Who said lemons can only be used for adding flavor and scent? If you’re looking for a simple way to help maintain beautiful skin using all natural products, fruits are about as natural as you can get. When it comes to lemons, the citric acid inside this sour fruit has a powerful effect that helps maintain beautiful, glowing skin. Check out these 4 simple ways to use lemons in your daily regimen to create beautiful skin and keep your body healthy!

1. Get rid of acne spots and blackheads by slicing a lemon and gently rubbing it across the affected areas on your face. Give the lemon about 10 minutes to work against the skin before rinsing off the juice with cold water.

2. Lighten up those dark spots with some lemon juice! It’s very common for many women to have dark spots, however, who knew that a few drops of lemon juice can even out your skin tone over time!

3. A D.I.Y. Face Wash can be made from a simple concoction of lemon juice, yogurt and lavender or chamomile oil. It's a fun way to help rid your skin of any bacteria and dirt while simultaneously moisturizing it.

4. Cleanse Your Body by drinking lemon water. Add some lemon juice to your water and your body will use the citric acid to clear your body of toxins.

 

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