6 useful tips to soothe sunburn
Tips for sunburn treatment:
1. Aloe vera
It is reported that aloe Vera is a natural remedy for sunburn. It has excellent healing effects on the skin, which acts as a natural coolant for your skin.
Aloe vera also reduces the inflammation and the damage of the blisters because of excessive heat. It acts as a ‘binder’ for the skin by maintaining the moisture inside. When using aloe vera for sunburn, you should not use lotions or with strong detergents because this will reduce the effect of this material.
2. Tea filter bags
An interesting point is that after drinking green tea, you can use tea filter bags to beautify. Tea filter bags contain antioxidants, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory components, which are extremely effective in soothing sunburned areas.
If there is a large sunburn area, you can cook a new teapot, wait for the water to cool and apply it to the sunburned areas.
Yogurt is not only good for people’s health, also helps treat sunburn effectively. Yogurt contains zinc and lactic acid which are substances that effectively restore the damage caused by the sun.
In addition, Pecolene, an antioxidant found in yogurt, will help you reduce UV reactions on your skin, nourishing and revitalizing your skin. This will help you quickly regain your original look.
The way to cure sunburn with yogurt is extremely simple. You should use yogurt without sugar for better efficiency.
- Rinse the sunburned area.
- Apply a thin layer of yogurt on sunburned skin.
- Massage gently for about 3 minutes.
- Rinse gently with cold water.
In addition, you can mix 2 tablespoons of sugar-free yogurt with one tablespoon of orange juice, apply this mixture for about 20 minutes, and then rinse with cold water.
4. Baking soda
Baking soda contains ingredients that are very resistant and bactericidal, which protects the skin from damage by the risk of infection.
You can mix baking soda with water and apply to burned skin. If the area of skin burns is relatively large or in areas of your body that are not visible or difficult to reach, mix the baking soda into the bath tub, then soak your body in it for 10 minutes to reduce the pain, and redness.
In addition, to increase the heat-reducing effect, you can also combine baking soda with ice cold wrapped outside with a clean towel, then apply to the affected area of the skin.
Honey contains many vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B5, B7, B9, zinc, calcium, potassium, which can cleanse, exfoliate effectively the skin. Honey is also used to treat sunburn.
- Cleanse the sunburn area of the skin.
- Apply a little honey on sunburned skin for about 30 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Oatmeal is rich in fiber, vitamins and amino acids which are good for the skin. You can use oats regularly to beautify.
Sunlight is a stimulant of the aging process. The nutrients of oatmeal act as a good ‘weapon’ to prevent the aging process. In order to soothe a sunburn, you can mix oatmeal with milk.
By: Alan Smith