Friday, August 9, 2013
A Lemon's Hidden Powers
Hey Glitterbugs! Have you ever had lemons just sitting around in your house? Well this post is going to tell you just what you can do with those lemons. I am going to be sharing with you all 5 things that you can do with lemons.
1. LIGHTEN YOUR HAIR
Lemons have an awesome ability to lighten one's hair. This is a good way to lighten your hair because it is natural and doesn't have any harsh chemicals in it that can potentially harm your locks. Simply grab a section of hair that you want and squeeze the lemon over it. Then sit outside in the sun for 1 and half hours or until your hair is at your desired highlight color!
2. LIGHTEN YOUR DARK SPOTS/ACNE
At a certain age many people can get bad cases of acne. One natural way to rid yourself of this acne is to rub lemon juice on your acne and let it sit for 20 minutes a day, then rinse it off. Be sure to stay away from the sun for a few hours while doing this! To lighten dark spots, you should rub the lemon juice on the dark area and let it sit for 15 minutes. Simply rinse it off after. You should keep doing this until you see your desired results.
3. MAINTAIN GREAT HEALTH
Lemons provide great health benefits. You can loose weight by putting lemons in your water daily. Also, lemons help balance your Ph level. It is also high in vitamin c which is known to fight infections.
4. HELP SOOTHE TOOTHE ACHES AND STOP BAD BREATHE
When lemon juice is applied to the gums of your mouth, it can stop bleeding or bad breathe. Also, when applied to the sore area in your mouth it can soothe the aching feeling.
5. SOOTHE SUN BURNS AND STINGS
When a lemon is rubbed over the sun burned skin it can immediately reduce the pain. Also, a lemon can soothe a bee sting! Ouch!!!
Thank you all for reading this post. Stay tuned for more beauty and d.i.y. posts. I look forward to sharing more of my creative, stylish ideas and beauty tips with you all.