So, unfortunately you left the home in hurry and forgot to wear sunscreen thus have ended up with sun-burnt skin? Don’t despair! There are countless treatment options available to relieve the burnt skin including natural and prescribed medical treatments. Sunburn is characterized by inflammation and redness of skin caused due to the excessive or prolonged exposure to the damaging UV rays.
While there are many medications available but oftentimes they aggravate the condition. So, it’s always better resorting to natural treatment alternatives. Here are given some effectual and proven natural remedies to heal sunburns:
Cold compress or ice cream proves to be very effective in soothing sunburns. If you notice burns, simply apply any of these two items over the effected skin area and the redness will be relieved in a while. You can also apply a cloth dipped in cold water over the burnt skin to ease it.
Aloe Vera Juice/Gel
Natural Aloe Vera juice is another proven remedy to heal rashes and burns. Get some fresh aloe vera juice and apply it on top sunburn gently. It helps improving the condition in just no time. Alternatively, you can also make use of aloe vera gel; just make sure to remove it immediately in case if you feel any sort of irritation.
Sunburns also find an instant solution in a mixture of tomato juice and sandalwood paste. The concoction sooths the skin naturally and speeds up the healing process by reducing swelling.