[Photos] Beauty Tip: 5 Surprising Uses Of Lemons

On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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Lemon is a versatile fruit providing a number of benefits, they also provide a number of other skin, nail, and hair benefits. Take a look at five helpful beauty tips below

1.     Remove Blackheads:

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Take a lemon and slice it in half, rub the juice all over your face and wait five minutes before rinsing it off with cold water. Lemons have antibacterial properties, making it a perfect blackhead remedy. Blackheads are caused by clogged pores.

2. Soften feet:

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Lemon juice is great for feet, as it will help soften rough skin on the bottom and also kill bacteria that builds up under your toenails. Get a large bowl and combine 3 cups of lemon juice, 6 cups of water, 3 tbsp of cinnamon powder, and 1 cup of coconut milk. Soak your feet in the bowl for 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water.

3.     Lighten Your Hair:

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Skip the dye, this is a perfect and gradual remedy for your hair. Mix the juice from four lemons with ¼ cup of warm water, put it in a spray bottle, and spray it in your hair until it’s damp. Make sure you only expose your hair to the sun for about 30-60 minutes, depending on how light you want to make it. After you’re done, take a shower and use conditioner, as lemon juice can sometimes dry out your hair.

4.     Strengthen Nails:

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Soaking nails into lemon juice for about 10 minutes and rinsing them with warm water once a week will not only help them to grow but will also remove any discoloration.

5.     Lighten Discolored Armpits and Elbows:

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Discoloration and hyper-pigmentation happens to people a lot especially in the armpit area. Since lemon acts as a bleaching agent, rubbing a cut lemon on armpits or elbows will help to lighten the skin in those areas.

Try some of these tricks and let me know what you think.

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