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Posted on: 26-03-15
5 Beauty benefits of lemon

Lemon is filled with nutritional gifts. It can fulfill our daily vitamin C needs and contain no fats and cholesterol. The oil present in lemon peel together with vitamin C make your skin look healthy and beautiful. Here are a few easy recipes that you can use to eliminate skin and hair issues at home.

To remove blackheads
Slice the lemon and rub it across your face, helps to remove the black heads. Adding few drops of honey may double the effect. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes with warm or cold water. The antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of the lemon help to remove blackheads.

As a teeth Whitener
Mix few pinch of baking soda with lemon juice, sock a ear bud in this solution, apply on to the teeth wash it. Do not leave the solution for more than 1 minute, as it weakens the enamel.

As a foot scrub
Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 of brown sugar with lemon juice. Apply this on to your feet and leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse off with warm or cold water. This will help to get rid of accumulated dirt from the foot.

Drive away dandruff
Take the slice of lemon, rub it on to the scalp with or without vinegar and leave for 1 hour. Wash it off with lukewarm water. His is an effective remedy for dry scalp and excess dandruff.

Exfoliates skin
Make a uniform mix of a quarter cup of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply this on the clean skin, leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

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