Effective masks with lemon
Lemon - such a simple and familiar fruit for us, in fact, is a very valuable and useful product. And often it is used not only for food, but also as an additive to cosmetic products. Today we will talk about what properties it possesses, and what can be prepared on its basis at home.
Cosmetologists do not in vain recommend using this citrus to care for the skin of the face and body, because it copes well with inflammation and also has excellent bactericidal properties.
Let's find out what natural remedies can be prepared from it yourself:
For face.Following the rules of preparation and application of products with lemon, you can immediately achieve a triple effect: exfoliation, moisturizing and rejuvenation.
For oily skin, masks and lotions will be useful in that they can bring the pH level back to normal, and vitamins A and B, as well as essential oils, will perfectly moisturize dry ones.
In addition, such products will become real helpers for women who have age spots,they will also help make freckles less noticeable. And they will help strengthen the walls of blood vessels, preventing the appearance of rosacea.
Peeling.For him you do not need to go to a cosmetologist, it's enough to prepare a miracle remedy with your own hands. To do this, wipe the pulp of 1 fruit through a sieve. After that, put the mixture on the face, and wash off after 15 minutes.
Such a simple and cheap tool will help get rid of keratinized particles and will allow to pass the necessary amount of oxygen.
Whitening. If you have age-related or hormonal pigmentation, then whitening masks should be a mandatory part of daily care.
Stir 1 tbsp. citrus juice and the same amount of olive oil. Pour into container, add whipped yolk and apply on face. Wash off after a quarter of an hour.
This natural product is suitable for dry and oily skin.
Cleansing. Often, owners of the fat type suffer from an ugly shine. Citrus acid in this case will help narrow the pores, remove irritation and will give matte finish.
Mix 1 tsp. fruit juice, 1/3 tsp. salt and ½ tsp melted honey.Apply the mask with massaging movements, and leave for 20 minutes, then rinse.
For hair. Vitamins and oils contained in lemon perfectly nourish the scalp, improving the structure of the hair and helping to strengthen them. They also effectively eliminate excess sebum, which is especially important for oily hair. In addition, citrus-based products will help those who are trying in vain to cope with dandruff. And finally - your hair will find incredibly attractive shine. Make such a mask is not difficult at all.
For loose curls. Mix 1 tsp. citrus juice and honey, add yolk and 2 tsp. aloe juice Put it on your head, put on the shower cap and wrap the head with a towel. The duration of the procedure is 40-60 minutes.
For dry hair. Make a mixture of fruit juice and cosmetic oils that need to be taken in the same proportions (for example, 1 tablespoon each). If there was no cosmetic on hand, an olive would do. Apply the product on wet curls and head, warm, and wash off after half an hour.
From falling out.Take 1 fruit juice, 1 egg yolk and 1 tsp. castor oil. Spread the mixture on the head, wrap. The duration of the procedure is 40 minutes.But it is worth considering that it can be carried out not more than 2 times a month.
For nails. Lemon is able to gently care not only for the nail plate, making it stronger, eliminating peeling and whitening, but also perfectly moisturize the skin around the nail.
This vitamin cocktail can be prepared by mixing citrus and honey in the same proportions. After that, it is applied to the nail plate, and leave for 10 minutes.
And to enhance the growth of nails, you can use another simple recipe - mix 1 tsp. hand cream and lemon juice, ½ tsp iodine, and add 5 drops of vitamin A. Keep on nails for 15 minutes.
As you can see, simple recipes are able to solve a huge number of problems and replace expensive cosmetic preparations. But, even despite its naturalness, the means with lemon have their own contraindications:
- skin injuries, dermatological diseases;
- inflamed areas, purulent eruptions;
- neoplasms of any kind.
But with proper use all these home-made products will give your skin and hair a healthy radiance, and nails - strength. Be beautiful!
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