Lemon masks – how to use the king of citrus to make your skin beautiful

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Anti-acne lemon mask
1 egg white
Juice of 1 lemon
Beat egg white into foam. Add lemon juice and apply to face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and towel-dry the face.
Mask for oily skin prone to frequent outbreaks
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
4 tablespoons of flour
4 tablespoons of yogurt
Combine lemon juice flour and yogurt. Apply to face and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash away with warm water and afterwards rinse with cold. Dry off with a towel.
Lemon cleansing lotion
3 tablespoons of yogurt
Juice of 1 lemon
Mix ingredients and use as a cleansing lotion. It is excellent for taking down makeup, especially in the eye area. It is also effective against blackheads. Do not use this lotion right before exposure to direct sunlight, because it increases the risk of sunburn.
Hydrating mask for dry skin
Lemon juice
Olive oil
Mix ingredients to form a medium-thick paste. Apply to face for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Lemon face scrub
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons of finely ground almonds
1 tablespoon of honey
Mix ingredients and use as a scrub mask – apply to face and neck with gentle massaging movements. Leave on for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water.
A mask against blackheads for oily skin
1tablespoon of lemon juice
1 pureed tomato
1 tablespoon of oat bran
Mix ingredients in a blender. Apply mask to clean skin and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and towel-dry.


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