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Home Remedies For Sunburn

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Home Remedies For Sunburn

7 home remedies for soothing sunburnt skin…

Aloe vera and sunburn lotions are usually people’s first choice when trying to soothe areas of skin that have been exposed to the sun for too long. However, there are many home remedies you can use to help cool, moisten and soothe sun burned skin.

Unusually Ways To Treat Sunburn

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7 Ways To Treat Sunburn At Home

Image Credit: Magnus Manske.

Yoghurt

The fat and enzymes in yoghurt help soothe the skin and moisturize painful sunburns.

Tomatoes

Puree a frozen tomato and apply directly to the affected areas can help cool the skin.

Oatmeal

A warm oatmeal bath exfoliates the skin and has anti-inflammatory properties.

Milk Bath

A milk bath contains lactic acid, which is great for exfoliating the skin and attracting moisture to dry areas.

Green Tea

Warm green tea can offer immediate relief when applied to burnt areas.

Cornstarch

Lightly sprinkling cornstarch on small affected areas can offer temporary relief from chaffing.

Apple Cider Vinegar

A mixture made from two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and two cups of water can offer relief when applied to the skin with a cloth. If the soak leaves you’re skin dry, follow up with an aloe vera moisturizer.


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  1. Heidi Kulm: Unusual Ways to Heal Sunburn. AOL, 2012.

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