2. Glowing Skin
Antioxidants are plentiful in beauty products, particularly moisturizers, for their ability to ward off free radical damage, which causing premature aging (i.e., age spots, crow’s feet, and fine lines). Luckily, lemon is rich in an essential antioxidant, vitamin C, which wards off wrinkles and blemishes, and promotes skin elasticity.
Research from the University of Maryland Medical Center, suggests that the natural citric acids found in lemons (or the Alpha hydroxy acids, or AHAs) have been linked to stimulating fresh elastin and collagen production as well as encoring the shedding of dead skin cells.
Findings link lemons to curing all sorts of problems related to skin–from healing sun burn, acne, and eczema to lemon’s effectiveness as an anti ageing, wrinkle-preventing natural wonder.