Citrus fruits are rich in Vitamin C, even if you don’t enjoy lemons' sour taste. You can’t deny that they are packed with nutrients. Lemongrass that also bears the same name has many of the same properties and benefits. When used as a facial treatment, it can help fight the appearance of some different skin issues, ranging from acne to diminishing the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Here are some lemon and lemongrass powerful benefits:
For kissable and super soft lips, try a lip scrub infused with lemon and sugar.
Candied Lemon Drop Lip Scrub
1/2 Tablespoon Raw Sugar
1 1/2 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
1-2 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
Mix the above ingredients in a glass bowl and place it in a tin container. Apply to lips and gently rub in a circular motion to exfoliate. Rinse off.
Lemon-Lime Facial Exfoliator
1/2 Cup Raw Sugar (for mature skin) or 1/2 Cup Coarse Salt
1 Tablespoon Organic Olive Oil
2 Drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
2 Drops Lime Essential Oil
Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl. Then, place in a glass jar and lid. To use as a facial scrub: scoop a small amount with a spoon, apply to the face and gently rub in an upward circular motion. Then rinse.
Age Spot Lightener
2 Tablespoons Evening Primrose Oil
7 Drops Carrot Essential Oil
5 Drops Lemon Essential Oil
3 Drops Rose Essential Oil
3 Drops Frankincense Essential Oil
2 Drops Neroli Essential Oil
Add all ingredients in a pyrex glass bowl with a spout. Pour into an airless bottle and lid. Shake well before each use.
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