5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

If you were not luck enough to read our previous article about how to protect yourself from the sun then this is probably why you are here! if the sun was not your best friend this summer, and burnt you skin then here are five quick fixes to get back to your Cairo life easily.

  1. Cold Press

Your natural instinct will lead you to taking a cold shower, follow it! cold water is your savior as a cool shower or bath can soothe the skin by reducing inflammation.

2. Avoid the sun

You’d be surprised by the number of people who can not give up their beach time and remain in the sun even after they have been burned. who warns that sand, salt water, and chlorine can all aggravate the skin to increase pain and potential for infection. also remember that sand, salt water, and chlorine can all aggravate the skin to increase pain and potential for infection.

3. Moisturize

Moisturize, moisturize and moisturize. Moisturizer can help seal the top layer of broken skin, offering protection from infections and irritation until the skin repairs itself.

4.  Use Aloe Vera

It’s cool, soothing, and seems to suck the sting and redness right out of your sunburn. Because aloe is useful for a number of other ailments and it’s handy to have a plant growing in your house.

5. Apply Brewed Tea!

Apply freshly brewed tea after it has cooled to sunburnt skin using a clean cloth. The tannic acid in black tea reportedly helps draw heat from sunburned skin, and also aids in restoring the pH balance. Add mint to the tea for a more cooling effect.

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