By Victoria Stewart

Did you know that lemon is so much more than adding flavor to our food? In order to achieve youthfulness, try antiaging using lemon for beautiful skin and hair. Lemon is full of nutrients, namely vitamin C. Vitamin C plays a key role in healthy, glowing skin.

Of course, you must know that our skin is directly affected by what we ingest, by what we don't ingest and by our environment. If we eat a lot of junk food, processed food, and the like, it will show on our skin. The same is true for what we don't ingest: not eating the right foods, and/or lack of vitamins. Lemon can help in both ways. Internally, mixing the juice of one lemon in a glass of warm water will help to detoxify your body. This in turn will improve your skin. Therefore, you should drink this lemon juice first thing every morning.

With regards to using lemon as an anti-wrinkling agent, apply lemon directly on the skin by rubbing it for about an hour. It will also which treat blemishes. Prior to rinsing, rubbed with extra virgin olive oil, for maximum results. Take note, however, that it is a bleaching agent, therefore it is best to do this at night and avoid going into the Sun.

For the hair, lemon will make it shiny. Above and beyond that, it also removes dandruff. Massage lemon juice onto the scalp. This will stimulate the blood, the glands that helped produce oil and result in hair growth and shiny beautiful hair. It will also remove grime and buildup of products that make the hair limp and dull.

But don't stop there! Often, as we age, our nails are affected as well. Soak your nails in lemon juice for 10 minutes or rub them with a slice of lemon daily. Doing so will render your nails stronger and healthier.

Is age catching up with you? Do you see the onset of wrinkles, drooping and sagging skin, and other signs that show your age? Anti-AgingMatters provides you with tips about anti-aging health, diet and beauty tips that will make you look and feel great. Don't delay...time is the only thing you can't get back.

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