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Home Remedies For Sunburn

You thought taking a short brake out on the beach without sunscreen on is fine! But those extra strong UV rays in summer gave you painful, swelling and itching sunburn. Those strong UV rays can cause your skin to age quickly, as you got that angry sunburn on your skin what to do now. 

You can try these DIY remedies to avoid further skin damage and avoid peeling and get rid of redness, stinging. 

Fast and Effective Home Remedies for Sunburn

1. Aloe Vera Gel
That old aloe can be quite handy in sunburn, it can take redness and sting out of your sunburn. Simply slit open one of the broad leaves and apply the gel directly to the burn. Apply five to six times per day for several days. Aloe is useful for a number of other ailments (such as acne or heartburn) it’s handy to have a plant growing in your house. They’re easy to maintain, free from any additives, and you won’t have to keep running out to buy more from the store all the time once it’s big enough.

2. Yogurt
Yes plain yogurt contains live cultures that help heal our skin. When you find yourself red and sunburned, it can help you recover faster. Make sure it’s truly plain yogurt that contains an abundance of probiotics and enzymes apply cool yogurt directly to your burn, and let it sit for at least 5 minutes. When the pain has subsided, gently rinse it off with cool or tepid water.

3. Apply Cool milk 
Applying cool milk directly is one of the quickest, simplest and low-cost ways to treat sunburn. It doesn't get much easier than just heading to the refrigerator for relief-and easy is good when treating anything. The milk will create a protein film that helps ease sunburn discomfort. Apply cool, not cold, milk with a clean cloth to your skin.

4. Try same old Potato 
If you got a searing red-hot skin make a paste of potatoes and apply. Potatoes are a wonderful pain reliever, take two washed potatoes, cut them into small chunks, and place them in a blender or food processor. Blend or process until the potatoes are in liquid form. Add water if they look dry. Pat the burned areas with the pulverized potatoes. Wait until the potatoes dry, then take a cool shower. You can also try simply slicing the potatoes, and lying the slices directly on your burn.

5. Apply cool compress
This one's simple, zap some of the heat from your skin by applying a cool, soft washcloth. For extra relief, add a dash of baking soda to the water you're soaking the cloth in, and hold gently on your burn.

6. Apply mint compress
Mint naturally cools and soothes whatever it touches, and sunburns are no exception. Take a cup of fresh mint leaves, put them in a pan, take two cup of water and boil it, now pour the boiling water over mint leaves and cover the pan wit a lid, let it sit for an hour so you can get all the good stuff out of it. Strain the liquid and put to chill. When chilled take a clean soft cloth and apply the liquid to your burn. 

7. Apply apple cider vinegar
Make solution by mixing half a cup of apple cider vinegar with half a cup of water and apply to your sunburn with a clean soft cloth.

8. Drink up 
Drinking a lot of water will help you heal from inside as it will replace the mosture of your skin which the sun has stolen from you.

9. Take a cool bath.
Fill cool water in bath tub, water must not be too cold (just cool enough) add a cup of oatmeal and mix it, soak in the tub for 15-20 minutes, come out and don't wipe with towel just air dry, don't wipe oatmeal off your skin. 

10. Cool it with cucumber
Take two small chilled cucumber, tos them in to the blender add a tablespoon cornstarch and make paste, apply to your sunburn to get instant relief from pain itching and discomfort. 

Best way to treat a sunburn is to avoid it in first place. So when you go out in sun apply and reapply your sun cream to get most of the SPF out of it. However if you some how get in trouble use these simple remedies to soothe your burned skin.

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