Lemon is this citrus fruit that we use a lot in our day to day cooking. The aroma, the freshness and the quirky taste of lemon had earned its place in the household quite easily. It can also be used for skin and hair care, since it is enriched with vitamin c. Here are some face packs you can prepare in your kitchen with lemon. Have a look!
1. For Smooth Skin
Ingredients needed :
Lemon juice (fresh) – 1 table spoon
Honey – 1 tablespoon
Method: Take a bowl, mix both the ingredients together. Apply the mixture to your face and let it sit for 20 – 30 min. Wash your face and pat it dry.
The pack here is quite famous. It is used to achieve the smooth and even skin. Lemon is loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants. It is a natural bleach so it get rids of any hyper pigmentation there is . Honey hydrates the skin and leaves it smooth.
2. An Oil Control Pack
Lemon juice : 1 tablespoon
Multani mitti : 3 table spoons
Rose water : Few drops.
Method: Mix all the ingredients together. Add rose water in the last, it helps in hydrating the skin. Apply the mix to your face and wash after it is dry. Repeat this once a week .
This face pack helps the people with oily skin particularly. Both the ingredients help with the control of excessive oil on your face.
3. Lemon to get Radiant skin
Lemon juice : 1 Tablespoon
Tomato juice : 1 tablespoon.
Method: This one will be a little messy, since the mix will be in liquid form. Use small amounts and massage into your skin. Repeat this twice a week.
Tomato is full of vitamin C!. This face pack will help with the lightening of the skin. As lemon is natural bleach, the uneven skin tone will be taken care of.
4. To Get Rid of Wrinkles
Lemon : ½ teaspoon
Olive oil : 1 teaspoon
Method: Mix both of them in a bowl. Take the mix and apply it under your eyes and massage it very gently. This mix can be used on entire face as well.
This face pack helps a lot with people who are suffering from under eye bags and dark circles. Olive oil rejuvenates and hydrates the skin.
5. A two-in-one Scrub and Face pack
Lemon juice : ½ tablespoon
Honey: 1 tablespoon
Sugar : ½ tablespoon
Method : Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Apply this to your face and let it stay for 15 min. Now use the melted sugar granules to exfoliate your skin and makes it look radiant.
This works as both the scrub and honey. Acting as a scrub, it will help get rid of black and white heads. It will exfoliate your skin well.
6. For Getting Rid of Facial Hair
Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
Besan – 3 teaspoons
Raw milk – 1 teaspoon
Method: Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. It forms a thick paste. Apply it to your face, wait for it to dry before washing it off. Repeat this once a week.
This one is classic. Lemon exfoliates, raw milk hydrates while besan helps as scrub and it takes care of the facial hair too.