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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 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. 

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