There are various benefits that one can derive by using lime regularly. Lime is used in food to add taste and lime pickles are popular throughout the world for the unique taste that it offers. Apart from that, lime oil is used in various beauty products and also in dental care products. Lime oil in used in hair oil to help us relieve from various scalp issues. Along with the health benefits and beauty benefits, it also has an amazing smell and this will make you feel fresh and ready. There are plenty of uses of lime and hence, squeeze few lemon, store in a bottle and freeze it, so that you can use it as and when required. There are various beauty benefits that you can derive from this simple yellow fruit and they are as follows.
1. Reduce Dark Spots
This is one problem which we all want to get rid of. It is difficult to get rid of dark spots even with the help of expensive cosmetic products but lime is here to help you out with. Apply lime juice with a cotton ball on the dark spots and leave it for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, wash your face with lukewarm water. Ensure that you don’t walk out in the sun for at least an hour. After an hour, apply sunscreen to face the sun.
2. Acne And Pimples
If you have an acne prone skin then lime can act as your savior. Add few drops of lime to honey and apply it all over your face and you will be amazed to see the results in seven days’ time. Acne is caused when people tend to ignore the accumulation of oil and dirt, on the surface of the skin. Lime and honey will penetrate deep inside the pores and help you to get rid of the pimples, acne and also the blemishes which are left behind.
3. Fight Aging
Aging is one process that you cannot avoid, but yes, you can delay it for sure. We all go out in sun and this reduces the melanin production in the skin and ultimately, your face starts to show signs of aging. To improve the production of melanin, you can scrub lime peel on your face or you can undergo Citrus fruit facial. This will ensure that ageing is delayed and at the same time, your skin would be youthful, shiny and clear.
4. Get Rid Of Tan
We can use a plenty of sunscreen to ensure that we can stay away from tan, but we always fail to achieve the desired results. Saying bye to tan with lime is very simple and cheap. Mix one tablespoon of gram flour, 4 drops of lime and 1 teaspoon of yogurt well. Ensure there aren’t any lumps. Apply this mixture on your skin and leave it to dry. Wash this with water, pat dry and apply moisturizer, if you find your skin to be extremely dry. Try this once or twice in a week to get rid of tan completely from your skin.
5. Reduce Open Pores
Astringent is a part of our beauty regime as it helps us to reduce the open pores. It is very important for us to reduce the open pores so that the skin can be tightened and this helps us look young. Lime is one of the best astringents that nature has offered to us. Apply few drops of lime on areas where you are able to view open pores. You will be able to see the reduction in the size of open pores in a month’s time.
6. Oil Free Skin
We all love to have skin that can be shine free throughout the day. To get rid of excess oil on the surface of the skin, we wash our face, with a face wash, at regular intervals. Rather than face wash, lime is the best possible solution. After your tiring day, mix few drops of lime with fuller’s earth volcanic clay and rosewater. Let this pack dry on your face and wash off with cold water. Try this weekly thrice and you will be able to enjoy oil free skin throughout the day.
7. Heal Sunburn
It is very important to heal sunburn during the initial stages; otherwise it would be difficult to heal it later. If you notice sunburn on your skin then mix rosewater and lime in equal quantity and apply it in the affected area. Leave it overnight and wash off with cold water in the morning. You will be able to notice drastic reduction in sunburn overnight.
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