Lemon is an amazing fruit, which is very good for you on the inside and out. I had no idea that lemon could do so many great things to make skin look and feel better.They are also not expensive and are very affordable as compared to other
Fade age spots – Just apply straight lemon to the areas before bed and wash off in the morning with cool water. After a week or two, the lemon will have cleansed the skin and lighten the color. If you want an all over body treatment, just add 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice to your bath and soak for 20 minutes.
For brighter, softer skin use fresh lemon juice on any area of your body, including the knees, elbows, and face to brighten up and soften your skin.
Get Rid of Blackheads If you rub lemon juice on the area with your blackheads, it should make them disappear. Do this every night and rinse with cool water in the morning until blackheads are gone.
Make a moisturizing mask for dry skin by mixing equal amounts of honey, lemon and olive oil. Apply the mixture to dry areas on the skin and allow it to dry thoroughly for about 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water
To exfoliate dead skin cells rub a cut lemon dipped into a half-teaspoon of sugar over your face for a few minutes, or create a mild mixture by using lemon juice, sugar and a small amount of water. Do this once a week to help remove dead skin cells and refresh your skin.
To make a lemon anti-wrinkle mask mix a teaspoon of honey, a few drops of lemon juice and a drop of sweet almond oil. Apply this mixture on the face and allow it to dry for 20 minutes and wash off.
If your skin is sensitive to the citric acid in lemons, you can dilute the juice with some water. Using a cotton ball to apply is the best way. Try not to use lemon juice on your skin before any sun exposure since it will make your skin more sensitive to the sun.
lime and salt good uses of combination
Prevents Skin Problems:
A lime and salt solution is very effective in curing issues of the skin like acne and blackheads. Mix salt and lime juice in equal proportions and apply the mixture to the affected area. Leave it to dry and wash it off after ten minutes. This is an easy home remedy for blackheads. This solution is also useful to get rid of acne. The salt will help exfoliate by removing the excess oil. Besides, the lime will soften the skin. It will also lighten the scars left by pimples. However, lime can also dry out the skin and cause burns if kept for too long. So just use this solution only for ten minutes on a weekly basis.
Mouth And Gum Treatment:
Gum infections can be very painful and discomforting. Make a paste of lime juice mixed with salt and apply it on your teeth. Leave this paste on for a few minutes before washing it out with water. Lime juice contains anti-inflammatory properties and large amounts of Vitamin C that help treat the infection. Toothaches and cavities can also be treated using the lime and salt water treatment. If you have wounds in the mouth, rinsing it with salt and lime water will help disinfect it and avoid swelling. You can also cure tonsillitis by squeezing fresh lime in a glass of hot water. Add four teaspoons of honey and a quarter teaspoon of salt.