In Fight Against Sun: 5 Things that Will Relieve Sunburn

sunburn teabagsYou have just enjoyed a little beach time on some days off. Although there are remainders of creams against sunburn and you’re still got burned. Now, it is the time for you to find your real solution to sunburn. With top 5 useful tips on how to treat sunburn blisters fast at home here you will be able to get rid of those stubborn symptoms quickly and safely. Here they are:

1. Body lotion based on aloe vera

Apply your favorite body lotion for the whole body, but pay special attention to the red parts. Even better if it contains aloe Vera, because it will help calm the skin and prevent its peeling. Also, fresh gelatinous part of aloe Vera you can apply directly on sunburned place several times a day for relief.

2. Take a cold shower

Cool water will soothe your skin while helping to remove any chlorine or salt residue. While chlorine removes skin’s natural oils, salt actually attaches to cells, draws out their moisture, and kills them—and both equal dryness. Add apple cider vinegar to return to the normal pH of the skin, baking soda to reduce irritation and redness and essential oil to relieve pain. Avoid using soap because it will irritate and dry out your skin. Don’t using towel, let let yourself air-dry.

3. Try teabags

Teabags from fresh boiled tea can help in sunburn. Brew several black teabags in warm water. When the water is black, remove these teabags. Wait until the liquid is cool and dab the teabags at the sunburn. Apply as regular as you feel relaxed. Don’t wash the tea off. Let it stay there for long. The ideal time for applying is when you going on bed. You can let the teabags on your sunburn overnight and clean it in the next morning. However, be careful with the tea, let it be far from your clothes as it can stains on them, especially clothes with bright colors.

4. Cucumbers

We know cucumber are good for the dark circles under the eyes, but also can reduce redness of sunburn. Cucumbers offer the relief of sunburn when you mashing them and apply to your skin. Use an organic cucumber from the garden, peel, chop. Using a blender make a paste of cucumber. After that, you can mix it with glycerin and rosewater in order to protect your skin from the sun.

5. Drink plenty of liquid 

Prolonged sun exposure and heat causes dehydration. A sunburn also draws water to your skin’s surface and away from the rest of your body. Remember to drink extra water for the next few days. Thus, you need to drink additional water, sport drinks, juice for some days and also watch for signs of dehydration. Any signal, such as thirst, dry mouth, reduced urination, headache, dizziness, and sleepiness can be typical signal of your dehydration.


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