Do this for few days and notice changes in skin. Dip fingers into fresh lemon juice and soak them to make nails stronger.
To make a perfect teeth whitener, mix some baking soda with lemon juice, rub onto the teeth and wash off. Apply lemon juice on lips to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells from dried lips. Combine peppermint essential oil, some lemon peels and coarse sea salt to make a great exfoliating foot scrub. Make a mixture with a teaspoon of lemon juice, almond oil and a spoon of honey to make an almond oil anti wrinkle face mask. Mix well and apply on the face and neck to get rid of wrinkles.