Natural Remedies for Getting Rid of Sunburn

 

Natural Remedies for Getting Rid of Sunburn -  If you are looking for natural ways for getting rid of sunburn, here are some home remedies to help you restore your skin back to its original color.
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Sunburn is caused due to overexposure of body parts to the harmful ultraviolet rays, which leads to inflammation of the skin. It is obvious that people who visit beaches often also get sunburns very frequently. People who sunbathe and deliberately work on getting a tan on their skins have a high risk of sunburn.

 

As well as causing varying degrees of discomfort and pain, repeated sun exposure and sunburn also accelerates the aging process and can increase the risk of cataracts and skin cancer. Prevention therefore should also always be considered more preferable than treatment!

 

If you are suffering from sunburn, but do not want to go to the doctor, there are several home remedies that you can use to treat your condition. Home remedies for getting rid of sunburn are an inexpensive and natural way to alleviate the pain and reduce your recovery time.

 

Home Cures for Getting Rid of Sunburn

 

The body must be protected from sunburn, and ideal way is to face as less exposure to sunlight as possible, and one should avoid going outside between 10 am to 3 pm as this is the duration of intense UV rays.

 

Suppose you are going out during the day time when UV rays are on peak, you must wear sunglasses and clothes should be light in colour and weight.

 

Whenever you out, do not forget to apply sunscreen of 15 SPF or higher, and be specific that the sunscreens you use are protective against UVA and UVB rays.

 

If you are affected with sunburn, do not apply any cream or jelly on the affected area as they trap heat and affect the skin further. In fact the area affected with sunburn heals faster when exposed to air.

 

It is easy to irritate a burned skin and this may lead to more serious complications. Avoid further skin irritation by wearing loose clothing and not touching your sunburn. Resist the urge of scratching the sunburn no matter how itchy it is. Just leave the skin untouched to treat the sunburn quickly.

 

The best way to protect oneself from sunburn is intake of lot of fluids in order to prevent dehydration, and also replace the loss of water due to sunburn.

 

In order to avoid the brunt of sunburn, one should eat high-content protein foods and raw fruits to fulfil the appropriate need of body for vitamins and minerals.

 

Coconut oil and sandalwood oil are very effective in healing the burnt skin due to their cooling properties.

 

Application of coconut or neem oil on the body, before and after taking bath is considered as a useful remedy for sunburn.

 

If you have a bottle of pure lavender oil, you could add 15 drops of it to your bath water before you get in.

 

Milk is an excellent home remedy for sunburn.  If you have an all-over burn, a specially prepared bath may help you a lot. Start with lukewarm water and add a mixture of one cup of milk, two cups of raw, uncooked oatmeal and one tablespoon of honey. Soaking for about 10 minutes will soothe the skin and replace some of the lost natural moisture.

 

Another useful bath for sunburn relief is baking soda – about two cups. Baking soda or oatmeal baths are also good natural skin care remedies for dry skin, acne, eczema and just about any other skin problem.

 

Potatoes can also be used to relieve the pain of sunburn. Take 2 potatoes and wash them well. Cut them into tiny chunks and place in a blender to liquefy. (If the result appears too dry, add some water). Pat the affected areas with potato juice. Wait until dry, and then rinse off in a cool shower or bath.

 

An effective home remedy for sunburn is to apply the paste of four tablespoon of buttermilk and two tablespoon of tomato juice for half an hour, and then wash it off.

 

Similarly, paste of turmeric, barley and yoghurt in equal proportions also gives immense relief when applied on the sunburn area.

 

Intake of juice of raw mango along with salt and sugar is very effective in combating sunburn, and is highly recommended at least thrice a day.

 

If you suffer from sunburns apply plain yogurt on the red effected skin.

Deep a cotton wool in cold whole milk and apply on the burnt skin.

 

Make a cup of tea and add ice cubs to cool the tea. When cold enough apply the tea on the skin with cotton pads.

 

After your skin is burnt from the sun you should apply apple cider vinegar on the skin.

 

Slice an onion, lemon or cucumber, apply the liquid on the burnt skin and wash off after 20 minutes.

 

Put ice cubes in a cloth and tap the skin softly.

 

Smear aloe vera on the skin to relief the burning sensation.

 

Slice a cucumber or tomato, apply on the burnt skin and wash off after 20 minutes.

 

Mix raw organic honey and egg white, apply on the tanned area and wash off after 20 minutes.

 

Make a lukewarm bath, add oatmeal and get in for a few minutes to relax the skin.

 

Apply lavender oil on the burnt skin to help it heal faster.

 

The above home remedies for sunburn are not only helpful in treating the sunburn, but also in avoiding it to quite an extent. So, go ahead and try any of these natural remedies for getting rid of sunburn.

 

You may want to watch a Video HERE to learn how about other home remedies for getting rid of sunburn.

 

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Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn

 

Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn  -  Are you experiencing some slight tenderness and redness of your skin or even start to peel off? Does your skin feel warm to your touch or even have blisters? These could be signs of sunburn and if you are looking for some home remedies for sunburn do read on further.
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Are you experiencing some slight tenderness and redness of your skin or even start to peel off? Does your skin feel warm to your touch or even have blisters? These could be signs of sunburn and if you are looking for some home remedies for sunburn do read on further.

 

Sunburn is a phenomenon caused by excessive or over-exposure to the ultra-violet or UV radiation of the sun or sun-equivalent sources like welding arcs or tanning lamps. It causes the skin to burn and acquire a blackish or darkish hue. In other words, the skin tans due to sun burn.

 

People visiting beaches, going for fishing, skiing, swimming working in yards, going to high altitudes or to places near the equator are at the risk of experiencing sunburns. The symptoms of sunburn start showing or occurring within 30 minutes of exposure to the scorching sun rays.

 

The exposure causes fair-skinned people to become dark, causes itching and inflammation of skin and may cause wrinkles or premature aging of the skin. Under certain circumstances, sunburns can be fatal leading to skin cancers.

 

However normal exposure to sun is essential, for the UV radiation produces vitamin D that beneficial for skin; but over-exposure to sun is to be avoided for it may cause sunburns.

 

Certain factors like consumption of contraceptive pills, antibacterial agents in soaps make the skin prone to sunburn. One can avoid sunburns to some extent by using sunscreen creams and lotions, sunglasses, wide brimmed hat, and umbrella while going out in the sun.

 

The best thing to do is to prevent it from happening in the first place by using an SPF lotion and avoiding midday sun. If you should happen to get sunburn, treat it as soon as you can, and avoid further exposure to the sun until your sunburn has healed.

 

The good news is that natural home remedies have been found to be very effective in treating sunburn. Here are some ways to use natural home remedies for sunburn.

 

It is better to try these home remedies for sunburn before rush to your doctor for medical treatment. Home remedies are not only effective but also free from side effects. Never neglect sunburn. It can cause skin cancer in some extreme cases.

 

Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn

 

Application of cool aloe Vera gel on the burnt skin soothes rashes and skin irritation.

 

Rubbing the affected skin with mustard oil and then allowing it to dry is an effective home remedy for sunburns. This treatment would take the heat off the skin.

 

Rubbing the affected area with freshly cut cucumber slices also helps. The astringent effect of cucumber can check itching and redness of skin.

 

Placing grated potatoes on the burnt skin is also a good remedy. The starch content in the potato soothes the burns.

 

Dabbing the burnt skin with a cotton ball soaked in apple cider vinegar also yields good results.

 

Taking ice compress or Epsom salt water compress heals skin inflammation and burning sensation.

 

Taking a bath with baking powder or oatmeal added to bath water brings much relief.

 

Application of peppermint oil or lavender oil on the affected skin has a soothing effect.

 

Natural Skin Moisturizers such as lemon and honey are very good for treating sunburn. The honey helps to heal boils and blisters from sunburn, and also helps to regain the lost moisture from the skin. While Lemon helps peel the burnt layer of skin, and rejuvenates new skin. It also removes any burn marks caused by the sun. Mix two parts of honey with one part of lemon apply the mixture on your skin; wash off the application after 20 minutes with warm water.

 

Two common kitchen substances turmeric and yogurt are very good for sunburn. Turmeric is immensely therapeutic and very effective in preventing infections. Yoghurt helps the skin to regain its acidic and alkaline balance, simultaneously healing it. Yoghurt is also a cooling substance that tapers the heat off the skin.

 

Apple Cider Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar is a very good agent for relieving the pain and discomfort sunburn can cause. Aged Apple Cider Vinegar stored in wooden containers is best for treating sunburn. To bathe the skin, add 2 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar and add it to a tub of warm water, soak in it for 15 minutes to cool down your sunburnt skin.

 

Baking Soda Baking soda is a panacea for many ailments. Its effect on sunburn is to restore the acidic and alkaline imbalance caused by sunburn. To a tub of warm water, add one-fourth cup of baking soda, soak your body for 15 minutes. Do this on a daily basis until your skin is free of the sunburn.

 

Cucumbers with their natural antioxidants and analgesic properties have a cooling effect on your skin. Mash chilled cucumbers in a blender to make a paste. Apply this paste on the skin wherever the sunburn is present.

 

After you have freshly brewed some tea you let it cool and then soak a clean cloth in the cold brewed tea, apply it to the sunburned skin. The tannic acid in the tea helps restore the pH balance in your skin and helps to cool and heal your skin.

 

Soak a cloth or cotton gauze in cold whole milk and apply carefully onto the burned skin and leave it for 15 minutes to 20 minutes, then wash with cold water.

 

Tea without sugar helps to sooth and relief some of the discomfort of sunburned skin. It is one of the best home remedies for sunburn.

 

Adding sandal wood oil or rose water to cold bath water would serve as a refreshing bath for sunburn victims.

 

Laying cold, refrigerated lettuce or cabbage leaves on the burnt skin would give much relief.

 

A paste made out of barley powder, milk, olive oil and honey may be applied on burnt skin. This is an effective home remedy for sunburns on face.

 

A mixture of tomato juice and butter milk also fetches good results in case of sunburns.

 

Coconut oil and sandalwood oil are very effective in healing the burnt skin due to their cooling properties. Application of coconut or neem oil on the body, before and after taking bath is considered as a useful remedy for sunburn.

 

The best way to protect oneself from sunburn is intake of lot of fluids in order to prevent dehydration, and also replace the loss of water due to sunburn. Drinking plenty of fluids is therefore of great help to control sun burn symptoms.

 

In order to avoid the brunt of sunburn, one should eat high-content protein foods and raw fruits to fulfil the appropriate need of body for vitamins and minerals.

 

The above home remedies for sunburn are not only helpful in treating the sunburn, but also in avoiding it to quite an extent.

 

You may want to watch a Video HERE to learn how about other home remedies for sunburn skin

 

For more ideas on safe, cost-effective and natural skin care, simply click on DIY Beauty Skin Recipes