Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

All citrus fruits have known to be skin friendly and can give your menu an instant nutritional boost. Talking of oranges and lemons, it is a common practice to throw away the rinds of these fruits. It is not just the juice and the pulp that holds the nutritional value, the peels is of great value too. Next time you eat an orange or a sweet lime or squeeze those juicy lemons, hold on to their peels and use them to make a mask for Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

Why choose grated rind/peel of citrus fruit for skin exfoliation?

The grated tiny pieces are soft and act as a good exfoliator on sensitive and dry skin. It does not hurt or rip off the top layer of the skin. Instead it gently lifts up the dirt and dead skin cells leaving the skin with a polished look.

Moreover, citrus fruits are known for their acidic properties which help in dissolving and loosening sweat and grime from skin pores which makes it easy to wash off with warm water.

Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

Take a piece of peel from a freshly cleaned sweet lime. Grate it. The peel can be easily grated over the table top. Transfer the grated bits into a clean bowl.  Add a tiny pinch of turmeric powder and a spoonful of milk cream (if you have dry skin) or thick yogurt (for oily skin) to the same bowl.

Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

Mix well and allow all the ingredients to set for about 10 minutes. Now your homemade lemon rind For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

To use homemade lemon rind mask

Start off with a clean face. Use your favourite cleansing milk to deep clean or daily foam cleanser before using the mask on your face.

Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes

Apply all over face and neck. Scrub gently for 5 minutes and leave as is for 30 minutes. Wash off with luke warm water. Enjoy the glowing skin. Always prepare fresh batches of homemade recipes as they have no much shelf life. Since there aren’t any preservatives or alcohol included, the recipes aren’t suitable for storing for later use.

Hope you all liked this Homemade Lemon Rind Mask For Lightening Acne Scars & Blemishes. Do you use citrus fruits for your skin? Share your recipes.


*Written By Chand

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  • December 1, 2017


    this looks interesting and yummy too 🙂

  • December 1, 2017

    Shilpa Shetty

    Nice DIY,.. I have some recent acne scars and I will try this DIY mask,.. Thank you

  • December 1, 2017


    This looks too good. Will give it a try. Thanks for sharing…
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  • December 7, 2017


    This looks very interesting Chand… Must try this for my oily skin… Thanks for sharing

  • December 20, 2017


    This mask looks skin loving and good to try 😀
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