These simple homemade remedies using lemon, sugar or salt, honey and other items from your cupboard have many benefits to aid with getting vibrantly clean skin with a radiant appearance.
Lemon Facial Cleanser
Try this homemade cleanser made out of lemon juice, yogurt and an essential oil like lavender or chamomile. Massage this on to remove dirt and bacteria, while moisturizing your skin at the same time. Lemon juice is a known remedy ans may be helpful for those with mild acne or blackheads. It can also be used to fade age spots or dark spots.
Mix lemon juice with a few drops of apple juice and apply to skin with cotton ball. Gets rids of excess oiliness and blackheads.
Lemon Face Scrub
Face cleanser cold milk mixed with fresh lemon juice with powdered almonds or oatmeal. Mix a tablespoon of honey with finely ground almonds and half a teaspoon of lemon juice. Rub skin gently on your face and rinse off with warm water. Lemon brightens and softens the skin on your face.
Lemon Body Scrub
3 Teaspoon honey
3 teaspoon of sesame, vegetable or olive oil
¾- teaspoon lemon juice
½ cup sugar or salt. Salt is a more coarse option for extra dry skin whereas sugar disintegrates more quickly and is not as abrasive.
Use for rough elbows, knees, heels or your entire body. Lots of benefits in this scrub… Honey contains mild alpha hydroxy acids. These safe acids can loosen bonds between the dead skin cells, making it easier to shed this dead layer. These acids also increase elasticity, balance out oily skin, stimulate collagen production, and minimize lines and wrinkles, making you look younger. Not only does it lend itself to exfoliating but at the same time due to containing amino acids it helps the skin retain its moisture.