When one talks about sunburn, it refers to swollen, painful and red skin. The major reason for causing sunburn is the direct exposure of the skin to the ultraviolet sunrays. The reaction from the sunburn ranges from severe red patches to mild ones. It is said that skin type plays the role here because the sensitive type would be more reactant to the sun rays. Usually the reaction of the sunburn is not harmful, but in many cases, if untreated can cause skin cancer or permanent skin damage.
The majority of the sunburn cases can be tackled at home without any proper medical treatment. However, if the sunburn covered area is more than 30 percent, for example, maybe the entire back is suffering or the neck area, then medication is necessary. Also, in many cases the sunburn leads to high fever and chills; so such a patient must run to the doctor as soon as possible. It is said that one must cover the uncovered areas of the body from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. me because the sun rays during this time are at its peak and cause major damage.
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The sunburn can be treated before it actually causes trouble. For example, if you are going to the beach party, you can cover the face and visible body areas with a good sun block. Eye area can be protected with shades; in a nutshell, one has many ways to prevent the skin from getting burned from the sun rays. However, there is always a chance of making such terrible mistakes that can cause trouble. In order to treat the issue and get rid of the sunburn effects quickly, try the given certified and natural tips. You would see the difference and best results at earliest;
If you are suffering from sunburn, don’t panic first of all. Go and take a cool bath, cover the affected skin with a good moisturizer (lotion or cream) so that the skin gets relaxed. By doing this 5 or 6 times a day you would make the flaking and redness less noticeable. Further, try to use the lotion or cream which contains Vitamin E and C in greater amount. However, you should avoid the use of hardcore chemical products or scrubs because it might cause blisters and wounds.
- Use of Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera is one such natural product which has the ability to cure almost every other skin related issue. By applying the sticky material present in the leaves of the plant, the sunburn can be treated easily. The frequent use would help in getting rid of the issue sooner. It is said that the aloe Vera plant must be in every house because it has ample amount of benefits other than the mentioned ones.
- Lavender Oil:
It is one of the highly recommended remedy for treating various burning effects. Also, experts suggest that applying lavender essential oil on the sunburn helps in relieving the pain and also prevents the blisters from peeling.
- Strong Tea:
It may sound weird but strong tea can help you cure the sunburn easily. You just have to prepare strong tea and then apply it on the affected area, once cooled at room temperature. The tannins of the strong tea make it possible for the wounds to get healed. It’s magical indeed.
- Potato peel:
You can simply rub the potato peel on the affected area and see the blisters and redness going away. The anti-bacterial property of the peels helps in doing so.
Take a cold cucumber and make paste of it; apply it on the affected area. You would surely feel the pain and redness going away.
Extra tip to treat sunburn
Application of fresh Pumpkin is simple and easiest way to treat sunburn; it has a soothing property so the application of a chilled pumpkin puree with milk help to calm burning or itchy sensation, so let it sit for 15 minutes on affected area, after that wash it off with cold water.