Naturally beautiful with Lemon

Lemon is a prototypical citrus fruit and is a source of citric acid and natural antioxidants. Due to its high vitamin C content, it is good for the skin and blood vessels. In addition, lemon has a bleaching property. This means you can use the fruit for various beauty treatments.


Rough skin

Cut a lemon in half and soak your rough elbows and knees in the halves for a few minutes. The skin will become visibly softer.

First aid for insect bites

Drop some lemon juice on a cotton ball and dab the bite with it.

Hair removal with sugar resin

You can easily remove hair from your legs, armpits and bikini line with a paste mixture of sugar and lemon. You can find the correct instructions in this article.


Facial lotion for impure skin

Dissolve six drops of lemon juice in a glass of boiled water and rinse your face twice a day.

Mask for smooth, soft skin

Beat one egg white and the juice of half a lemon for three minutes. Apply the mixture to your face and let it work for half an hour. Rinse it off with warm water. Since the lemon juice dries out the skin somewhat, it is best to apply a moisturizing cream.

Mask for dry skin

Mix bran, a few drops of lemon, a spoonful of honey and one egg yolk. Apply the mixture to your face and let it work for half an hour. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Mask for oily skin

For this mask, mix some rum, a few drops of lemon juice and a beaten egg. Apply the mixture to your face and let it work for fifteen minutes. Remove the mask from your face with a cotton pad and rinse with a splash of cold water.

Boost for your skin

Mix two tablespoons of cottage cheese, one tablespoon of honey, one teaspoon of oil and one teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture to your face; you can also use it for your neck and décolleté. Leave it on for twenty minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. A real boost for your skin!


Rub the peel over your teeth every day and after a few weeks they will become beautifully white again.


Hair lotion for dull hair

Dull hair can be revived by rinsing it with a mixture of lukewarm water and lemon juice after washing. Leave on for ten minutes and rinse well with warm water. Not only will your hair shine beautifully, it will also give you a stronger scalp .

Hair lotion for oily hair

Rinse your hair after washing and add some lemon juice to the last rinse water.

Hair lotion to bleach your hair

Mix the juice of a whole lemon with a dash of water and apply the mixture to your hair. Then sit outside and let the sun do the rest. This treatment is only suitable for light hair types.



You can strengthen brittle nails by soaking them in a lemon bath. Make a finger bath with lukewarm water and a few drops of lemon. Soak your fingers in this for ten to fifteen minutes. Afterwards, your nails will shine and become stronger. If you’re short on time, you can rub the peel on your nails for the same effect.


You can soften rough (winter) hands by rubbing them with a mixture of a handful of sea salt and a few drops of lemon. Your skin will tingle a bit. Rinse with warm water.


Foot bath

A foot bath of diluted lemon juice and oats revives tired feet.

Nourishing foot scrub

Mix the juice of one lemon with two tablespoons of olive oil and two tablespoons of sea salt. Massage your feet with it.

Foot cream

To soothe rough feet, rub them with a mixture of three drops of lemon and one tablespoon of lukewarm almond oil.

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