How to Use Lemons to Treat Acne and Minimize Scars

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Fresh lemons is one way to treat acne and minimize scars. Lemons can be easily purchased at your local grocery store for less than a dollar.

Lemons are loaded with lots of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is great for healthy looking skin. Applying the juice from a lemon can help shrink pimples and pores. Lemon juice is a natural skin lighter. It also helps the skin to look brighter when used over a prolonged period of time.

Here is how to use lemons to treat acne and minimize scars:

Cut a fresh lemon in half or into wedges. Squeeze lemon juice into a glass or into the palm of your hand.

Apply a layer of lemon juice using your finger tips, a cotton ball or Q-tip to any breakout or scarred.

Leave lemon juice on the affected spot for up to 15 minutes.

Rinse lemon juice with cool water. Afterward, apply an oil-free moisturizer. Store cut lemons and excess lemon juice in the refrigerator to keep fresh.

Tips & Warnings

  • Repeat steps once daily for at least 6 weeks.
  • Avoid getting lemon juice into your eyes
  • Wash your hands after each use
  • Lemon juice does sting/burn a little bit, but it goes a way

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