16 Foods to Use as Beauty Products


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5. Lemon

Lemons, as with other citrus, are high in vitamin C. When used on the skin, lemon juice can fight free radical damage from pollution and UV rays. It also has the added benefit of brightening the skin in the process. Lemons can actually lighten skin and hair because of its ascorbic acid content, which speeds up the sun’s effect, especially on already light hair. Additionally, the ascorbic acid can get rid of dark spots and even out skin tone.