* Sunburns can leave you skin blistered, itchy or uncomfortable
* There are no magical cures, but you can soothe and manage the pain
* Try a gel, oil, bath treatment or cold packs for sunburn relief
Not applying sunscreen is a mistake most people only make at least once. Avoiding the painful and uncomfortable repercussions that accompany a sunburn is usually enough motivation to slap on that white liquid every trip out into the sun thereafter.
But sometimes sunburns happens – even when you have applied your SPF. Whether you forgot to reapply the sunscreen or didn’t use a waterproof version, your skin can turn red in just a few minutes on a hot, summer day. Blisters, intense redness, itchiness and an uncomfortable night’s sleep await – and that’s just the damage you can see. Sadly, there is no magical cure for sunburn, but there are effective ways to soothe your skin and minimize the discomfort during your recovery.
Below you’ll find 4 of the best hacks for treating sunburned skin. They’ll quickly return your skin to a healthy glow rather than that shade of recently cooked lobster.
1. Burt’s Bees Lemon and Vitamin E Bath And Body Oil
Packed full of ingredients to start delivering relief as soon as it’s applied, the natural products like calendula, cantharis and echinacea. These work to cool your skin while soothing it and reducing inflammation. The effective gel will also help to reduce your skin’s redness and lessen the amount of peeling you’ll endure.
2. SunBurnt After-Sun Gel
When you‘re heavily sunburnt and it feels like there’s no place to escape, a relaxing bath is a good idea, especially when accompanied by
3. Aveeno Soothing Bath Treatment
If oatmeal isn’t really your idea of rejuvenating bath treatment, the
Aveeno Soothing Bath Treatment with 100% Natural Colloidal Oatmeal for Treatment & Relief of Dry, Itchy, Irritated Skin Due to Poison Ivy, Eczema, Sunburn, Rash, Insect Bites & Hives, 8 ct.
4. Arctic Flex Ice Pack
When your skin feels so hot, it seems obvious that one of the most effective treatments is to apply something cold. And, as long as it’s done correctly, this can have a positive and relieving effect on your skin. If you prefer to cook with your frozen peas rather rubbing them against your skin, give the