Video: Why lime juice burns your skin in the sun

Why lime juice burns your skin in the sun (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society

Did you know that making margaritas and then heading to the beach could leave you with a painful, swelling burn?

In this episode of Reactions, we chat with chemist Tien Nguyen, Ph.D.—who experienced just that—and learn why lime juice plus the sun is a really bad combination:


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