Lime Juice Can Cause Serious Sunburns

Thought this was worth sharing as I -- and I am sure many of you -- was unaware how dangerous lime juice could be to our pale skin.

If you're handling limes or lime juice while before/during lots of sun exposure, be very, very careful. You do not want to end up with 3rd degree burns like the girl in the link. Warning: the bottom of the article contains a graphic image. Not for the faint of heart.

Be sure to wash your skin and be vigilant about using sunscreen after handling limes.

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