Lemon juice is a popular treatment for acne, blemishes, and oily skin. It brightens and exfoliates the skin with mixed simple and great kitchen ingredients.
The citrus fruit also works as an antibacterial and antioxidant, meaning that it protects the skin from free radical damage, repairs cells, and speeds up new skin generation. Lemon is also a natural source of vitamin C and rich in alpha hydroxy acids.
- Egg white and lemon face mask
1 egg white
1/2 or 1 teaspoon of lemon juice (see tips to determine how much is right for your skin)
In a small mixing bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy.
Stir in the freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Gently massage the face mask onto your clean face with circular motions. Let it dry for 10 to 15 minutes.
When the time is up, rinse the mask off with tepid water. Pat your face dry with a towel.
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- Honey and lemon face mask
Honey is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. It absorbs impurities from the pores and the skin.
Squeeze 1/2 a lemon into a bowl, add 2 tbsp of honey.
Mix it with a spoon until it’s a liquid consistency. Apply it all over a clean face avoiding eye area.
Leave on for 15-20 min and rinse off.