In France, more than 15 million people suffer from acne. This is also one of the main reasons for visiting dermatologists. After this, come to the pigment spots, a really complex for some people. Indeed, problems related to the beauty of the body are common among teenagers as well as adults. Fortunately, there are natural remedies that can relieve these disorders, including the lemon and toothpaste. Discover 5 beauty tips to improve your daily life.
Whether in gastronomy, food products, health remedies or cosmetics, lemon is a fruit used in many areas. In question, its many virtues for health, beauty, and well-being. Thus, it is only natural that citrus fruit with multiple virtues is a key ingredient of grandma’s remedies for our cocooning sessions.
Combined with toothpaste with a mattifying and exfoliating action, it can help beautify your body. Indeed, vitamin C lemon is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and effective to limit the production of melanin. It is, therefore, possible to use it to whiten nails, lighten dark spots, reduce inflammation due to acne, but also as care for your lips. Namely, it is better to opt for a toothpaste mint, an effective antibacterial ingredient to fight against the proliferation of bacteria causing blackheads and acne pimples.
The mixture of toothpaste and lemon will allow you to perform a scrub for your lips and thus, get rid of dead skin and lighten and soften your lips.
To prepare this scrub, you will need these ingredients:
- Warm water
- Lemon juice
Proceed as follows:
1. Mix a tablespoon of toothpaste with 1 tablespoon of sugar.
2. Mix these two foods with a little warm water and a teaspoon of lemon juice to make a paste. If you have chapped lips, avoid including lemon in this recipe.
3. Apply the paste directly to your lips
4. Massage the mixture gently for 2 minutes
5. Finally, rinse with water
6. Do not forget to hydrate yourself with a lip balm.
You can use this recipe 2 to 3 times a week.
Treatment of acne pimples
It is not easy to put an end to this dermatological problem because its causes are not always known. However, there are natural remedies that can lessen it.
Here is a recipe with lemon and toothpaste that will help your skin:
The ingredients you need are:
- A teaspoon of lemon juice
- A tablespoon of toothpaste
Mix the toothpaste and lemon juice before applying this paste locally on the buttons using a cotton swab. Leave for two minutes, then rinse your face with clear water.
Treatment of spots
Some parts of your body are darker than others, such as your elbows or your knees. In the presence of pigment spots, know that lemon is a powerful ally to lighten the skin, provided it is used in a moderate way to avoid irritation. Here is a natural recipe to mitigate them:
For the latter, you need:
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon of toothpaste
At first, clean the part of your skin to be treated with warm water. Then, apply the mixture of the three ingredients. Leave on for 5 minutes before rinsing thoroughly with clean water. Repeat the process 2 to 3 times a week.
Some beauty products we use attack our nails. Result: they become weak, brittle and yellowish. For this trick, you will need:
- 1 tablespoon toothpaste with baking soda
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Mix the toothpaste and lemon juice, then apply the paste on your nails for 5 minutes. Then wash them and do not forget to moisturize them. You can repeat this treatment twice a week.
The advantage of choosing a toothpaste based on baking soda is based on the antifungal properties of this component which, together with the same properties of citrus, reduce the risk of development of bacteria or fungi responsible for yellowing nails and their fragility.
Make your hair shine
To palliate dull hair, citrus can be very useful. This trick is based only on its use to make your hair shine and give them all their sparkle.
Mix the juice of half a lemon in one liter of water, then use this preparation in rinse water after your usual shampoo.
Use this tip once a week.
Sun exposure after applying lemon to the skin is not recommended due to the photosensitizing effect of citrus fruit.