With summer officially here, many of us are starting to ramp up our planning for summer activities. As you spend more time outside in the sunlight, on the beach, and outdoor excursions, you must protect your skin to prevent sunburn.
But, if you do suffer from sunburn, here are some home remedies you can use to relieve symptoms associated with sunburn:
1. Keep your skin cool.
If you are suffering from sunburn, use a cool compress or take a cool shower or bath.
If you want to promote the healing of the burned area of your skin, put oatmeal in your bath water.
This will help with the itchiness you may experience with sunburned skin.
Or, you can opt to add a cup of apple cider vinegar, which will help balance the alkalinity of the skin and help promote healing.
2. Moisturize the affected area.
Use aloe vera to soothe and provide moisture to the skin.
It will also provide some relief and comfort to the burned skin.
Additionally, lotions that include aloe vera can help increase moisture in