Lemon Juice has been used since a long time ago and is still in use for skin whitening and other beauty treatments. Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C and antioxidants, which nourish and rejuvenate the skin, resulting in brighter and softer skin. This article will look at how to make the best of lemon, with easy recipes that are great for your skin.
Benefits of lemon for skin care
Lemon is a very popular fruit that you can find in many recipes. Lemon when used in face mask, work as natural exfoliant, leaving the skin smooth and glowing. Lemon juice also has several antibacterial & anti-inflammation
properties which make it perfect for treating acne, pimples or even scars left over from old breakouts. It also reduce oil production in skin. Lemon juice help breaking down the accumulation of dead skin cells, reducing blackhead formation. Vitamin C found in lemon juice is well known skin lightening agent and anti-oxident, thus lemon juice provide good amount of skin lightening and exert anti-ageing effects on skin.
How to use lemon for skin care?
Most active ingredient in lemon that help glow skin, is Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C.
Using lemon juice directly on face may irritate skin. This skin irritation from lemon juice may either be mild or sometimes it may be severe leading to – dryness, redness and peeling of skin. Rarely applying lemon juice directly on skin may result in severe skin reaction known as phytophotodermatitis or even chemical lukoderma leaving a white spot behind.
The simple, effective, safe way to use lemon for your skin at home is by adding diluted lemon juice to your regular face mask. It is suggested to take a spot test of lemon juice on less sensitive skin areas of our body like elbow, before you apply lemon juice on face. In fact we recommend Vitamin C Serum instead of lemon juice on facial skin to get most optimum results in a safest way.
To wrap things up …
With this described skin care regimen, you can improve the appearance of your skin in only a matter of weeks. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with Cosmetic Skin & Hair Expert at Vibra Clinics, please contact us today on +91 9166046591.