“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” - Dale Carnegie
Everyone has heard this thought. We would jokingly change it to make-your-own face mask. Lemons are wonderful fruits, abundant in vitamin C The important antioxidant helps us keep our immunity strong, but it is also important for the synthesis of collagen,thanks to which our skin is smooth and elastic for a longer time.
Fresh lemons in combination with other useful fruits and vegetables become a drink for he althy and beautiful skin. But lemon juice is also suitable for our homemade face masks.It reduces pigment spots and has an astringent effect. It can be combined with egg white, mashed banana or papaya, with aloe vera.
See 4 more suggestions on how to beautify yourself with fresh lemon. Do them 1-2 times a week, avoiding applying them to the area around the eyes.
Honey and lemon for shine
Honey has a moisturizing effect on your skin, and in combination with fresh lemon juice, the skin is not only soft, but also shiny. What do you need to make this amazing facial? In a bowl, mix 1 tbsp honey, 1 tsp water and 1 tsp fresh lemon juice. Mix well and apply to previously cleansed and dry skin. After 15 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water and apply a suitable cream.
There are different types of clay, you can read about some of them here. Huma is great for skin detox, firming, smoothing fine lines, reduces skin irritations, reduces sebum secretion, making it a suitable care for oilier skins.
Ingredients needed for your beautifying mask:
- 1 tbsp hummus;
- 1 tbsp yogurt;
- 1 tsp honey;
- a few drops of lemon juice.
Everything mixes well. The mask is applied to clean and dry skin. After 10 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water and apply a suitable cream.
Mask with chickpea flour or nut flour
If you don't have the wonderful chickpea flour, grind some raw almonds in a kitchen blender. They will also make a fine flour, which, in addition to being nourishing, is a very good exfoliator for the skin.
To 1 tablespoon of flour, add 1 tablespoon of honey, a few drops of lemon juice and a few drops of pure water or rose water. Everything is mixed well. The mask is applied with light massaging movements. Massage for a few seconds and leave on the face for 10-15 minutes. After rinsing with lukewarm water, you can apply a suitable cream.
Turmeric and lemon mask
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties. Applying it to the skin as a mask can help prevent photoaging, the appearance of acne. To ¼ tsp turmeric powder, add 1 tbsp water or rose water if you have it, 1 tsp honey and 1 tsp lemon juice. The resulting slurry is applied to clean and dry facial skin. After 15 minutes, rinse and apply appropriate cosmetics.