April 10, 2015 sistatalks

11 Everyday Beauty Uses for Lemons

Everyone loves a nice cold glass of lemonade in the summer, but your skin and hair will appreciate this beauty uses for lemons EVEN more! It will shock you to find out just how many beauty uses for lemons there are. Here are the most crucial for your everyday beauty routines!

1. Hair Lightener
One of the best beauty uses for lemons is turning the juice into a hair lightener. No need to put chemicals in your hair, ladies! Before taking a trip to the beach or lounging outside in your backyard to catch some rays, pour some lemon juice in your hair. You will have sun-kissed highlights in no time!

2. Nail Strengthener
Getting gel manicures can really damage your nails long-term by making them weak. Never fear, lemons are here! Mix lemon juice with cooking oil (olive oil works the best) and soak your nails. Bonus points: soaking your nails in the oil/lemon concoction will also help fix yellowing of the nails.

3. Lip Exfoliator
If your lips are still dry from the horrid winter we had and you can’t seem to find the right lip-gloss, try putting lemon juice on your lips before bed. The next morning when you wash your face, the dead skin cells and dried skin will scale off.