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By NotFromUtrecht (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Today, we want to pay tribute to a little fruit that often goes unnoticed…the lime. It’s larger, brighter companion, the lemon, usually steals the show…but we’ve been doing some research and think there’s a thing or two you should know about the little green guys. Here are a few fun uses:

  • Limes help with hangovers – they help to detoxify and cleanse the liver
  • To brighten the skin – packed with powerful antioxidant Vitamin C, plus acids, lime juice will help rid the skin of dead cells for a rejuvenated, brighter complexion
  • The citric acid in lime juice can help relieve bug bite itch
  • DIY highlights – squeezing lime juice in your hair and then sitting in the sun can lighten your strands! (not saying we’d recommend going this on your own, but your call!)
  • Of course our favorite – try a lime spa treatment! And this month, there are a couple lime-infused treatment deals on SpaWeek.com. Enjoy…

$79 50 Minute Deep Cleansing Facial with Eminence Key Lime Vanilla Age-Defying Masque at Rachele Rose Day Spa in Hartsdale, NY (was $119)

$50 Margarita Happy Hour Pedicure with Citrus Lime Soak and Icy Frozen Margarita at Blue Sapphire Spa in Port Jefferson, NY (was $60)

$65 Shellac Manicure and Coconut and Lime Pedicure at The Day Spa at Skin Deep in Media, PA (was $85)

$75 90 Minute Coconut Lime Hydrating Body Wrap at The New You Body Wrap & Wellness Center in Utica, MI (was $135)