Lemon is one the healthier ingredient either for your inner or outer body. Whether you drink lemon juice or apply lemon on your skin; it’s a win and win for you. Today we are going to talk about benefits of lemon on your skin specially face and show you how to make your home-made lemon juice face mask. If you want to see the benefits of lemon juice for your body, then check here.
Lemon is rich in alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) which assist your body in removing dead skin cells. When lemon is combined with antibacterial antioxidants, it helps your skin to fight free radicals and glow up your skin. Whether you directly apply lemon to your skin or use some other ingredients like honey; both will work just fine. However, we recommend applying lemon by mixing with other ingredients like honey. Here are the some the best homemade lemon juice face mask combination which you can try out today:
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Homemade lemon juice face mask
Before we actually proceed to making lemon juice mask, its worth noting the benefits of lemon juice to your body. Some of the benefits of lemon juice are:
1. Promotes Hydration
2. Source of Vitamin C
3. Helps in weight loss
4. Improves Skin
5. Helps in digestion
6. Relives sore throat
7. Freshen up your breath
8. Prevents kidney stones
Now, let’s jump right into the lemon juice face mask starting from honey and lemon juice mask.
Honey and Lemon Juice Face Mask
This mask can be used everyday or as often as you want. You will see a glow right away but if you apply it often, you will really notice the difference over the time. It is an easy homemade facemask made from just honey and lemon and is absolutely safe, budget friendly.
Before we start, its worth noting that some people are allergic to lemon juice. Before you apply honey and lemon juice face mask to your skin, just apply a bit of lemon juice to your skin and see if your skin reacts to juice.
Mix 1 tablespoon of organic honey and juice from half a lemon. Once it is mixed properly, pour boiling water into a bowl, and let the steam cover your face. This helps to open the pore in your facial skin and refresh your skin as well. Afterwards, apply the mask directly to your face and neck carefully avoiding the areas near your eyes. Wait for 20-30 minutes and then wash off with warm water followed by cold water. Then dry your skin with a towel. It that simple!
Cucumber, Turmeric and Lemon Juice Face Mask
Turmeric and Cucumber are especially beneficial for people with oily skin. This lemon juice face mask helps in calming and soothing skin also preventing sunburn. To start off, cut cucumber into small slices and blend it to make a pulpy mixture. Take two tablespoons of this mixture and mix it with a tablespoon of lemon juice and pinch of turmeric powder. Apply the mixture into your face and leave it for 15 minutes and allow it to dry. Once dried, use cold water to rinse it off and use it daily for a week to get best result. If you have dry skin, add glycerin to this mix.
MyF7 Face Mask
Don’t be surprised, we just called it MyF7 mask as its name is quite long, Chickpea Flour with turmeric and honey with lemon juice face mask. Mix a tablespoon of chickpea flour with a tablespoon of lemon juice. Add a pinch of organic turmeric powder and make a paste with filtered water and add a tablespoon of honey to it. Once your mixture is ready, apply MyF7 mask to your skin and leave it for 20 minutes. Then use cold water to wash it off. MyF7 face mask helps you with the appearance of hyperpigmentation and acne scars from the face. It also removes free radicals and potent anti-fungal radiant giving you blemish free skin.
Milk and Lemon Juice Face Mask
Both lemon and milk are rich in AHAs (Alpha-hydroxy acids) which promote exfoliation. Add two tablespoons of whole milk and two tablespoons of lemon juice and mix the ingredients. Once done, leave the mixture in room temperature for at least four hours. During this time, milk will break down and form yogurt like gel which can be directly applied to a clean face. Once you apply the mix, then leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
Egg White and Lemon Juice Face Mask
This mask is perfect if you have oily, acne prone skin. Egg white helps in tightening skin and shrinks large pores in your skin reducing the amount of sebum on your face. Egg whites also help to create a pH balance in your skin. This mask contains vitamins and minerals that nourish skin, provides protein, and protects skin from radical damage. Additionally, it reduces oiliness in skin, fights skin.
Separate egg white from an egg and add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into it. Mix it in a bowl with a whisk until the mixture turn little bit foamy or frothy. Gently apply the mixture into the skin and let it dry for 10 to 15 minutes. When applying the mixture, try rubbing it harder in your face as it helps to clean your face. When it is dry rinse it off with warm water and dry your face with a towel. Voila! It’s that easy.
LHT Face Mask
And again, it’s a short name for Lemon, Honey and Tomato face mask. LHT mask is anti-blemish made from three simple kitchen ingredients giving you the lightening smooth freckle free skin. Let’s make the mixture first. Grab 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, honey and tomato pulp and mix it well. Before you apply it to your skin, pour a bowl of boiling water and allow steam to your face, this helps in opening pores in your facial skin. Once done, apply the mix and let it dry for 10 to 15 minutes and use warm eater to rinse the mask and wash your face with cold water. Use clean towel to dry off.
So, which one of the lemon juice face masks are you planning to try, and we are waiting to see your experience with them. Please share us your experience in the comments below, we will feature them inside this article.