Best way to heal sunburn fast

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Sunburn is a radiation which results in burning the skin and is very painful. When excessive dose of sun’s harmful ultra violet rays penetrates the skin sunburn takes place whether you apply sun screen or not. Ultra violet rays are of two types such as ultra violet A and ultra violet B. the ultra violet rays are harmful to the skin and it damages the DNA of our skin cells and results in cells to die. If the sun burn is not treated than serious problems can arise. This article focuses on some home remedies and best way to treat sun burn through homemade techniques.

Normally after the sun burn the complete area color changes results in extreme reddening, swelling of the area and pain are some of the symptoms. The burn goes deeper inside the cell and causes small blood cells to get damaged and elastic fibers in the skin. Sometimes wrinkles are also developed due to excessive sun burns. The sun burn can cause chills, nausea and fever in extreme cases. Below some homemade remedies are discussed which can be effective against sun burn.

  •  On the sun burned area apply cool moisturizers and cool compresses. Eucerin Calming Cream can also be helpful. Before applying the cream try to refrigerate the place for some time using cold water or ice.
  •   Try consuming lots of high quality protein rich foods. Eat raw fruits which will provide vitamins and minerals that are essential for the effected sunburn.
  • Drink lots of water or other fluids to keep the body hydrated; once body is hydrated the sun burn can be replaced.
  • Avoid going out or exposing the sun during that period as it can further worsen the situation.
  •  Try to cover the effected place and wear light clothes and protect your eyes from ultra violet rays. Hat sunglasses and light clothes are suggested to wear during sun burn.
  • Avoid hot shower during that period and incase take Luke warm shower along with Aveeno Collodial Oatmeal. The oatmeal has soothing and moisturizing property which relaxes the skin.
  • Cover the affected place with light clothes and try exposing to the sun.
  • Wash a towel with water and apply it on the affected place to relieve the pain. Continue the process and keep applying cool water and ice to that effected place.
  • If the extent of sun burn is too much it is suggested to take the help of expert or physician, accordingly they will prescribe topical steroids to minimize the inflammation.

Home Remedies:

  • Baking soda can be helpful for the sun burn and apply it with Luke warm bath on the dry red areas. This can help you or give respite for certain period of time.
  • Mix small amount plain distilled white vinegar in bath water. To calm the sunburn hurt, the temperature of the bath should be cool.
  • In cool water marinate whole oats and apply directly to the sun burn place. Allow the oatmeal dry and gently wash away.
  •  Aloe Vera is also a good remedy to the problem. Try applying it on the affected place and you will get lots of pain relief. The gel of the aloe Vera is cool in nature and helps in giving respite to the sun burn pain for some time.
  •  From ancient times a mixture of milk and cream is used to treat all types of burns and with sun burn you can treat it accordingly. Soak cotton on the mixture of milk and cream and apply it on the affected place.

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