No matter how much we warned you against the damaging effects of the sun exposure you’ll still probably get at least one sunburn this summer. However too much sun exposure can cause serious damage to your skin leaving a dehydrated wrinkly aged and even causing skin cancer.
So despite the fact that we know you’ll do your best to protect your skin from sun damaged by using a sunscreen with a high SPF. If you do end up with a pain inflamed itchy blistering flaky sunburn you can find some relief with these 10 soothing treatments.
Oatmeal is the bond when it comes to soothing irritated inflamed skin.
It works wonders as a cold compress by wrapping a one Cup of dry oatmeal soaking in cool water and applying it directly to your sunburn every few hours.
To cold compress you know a nice cold shower of baths we’ll call a fiery sunburn.
But lying in cold water might be a bit chilly after a while. Instead you can apply a cold cloth or a few ice cubes wrapped in a towel directly to the burn.
Use yogurt to fight sunburn?
The natural cultures in yogurt can work wonders on dry skin so it makes perfect sense that they would also work magic on a stubborn sunburn.
Use yogurt as a topical cream and slather it over sunburn areas leaving it for five minutes and then rinse off under a cold shower for which Hazel which Hazel is a beneficial natural astringent with anti inflammatory properties.
Which is why it also seems painful acne and razor burn for a sunburn apply a few drops on a moist cloth or cotton swab and dab directly onto skin.
A bit of baking soda in a cool or lukewarm bath will temporarily provide relief to sunburn pain. Just remember to let your skin air dry out of the bath so the baking soda really soaks in and soothe the pain.
And over the counter hydrate cortisone topical cream spray or ointment can soothe inflamed and painful sunburns. Just be sure to look for a topical solution with at least 1 percent hydrate cortisone listed in the ingredients.