Do lemons relieve acne and acne scarring?

Do lemons relieve acne and acne scarring?

Citrus fruit extracts are included in skin care products due to their antioxidant content.

The Vitamin C in citrus fruits are thought to help fight free radicals in the skin and also help boost collagen levels.

Lemon juice reduces oil, kills the bacteria that lead to acne and reduce redness and inflammation.

However, applying lemon or lemon juice to your face can have side effects that further damage your skin.

The strong citrus fruit can cause dryness, burning, stinging and killing good bacteria.

This acne treatment method can lead to hyperpigmentation.

There's little to no evidence supporting lemons as an effective acne scar treatment.