13 Nov 2014

Lemon juice to get fair skin

Lemon juice is a natural skin lightening and exfoliating agent because of the following.
1.Citric acid in lemon has bleaching effect that will help to lighten the skin.
2.Alpha-hydroxy acid in lemon juice is an exfoliating agent that remove dead cells and help to get a  fairer skin.

How it is applied?
1. Lemon juice rinse.
Take juice from half the lemon then add equal amount of water for dilution to avoid irritation to skin.
Apply it to the face ,neck and other desired bodyparts.
Keep it for 20 minutes after that wash with warm water.

2. Lemon honey mask.
Make a mask mixing lemon juice, honey and 1 teaspoon of ground oatmeal,apply it on the face, keep it after 20 minutes .
As you wash it off, with tips of your finger make circular movements.
Oatmeal act as a scrub that remove the dead cells.
Lemon juice has bleaching effect.
Honey offsets drying effect of lemon juice.

How long it is used?
For better results repeat 3 times a week for 4 to 6 weeks.

Apply moisturizer after the treatment with lemon juice.
Do not go in sunlight with lemon juice applied on the face.

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