How to Put Lime on My Face Overnight

By Camira Bailey

A lime is a small, green citrus fruit. It has a tangy taste and is often used to season meats, fish and vegetables. Lime is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which makes it a useful skin care product as well. When used topically, lime can remove excess oil, prevent the formation of wrinkles, lighten age spots and brighten skin.

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The vitamins and antioxidants found in limes keep skin healthy.

Step 1

Squeeze the juice of one lime into a shallow bowl.

Step 2

Dip a cotton ball into the lime juice until it is completely saturated.

Step 3

Rub the cotton ball onto your face, using a circular motion. Resaturate the cotton ball as needed.

Step 4

Dip your fingers into the lime juice.

Step 5

Massage your face with your fingertips for one minute.

Step 6

Allow the lime juice to sit on your face for five minutes.

Step 7

Rinse your face with lukewarm water.

Step 8

Pat your face dry with a soft towel.