You forgot to use sunscreen and you got sunburn? It’s okay, next time you will know better how to protect yourself. Specialists recommend 9 remedies that will relieve sunburn and will help you avoid those unsightly blemishes on the skin.
Whether it’s in cream or gel or leaves, it contains substances that stimulate the immune system and helps the skin to heal faster. If you have such plant in your house, don’t hesitate and break a few leaves and treat yourself.
2. Chamomile tea
Chamomile isn’t good only for insomnia, but also for soothing sunburn. Simmer a few tea bags then let them cool slightly in the refrigerator. Apply them on the sunburned area. Chamomile helps reduce inflammation and burning sensation.
Besides hydrating your skin, coconut oil helps you get rid of the pain from burns. The skin will be relieved and the burning sensation will disappear like magic.
4. Lavender oil
It is the perfect treatment for sunburn. Lavender oil reduces not only pain but also has an antiseptic effect and prevents stains occurrence. Put about 20 drops of lavender oil in a cup of water, add 2 tablespoons of aloe juice and grease your skin.
Make a cucumber paste in the blender and apply it on the burns. Keep it in the refrigerator an hour before applying it to the skin. Apply the paste on the face, too. It will clean and refresh your skin.
6. Rose water
To take effect, it must be 100% natural. Rose water kept cold moisturizes and soothes the skin. It is also perfect for sensitive skin.
7. Cold milk or yogurt
There’s no secret that yogurt soothes the sunburned skin. Yogurt or cold milk gives the skin a layer of proteins which help it regenerate. For best effects, mix a cup of yogurt with a little aloe gel and 15 drops of lavender oil.
8. White vinegar
Because it contains acetic acid, which is found in aspirin, white vinegar help soothe burns by reducing burning sensation, pain and itching. Spray white vinegar in sunburned areas and you’ll feel much better.
9. Baking soda
In a cup with warm water mix 2-3 teaspoons of baking soda with 5 drops of lavender oil. Mix and apply the mixture on your skin. This mixture is designed to adjust your skin’s pH and to soothe the sting.