Gift an article

Miracle cosmetics from your kitchen

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
(Photo: Getty images/Gallo Images)
(Photo: Getty images/Gallo Images)

Fruit, vegetables, honey and almonds don’t only nourish you on the inside – they can work wonders on the outside too. Pep up your beauty regime with these simple tips and tricks involving some of nature’s marvels 

Lemons   

Lemons have a gentle bleaching action that works wonders on tired, dull skin. Method Use half of a squeezed lemon as a bowl for the lightly whisked yolk of an egg. Add a few drops of lemon juice and leave overnight for the yolk to absorb oil from the lemon skin. Smooth the mixture over the face with a piece of cotton wool, leaving 2,5cm around the eyes uncovered. After 10 minutes, wash off using tepid water. Drier skins may need a little moisturiser after this lemon pack. 

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
LATEST YOU
LATEST YOU
Read your favourite magazine in a convenient PDF form.
Read now