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