Were you searching some remedies for sunburn? The sun “fried” you a bit last time huh.
Do not despair, today I am going to present a great collection of natural treatments that will help you get rid of burns fast, and at the same time, hydrate your skin.
It is better to prevent than cure, so it’s advisable to take precautions not to burn your skin this summer.
Do not forget the sunscreen, do not stay too long in the sun starting day one, and expose your body at midway hours.
If however you come to a burn, you will find remedies for sunburn even in your refrigerator.
Natural remedies for sunburn:
1. On number one we have Yogurt
Known for its instant cooling and its qualities to soothe irritated skin. Apply it directly on your skin, in a thin layer, and massage yourself gently.
Leave it on for 10 minutes, then rinse with cold water or with chamomile tea.
Your skin will not only heal. In addition, your skin regenerates. If that does not solve it, we have more remedies for sunburn left.
2. Cabbage gets rid of burning sensations
Yes, cabbage can help you get rid of a unpleasant burning. Crush a few fresh leaves using the bottom of a glass (or a glass bottle) and apply them to the affected area.
Within minutes, the pain will diminish and your burn will heal quicker. You can also apply poultices with vinegar diluted with water.
Aloe vera is one of the best remedies for sunburn because it helps to quickly restore skin’s natural balance. Grease the affected area with this substance.
If you do not have a plant from which to extract the juice, buy a product with a high a percentage of pulp. Feel free to try the cream shown here.
You can take a warm bath, add 10 drops of chamomile oil and 10 drops of lavender oil, do not rinse.. When you get out from the tub, wipe yourself by dabbing with a soft towel.
You will have better hydrated skin, and the discomfort will disappear shortly. Another good method is to massage the affected area with olive oil.
5. Green tea compresses
You can make an infusion of one teaspoon of green tea in a cup of boiling water. Cover it for five minutes, then strain.
Allow it to cool and apply a tea compress on the burnt area. Keep it there for the next 10 minutes. You may do this treatment several times a day.
6. Drink plenty of fluids
It is important to drink enough fluids (water or unsweetened herbal tea) to rehydrate yourself. Also, be careful at what you eat.
To restore completely, you need an increased intake of vitamins C, A and E. You can also take supplements, and flaxseed oil. Eat more fruits, raw vegetables and fresh squeezed juices.
Do not shower after beach
I know most of us do it, but it is not the best thing for your skin. First, do not wash yourself in the early hours, unless you swim in chlorinated water, because you remove the natural oils produced by your body to protect the skin.
If necessary, you can remove the dirt with a cloth of natural material, soaked in olive oil. Instead of a shower, you may apply cold compresses on your skin, to decrease body temperature.
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