Lemons are a natural antioxidant and can have many great uses. Read on to find out our top ten reason to add lemons to your beauty routine.
1. Lemon Toner
Add a few drops of fresh lemon to coconut water for an DIY all natural toner.
2. Knee and Elbow Cleaner
If your elbows or knees seem dark, rub 1/2 a lemon on them to clean out the deep down dirt.
3. Blackhead Remover
Use fresh squeezed lemon on your face as a blackhead remover. Lemons are a natural antibacterial and will get deep down into your skin breaking down the dirt.
4. Shine Reducer
Use lemons on your face to reduce oil.
5. Nail Soak
For strong nails, soak them in olive oil with a few drops of fresh lemons.
6. Lemon Water
Drinking lemon water balances your natural PH and gives you glowing skin from the inside out.
7. Dandruff Treatment
Mix olive oil, lemon juice, and ginger root for a scalp treatment.
8. Teeth Whitener
Mix baking soda and lemon juice. Apply gently with a Q-Tip and leave on for no longer then one minute. Brush off with a tooth brush. (leaving on any longer can break down tooth enamel.)
9. Lip Treatment
At night rub 1/2 of a lemon on your lips. The lemon will scrub off any dead skin and leave your lips smooth in the morning.
10. Hair Lightener
To get subtle highlights, apply lemon to strands of hair and sit in the sunlight. (not recommended for long periods of time and use sun screen!)