lemons organic skincareSaid to be acidic enough to melt a pearl, for us this literal ‘ray of sunshine’ only melts our hearts (and waistlines!). For many, the sour tasting lemon heralds the start of the day, with a warm lemon water the perfect breakfast sip to revitalise the body and mind.

In this post, we celebrate all things Lemon-licious!

 5 Food Facts: Lemon

  1. For hundreds of years lemons have been used extensively for their wide array of health and beauty properties, here’s just a few:
    Lemons have a high nutritional value: One lemon contains only about 15 calories and 0 grams of fat. It is a rich source calcium, potassium, vitamin C and pectin fibre. It also contains traces of iron and vitamin A.
  2. Lemons support your immune system: Loaded with Vitamin C, the lemon is a long-standing home remedy for colds and flus.
  3. They assist digestion: Lemons stimulate the release of gastric juices which aid digestion and can relieve indigestion, heartburn and bloating.
  4. Lemons aid to reduce your appetite: The pectin in lemons helps stave off hunger, with the fibre creates a feeling of fullness.
  5. They protect your overall health: Lemons contain high levels of potassium that can help brain and nerve functioning as well as blood pressure. It also has antibacterial properties and promotes healing.

5 Fun Facts: Lemon

  1. Lemons were once so rare that they were presented as royal gifts to kings.
  2. Lemons are technically berries, just like oranges, watermelons and tomatoes!
  3. Food historians say lemons could be found in the Mediterranean from as early as the first century A.D.
  4. In 1976, lemon was among the first eight flavours of Jelly Belly jelly beans.
  5. In the Renaissance period, it was high fashion for ladies to use lemon juice as a way to redden their lips.

Face the Fact: Lemon

A number of Eminence products harness the vitamin C power found in citrus fruit. We love lemon as a natural skin antiseptic medicine and anti-inflammatory. It can also assist common problems related to the skin such as aging, wrinkles, blackheads, acne and eczema. Grab a lemon-health glow in some of our favorite products:

natural skin care lemon cleanser

Lemon Cleanser

Lemon acts as a great antioxidant and herb oils preserve moisture balance while gently cleansing your skin, resulting in skin that feels naturally soft and clean.

A refreshing one-step cleanser for all skin types.

OFFER: Purchase this product with another from the Eminence collection, and you will receive a FREE 15ml Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum (valued at RRP$34.50).

organic skin care citrus lip balm

Citrus Lip Balm

A citrus treat for the lips with shea butter, sunflower seed oil and lemon balm, gives lips maximum hydration. The natural peptides of the lemon and other natural active ingredients help fine lines to appear diminished and encourage the lips to appear plumper, more voluptuous and youthful.

This is a petroleum-free balm not a gloss, so it’s great for guys and gals in the winter months! Add a hint of colour with a lip liner underneath for a kissable pout!

OFFER: Purchase this product with another from the Eminence collection, and you will receive a FREE 15ml Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum (valued at RRP$34.50).

red currant rapid infusion masque

Red Currant Rapid Infusion Masque

A potent masque for people on the go, featuring our exclusive Youth Shield Antioxidant Complex that hydrates, invigorates and promotes the look of elasticity. A natural blend of pineapple, lemon, passion fruit and grape exfoliates the surface of the skin to reveal a radiant glow.
This product is a part of our Youth Shield Collection – new for Autumn 2014.

We are totally sharing some lemon-love this month with two of our lemon-licious products including a great special offer of a FREE Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum when purchased with any other product from the Eminence skin care range.

Enjoy this great offer or any of our Eminence skin care range, knowing all ingredients come from nature and are free from chemicals or artificial additives.

For information on where to buy our organic Lemon Face and Skin Care Products or any of our Natural Skin Care range, please see our website or visit our one of our exclusive Spa and Salons around Australia.

What are your favorite ways to use lemons?

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