DIY Recipes 7 tips for healthy skin using lemon

 Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid, so they can help brighten and lighten your skin when used over time

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Lemon is associated with weight loss and mostly used in the kitchen for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice.

The oils present in the zest of a lemon have various skin benefits. Coupled with ample Vitamin C, healthy looking skin is just one of the boons lemons have to offer.

  • Clarifying moisturizer

Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice.. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant for neutralizing free radicals and boosting collagen production.

  • Elbow and knee bleacher

If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon.

  • Blackhead treatment

Lemons are antibacterial that help treat acne. Just slice a lemon, and squeeze the juice on your face. Your blackheads will start to fade before you know it.

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  • Teeth whitener

Mix baking soda and lemon juice, and apply it to your teeth with a clean Q-tip. Then, use your toothbrush to scrub your teeth and rinse. It's way cheaper than going to your dentist's office.

  • Lip exfoliator

Put a little lemon juice on your lips before bedtime, and wash it off in the morning to help remove dead skin cells and dried skin.

  • Nail strengthener

Have you been getting too many gel manicures? Make a mixture of your favorite cooking oil (try olive oil) with lemon juice, and soak your nails. This is a good practice if your nails are dry and brittle, but it's also a great way to help fix nails that have yellowed.

  • Hair Lightener

Score dye-free DIY highlights with lemon juice. Apply it before you expose your hair to sunlight to score a sun-kissed color. The lemon juice can also help treat a dry scalp and dandruff, so apply it liberally.

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