Beauty Benefits Of Lemon

If you are in search of an ingredient that can cure all your beauty problems than lemon is the one. Your skin loves lemon. Lemons are easily available and this citric fruit is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Phosphorus and Carbohydrates. The fruit acids are good for skin and are very productive in enhancing your beauty.


Here are some beauty benefits of this yellow fruit.

1) Lighten elbow and knee –

Lightens elbow

Rub a lemon on your darkened elbows and knees. This will help in reducing the dark patches.

2) Brighter skin –

Lemons are rich in vitamin C and citric acid. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant for neutralizing free radicals and boosting collagen production. And so, they can make your skin lighter and brighter over time.

3) Teeth whitening –

lemon teeth whitening


Mix lemon juice and baking soda and apply it on your teeth. Now use your toothbrush to scrub off your teeth and the rinse. There you go with your white teeth.

4) Reduces pimple scars –

Reduces pimple

Lemons help in reducing pimple scars. Apply lemon juice on your face and keep it for 10 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. You will start noticing the change in few days.

5) Get rid of blackheads –

The citric acid in lemons helps in reducing the blackhead causing oil. Just slice a lemon, and squeeze the juice over your face. You will see the blackheads fading away in a few days.

6) Stronger nails –

Strong nails

Have you been suffering with yellow nails due to excessive use of nail paints? Make a mixture of lemon juice and cooking oil. Soak your nails into them. They will not only make them whiter but also stronger.

Lemon Skin Care Recipes

1) Natural skin lightening mask –

Blend together 1 tablespoon of powdered milk, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey, and a couple of drops of essential oil of your choice. Apply this mask onto your skin, leaving it on for 20 minutes, and then wash it off with lukewarm water and moisturize.

2) Sugar scrub –

Take the juice of half a lemon and add two spoons of sugar granules to it. Use it as a scrub to exfoliate your dull skin. The scrub is effective in attaining smoother skin and removing dark spots.

3) Toner –

Make a solution of lemon juice water, witch hazel and vodka and apply it on the oily skin to remove excess oil and tone the skin.


Lemon is surely a nature’s boon. Please don’t miss out on this amazing yellow fruit!


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