5 skin problems, 1 solution: Try these DIY lemon face masks for healthy skin

Are you troubled by oily skin or wrinkles? Try these lemon face packs to solve these problems. Here is how to make diy lemon face packs.
lemon millet salad
Lemon and millet make for an amazing salad combo! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Team Health Shots Published: 25 Oct 2022, 08:59 am IST
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Lemon greatly enhances the taste of many recipes and lemon drinks like shikanji are famous for their energizing and refreshing effect. The nutrition found in lemon fulfills the vitamin requirements of your body. But lemon is not only used as a food item, but it is also used to enhance the glow of your face!

The use of lemon is considered to be the best option in the list of home remedies for a naturally glowing skin. But the thing to remember is that lemon should always be used in the form of a face mask and face pack. Lemon juice should not be applied directly on the face as it can cause irritation or allergic reactions on the face because of its acidic nature. The use of lemon face mask and face pack is very beneficial for those with oily skin as it helps control the secretion of extra oil. So let’s find out how to use lemon for a healthy and glowing skin!

Lemon is a magical remedy when it comes to skin whitening. It is neither difficult to find nor do you have to work hard to use it. Whereas in return it can relieve you from many skin problems.

Why is lemon good for skin?

* Vitamin C is found in abundance in lemon, which acts as an anti-aging agent.
* It controls the excess oil secreted from the pores of the face, due to which it gives relief from acne.
* Lemon is also beneficial to avoid dark patches and scars.

Lemon has many benefits for the skin! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

How to use lemon for skin?

1. For a clear skin

Grate a small cucumber in a bowl and mix 9-10 drops of lemon juice in it. Now, apply this face pack on a clean face and after 15-20 minutes rinse it off with some cold water.

cucumber and lemon
Cucumber and lemon will give you a dreamy skin! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. For tan removal

Mash a tomato and mix one spoon of lemon juice and one spoon of curd in it. After cleansing the face, apply this mixture and after 10-15 minutes wash the face with water.

lemon for skin tan
Tomato and lemon will help you get rid of your tan! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. For glowing skin

Mix one spoon of honey, one spoon of milk powder and one spoon lemon juice in a bowl. Now apply this pack after washing your face and after 15-20 minutes wash it off with water.

4. For reduction of wrinkles

Mix two tablespoons of aloe vera gel, one teaspoon honey and one teaspoon lemon juice. Now apply this pack on a clean face and after 15-20 minutes clean the face with water.

5. To get rid of hyperpigmentation

Mix one-fourth spoon turmeric powder, one spoon honey, one spoon lemon juice and one spoon rose water. After cleansing the face, apply this mixture and after 10-15 minutes wash the face with water.

Points to remember:

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* Moisturize the skin after using these lemon face packs.
* Do not use lemon on a cut or wounded area.
* Always use a lemon face pack on a clean face.
* Do a patch test before using these face packs.


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