Each of us is more likely that at least one memory of nasty sun burn. Whether experienced personally, or by a close family member or friend, the symptoms are likely to include anything from red hot skin -. Be sensitive or painful to the touch, nausea, dehydration, blistering and flaking or peeling skin
As anyone who has experienced a sunburn will verify the amount of time devoted to the cause sunburn it is disproportionately large relative to the amount of time that can be spent suffer from its effects. In this regard, and depending on the severity of the burns, -. Pain and discomfort can persist for several days after the event, as the body works to heal and recover from UV exposure without protection
Unless symptoms are severe, (in which case you may need to consider medical treatment), here are 5 simple home remedies that will cost almost nothing, and that will help soothe the burning and pain of sunburn:
1. cold baths: – the bathrooms cold water * is one of the best ways to draw heat away from the skin and soothe the pain and discomfort of sunburn. (Avoid the “cold” as this can cause the body to go into shock.) Here are some additional things to add to the baths greater relief:
a. Add 10 drops of essential oil mode (chamomile or lavender) to the bathroom. Soak for 15 minutes or until relief is felt.
b. The addition of baking soda (or oatmeal) to a warm bath can also relieve pain from sunburn. For this treatment works best, try to ensure that all affected areas are submerged. Bath water can be poured over his body with hands or a soft cloth. facial areas can be burned dabbed gently with the cloth, or alternatively they can splash water directly on your face. After soaking, lightly pat the skin dry with a soft towel (preferably cotton). If you take an oatmeal bath, let the light coating of oatmeal that clings to your skin remain.
c. The addition of vinegar to the bath water will help in making the sting of sunburn.
2. Rubbing alcohol: -. Because it evaporates so quickly, dabbing alcohol will quickly cool and ease the pain of sunburned skin
3. Vinegar: – Vinegar is an effective and cooling treatment for sunburn. Soak towels with it, and apply to the burned areas. Alternatively, you can fill a spray bottle and spray directly on the skin as needed.
4. Egg whites: – If the burn is painfully hot, separating the white from the yolk of an egg, and then spread the white over the affected area will help cool the ardor instantly. This can be repeated as often as necessary.
5. Potatoes: – Potatoes can also be used to relieve pain from sunburn. Take 2 potatoes and wash them well. Cut into small pieces and place in a blender to liquefy. (If the result seems too dry, add a little water). Stroking the affected areas with potato juice. Wait until dry, then rinse off in a cool shower or bath.
Remember that, in addition to causing varying degrees of discomfort and pain, sun exposure and repeated sunburn also accelerates the aging process and may increase the risk of cataracts and skin cancer. Prevention therefore must also always be considered more preferable that the treatment!
Disclaimer: These are home remedy tips only, and should not replace your regular health care provider. If in doubt at any time regarding their burn, seek the assistance of appropriate medical care.
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