Everyone is concerned about the health of their skin. Especially when a person reaches his/her 20’s-30’s, they become extra conscious about their skin. The skin tends to reflect the signs of ageing during this time, thus it is essential to take a little extra care of the skin. Lemon and honey work wonderfully on the skin and helps the skin to glow. Besides this, these two ingredients are easily available in the kitchen. Lemon juice helps to remove the dead cells from the skin and also helps to maintain the youthfulness of the face. However, if we mix honey and lemon together, the benefits of them multiply. Let’s discuss the benefits of lemon and honey on the skin. (Also read: What are the lifestyle changes that help to counter the process of ageing)
How to get a beautiful skin with the help of lemon and honey?
Helps to moisturise the skin: In order to maintain the moisture of the skin and to keep it hydrated, lemon and honey are great. They do not turn the skin dry. It is a natural way of making the skin moisturised. Take 2 tsp. of lemon juice and 1 spoon of honey. Mix them together and apply it on your face. Leave it for 2o minutes and wash off the face with lukewarm water afterwards.
Helps to lighten the complexion: If you want to have a lighter skin tone then you should use honey and lemon together. For this, mix honey and lemon in equal proportion and rub it on your face. Keep it for 20 minutes. After it gets dried up, wash off your face with water. You will find a glowing skin and soft skin. (Also read: How is potato beneficial for hair and skin)
To lighten the dark spots on the face: If you want to get rid of the dark spots on the face then you should use honey and lemon. For this take 1 tsp. of oatmeal, 1 tsp. of honey and 2 spoons of lemon juice. Apply this paste on the face and the neck. Leave it for 20 minutes. After this, wash your face with lukewarm water. You will see the best results within 2 weeks.
Helps to get rid of pimples: Daily application of lemon and honey on the face, helps to get rid of the problem of pimples. For this, mix honey and lemon in equal proportion. Apply this mixture on the infected area. Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water.
To remove the blackheads: Cut lemon into two slices. Now pour a drop or two of honey on the lemon. Now rub this slice of lemon in a circular motion on your face for 10 minutes. Do not touch the area around the eyes. Keep it for 15 minutes and then wash off your face with lukewarm water. (Also read: Which food items and drinks lead to acne on the skin)