How to Use Lemons to Treat Acne and Minimize Scars


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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