Have you ever thought that a simple day to day used kitchen ingredient would play an important role in benefitting the human skin? Before the advancement of the modern-day cosmetic products, techniques, and technology, people used to take care of their skins by using simple ingredients which they could find in their home or nature.
Everyone has used this ingredient or tasted it, maybe in a drink or squeezed on top of something to give a mouthwatering taste. This one is used widely in the skincare products due to its wide antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Well, this wonderful ingredient is LEMON.
You must have come across this ingredient being used in many beauty products produced by different cosmetic companies, maybe in beauty wipes, face wash or maybe even in face cream. This ingredient is widely accepted by people as it is suitable for mostly all the skin types.
Lemon is the king in the citrus world. Lemon has a high amount of vitamin c which is very helpful for our body’s immune system. It also has wide antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It is also rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium which is needed for the betterment of your skin, hair, and body. Lemon plays an important role as an antioxidant, stimulant, hydration, etc.
You would have heard people drinking a glass of warm water with lemon and honey early in the morning as lemon helps in flushing out all the toxic waste from your body. Not only it filtrates your body but also keeps it hydrated.
Let’s see what benefits lemon provides to the body:
It has a high amount of vitamin c which helps the body’s immune system and keeps the skin even-toned.
It is used for acne treatment
As for the moisturizing agent
For glowing skin
To remove blackheads and whiteheads
To treat dandruff and itchy scalp
As lip exfoliator