Amazing Benefits of Lemon for Skin, Hair, and Nails
Lemon is definitely a miracle fruit. Loaded with vitamin C and other plant proteins, lemon has always been a favorite of Indian households. The intense acidity and fresh aroma make lemon one of the most popular fruits for making drinks, sauces, desserts and dressings. The pungent taste, refreshing aroma and bright yellow color really captivate all the senses. Also Read – Skin Care: All The Ways Miracle Ingredient Hyaluronic Acid Benefits Skin
Plabita Sharma, National Training Manager, The Body Shop India, shares the benefits of this versatile ingredient. Also Read – Benefits of Oil for Your Navel Is navel oiling good for skin and health?
Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, calcium, and potassium, all of which are known to improve the appearance of skin, hair, and nails. Also Read – Neem And Aloe Vera For Flawless Skin: A Combination That Can Help With A Myriad Of Skin Problems
One of the most common ways to consume lemons is by adding lemon water to your morning routine; Simply squeeze a lemon into lukewarm water and take a sip to help wake up your system, release toxins, and spice up your walk.
An easy remedy for a dry, itchy scalp is to rub a lemon on it for instant effect. Lemons also work very well as an antioxidant, due to their high vitamin C content which helps fight free radicals and strengthen the immune system.
Whether you choose to incorporate the fruit directly or by topical application, this is a staple in your routine. The Body Shop Lemon range is formulated with lemon essential oil – a simple and effective ingredient that is sure to cleanse and protect your body. This oil which is extracted from lemon peels beautifully carries a clean and crunchy scent, making it a sensory delight like no other.
This head-to-toe range is completely vegan and combines steps that are either antibacterial, have intense cleansing or protective care properties. Hair & Body Wash is a gentle formula that will help you feel perfectly clean like shampoo and body wash in no time.
If you’re on the go and need a quick refresh, Care & Purifying Hair Mist will do just that without making hair sticky or weighing it down. Lemon hand sanitizer is another one to put in your bag to help keep palms and fingers clean and safe while you’re on the go. It’s formulated with 70% alcohol and lemon essential oil – and it’s clinically proven to kill 99.99% of bacteria and viruses. This line also includes a protective hand and body lotion that contains Community Trade Shea Butter from Ghana which will hydrate your skin and keep it hydrated for 72 hours. Your hands and body will definitely love this cool, non-sticky formula.
Not only does it protect your skin, it also takes care of the environment. The packaging of all products is 100% recyclable and some also contain post-consumer recycled content.
(With IANS entries)