Lemons are a fantastic fruit with many health and beauty benefits. Lemons help fight infections and promote immunity with their plethora of vitamins including Vitamin-C. The scent of lemons is said to help reduce anxiety and promote alertness. Lemons promote healing and reduce pain. Lemons can also serve as a key ingredient in a mini-facial due to their anti-bacterial properties which help to clean pores and get rid of acne. They also brighten the skin, even out skin tone and reduce scarring. To make your own mini-facial, simply follow these steps:
- Squeeze the juice out of a (preferably organic lemon)
- Dip a cotton pad or washcloth into the juice.
- Sprinkle sugar on top of the cloth or pad.
- Massage into the skin.
- Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
The sugar will help to exfoliate the skin, getting rid of dead skin cells and the lemon will cleanse and brighten. When your facial is done your skin should feel soft and smooth and your skin may even have an added glow. This mini-facial is worth a try since it’s quick and super affordable – let me know how yours goes!