Sun exposure, air pollution, hormonal imbalance, mineral or vitamin deficiency, stress and chemical-based beauty products can damage the skin and cause the formation of dark spots.

You may have tried numerous face lotions and creams, but you have not noticed any results. Even though cosmetologists and beauticians recommend numerous remedies and products to remove dark spots, it is better to look for natural remedies, as they are cheap and do not cause adverse effects.

If you are looking for a natural remedy to remove dark spots from your face, you should try lemon juice. In this article, we are going to give you some tips on how to keep your skin healthy and smooth.

All the recipes given below contain lemon, as it is highly beneficial for skin health.

IS LEMON JUICE GOOD FOR ELIMINATING DARK SPOTS?

Lemon juice contains similar bleaching properties as other beauty care products. Due to its natural acidity, lemon works as a bleaching agent that significantly reduces dark spots from the skin.

Moreover, lemon lightens the complexion and removes dirt and excess oil from the skin due to its antiseptic and antistringent properties.

1. Lemon scrub

Scrub the face with a slice of lemon for several minutes. After scrubbing it, wash it off with warm water.

2. Pure lemon juice

Squeeze a lemon and put the juice in a bowl. Then, soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply the ball directly on the face. Let it stay for several minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat twice a day.

3. Egg and lemon mask

Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 egg. Divide the mixture in three parts. Apply the first part on the face and let it dry. Then, apply the second part. When it dries, apply the third part of the lemon mask. Finally, wash it off with lukewarm water and dry it with a tower.

It will help you to get rid of skin acne and get a healthy skin.

4. Lemon juice and baking soda

Mix lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of baking soda. Apply the paste directly on the dark spots. Leave it for 5 minutes and wash it off with warm water. Repeat on a daily basis.

5. Lemon juice and coconut oil

Mix 2 – 3 drops of coconut oil and 2 – 3 drops of lemon juice. Leave it for 20 – 30 minutes and rinse it off with warm water. Repeat on a daily basis.

6. Lemon juice and Apple cider vinegar

Mix 1 tablespoon of water, half a teaspoon of lemon juice and half a teaspoon of apple cedar vinegar. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it directly on the dark spots. Let it dry for 10 minutes and wash it off with warm water.

Repeat it a few times a week.

7. Lemon juice and olive oil

Mix half a teaspoon of lemon juice and half a teaspoon of olive oil. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply the ball directly on the dark spots. Leave it for 10 – 15 minutes and wash it off with warm water.

There are several ways in which you can use lemon juice for dark spots. You should always use fresh lemon juice.

Moreover, avoid going out after applying lemon juice on the skin, as the citric acid in lemon can make the skin sensitive to UV rays and lead to skin damage.

Reference: Stylecraze