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Lemon Face Mask: Benefits + 7 Best Face Mask Recipes




Lemon has various benefits on the skin. Its cleansing and bleaching properties make it a perfect ingredient to add to a face mask. A lemon face mask is perfect for oily skin, but it can be made perfect for dry skin as well by adding some other suitable ingredients to it. In this article, you’ll know 7 ways of making a lemon face mask.

What Does a Lemon Face Mask Do?

It hydrates, cleanses and brightens the skin. It also reduces acne, dark spots and blackheads from the skin making your skin tone even and smooth.

How to Make a Lemon Face Mask:

1. Honey and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon of honey
  • 2-3 drops of almond oil

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix honey, lemon juice, and almond oil together.
  • Apply this face mask to the clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works: This face mask is good for dry and patchy skin. It moisturizes your face making it soft and supple.

Repetitions: Twice a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

[ Read: Homemade Honey Face Mask ]




2. Baking Soda and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix lemon juice and baking soda together until you get a pale, runny paste.
  • Apply this face mask to the clean and dry face and leave it on for 10 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.
  • Then, apply a light, oil-free moisturizer on your face.

How it works: It removes excess oil from the skin, cleanses it, and evens out skin tone. It also kills acne-causing bacteria preventing future acne.

Repetitions: Once a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

Tips: You may feel slight tingling because of the reaction between baking soda and lemon juice, but if you feel a burning sensation, immediately wash it off and do not try again.

[ Read: Baking Soda Face Mask ]




3. Turmeric and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of organic turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix turmeric powder and lemon juice together.
  • Apply this face mask to clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works: It helps you get rid of acne & acne scars while at the same time lightens your skin color.

Repetitions: 2-3 times a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

[ Read: Benefits of Turmeric Face Mask ]




4. Egg White and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Whisk the egg and add lemon juice to it.
  • Apply this face mask to the clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works:

  • This face mask is best for the acne-prone skin.
  • It eliminates pimple-causing bacteria and dries them out.
  • It rebuilds the skin and tightens it giving your skin a beautiful glow.

Repetitions: Once a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

Tips: For better results, add 4-5 drops of rose water to this face mask.

[ Read: Homemade Egg Face Mask Recipes ]




5. Yogurt and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix yogurt, lemon juice, and honey together.
  • Apply this face mask to the clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works: It nourishes, cleanses & lightens the skin and at the same time reduces dark spots and acne.

Repetitions: Twice the week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

[ Read: Yogurt Face Mask Benefits ]




6. Avocado and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 mashed avocado
  • Juice of half a lemon

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix mashed avocado and lemon juice together.
  • Apply this face mask to clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works: It exfoliates dead skin, prevents skin from harmful UV rays, kills acne-causing bacteria, and prevents future acne.

Repetitions: 1-2 times a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

[ Read: Avocado Face Mask Homemade ]




7. Milk and Lemon Face Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of raw milk
  • ½ teaspoon of lemon juice

Preparation time: 2-3 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Mix milk and lemon juice well.
  • Apply this face mask to clean and dry face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cool water and pat your face dry.

How it works: It reduces freckles & cracks from the skin and evens out the skin tone.

Repetitions: 1-2 times a week.

Best time to apply: After sunset.

Tips: Add a few drops of rose water if you have dry skin.

Because of the acidic nature of lemon, we always recommend a patch test before applying a lemon face mask to your face. If you feel burning, don’t try it on your face. But, if you find it safe, then go ahead and start using it today to get a beautiful skin.

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