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How To Treat Sunburn: 5 Home Remedies Get Rid Of It Fast?

Getting too much exposure to the sun without any protection, our skin can be hurt. Blisters, reddish, or peeling skin are examples of sunburn, not to mention the risk of skin cancer. Even though the reddish color may fade, it needs to treat sunburn as soon as possible. Here are some home remedies that can help to get rid of it and relieve discomfort fast.

How To Treat Sunburn Fast?

How To Get Rid Of Sunburn Fast?

  1. Apply Lemon Slices to the Spots

    Cut a fresh lemon into thin slices and apply it directly to the spots, 10 to 15 minutes a day. The acid in the fruit helps lighten the spots and also helps eliminate various dead skin cells.

  2. Apply Aloe Vera to the Spots

    Aloe Vera has natural healing properties to get rid of sunburn, gel, lotions, or other external use products that come with alow can help to soothe and moisturize the sunburned and peeling skin.

  3. Drink Plenty of Water

    Sunburn will evaporate water in the human body, drinking a lot of water can prevent dehydration.

  4. Take a Cool Shower or Bath

    Gary Goldenberg, M.D., assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, mentions that hot water irritates the burned skin, cool water soothes inflammation. It’s recommended to submerge in a cool bath.

  5. Take a pain reliever

    Over the counter pain relievers at the pharmacy such as aspirin or ibuprofen can calm down the inflammation and dermatological fire.

What To Do About Sunburn Blisters?

Why do burns blister up?

After the skin burns, the epidermis separates from the dermis, a layer of covering forms over a burnt area of the body to protect it from infection. The inflammatory reaction begins, the fluid enters into the blisters. The ingredients of blister are complex, it is not just water, it also contains a large number of inflammatory substances and growth factors.

Should You Keep or Pop The Blisters?

Keeping blisters can reduce pain and infection, some of the components of blister fluid can promote wound growth and angiogenesis. People should leave the blisters intact until the burn underneath heals.

By Connie

Connie is the Lead Massage Therapist and General Manager at Wonderland Spa.

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