There are many ways to use lemon except for cooking as it tastes delicious, such as lightener for skin and hair because of its astringent properties, or as acidity regulator and help in fat elimination because of its antioxidants properties.
Lemon can be used in many ways:
Citric acid is one of the lemon compounds that kill bacteria that are the root of bad body odors. Experts have proven that lemon can be used as deodorant and that it is great for armpit skin care. It also clears dark stains; just make a mixture of lemon juice, oatmeal, and a little honey and simply apply it on armpit area.
Use juice from one lemon and apply it on your face with a cotton ball, or spray it. Use this treatment before going to bed because sunlight can provoke negative effects.
Lemon is great for blackheads and in eliminating toxins from the body. All you have to do is to rub your face with lemon juice and let it stay for 10 minutes. Pay attention not to expose the face to sunlight immediately afterwards because it may cause strain. You will notice that your skin has become smoother.
Reduces and improves the skin marks
Great number of people has skin marks as a result of an illness, sun exposure, acne, pimples or diet. In order to reduce them just put a bit of lemon juice on the affected area and let it stay for 15 minutes. Afterwards wash it with cold water. This treatment should be done before going to bed as the exposure sunlight will cause negative effects.
If you want to use lemon as a hair highlighter you should apply lemon juice on the hair and then expose the hair to sunlight. You should repeat this treatment once a week for better results.
Hydrates the lips
Unlike many cosmetic products that makes the lips become dry, the lemon hydrates them. Just apply a bit of lemon juice on the lips before sleep.
Nail strengthener and whitener
If you want to have stronger nails just make a mixture of two tablespoons of olive oil and lemon juice and rub it on the nails.