3 Natural Ways to Get Rid of a Sunburn Fast

Hurt, no more!




If your skin has ever been sunburned, you know it S-U-C-K-S! The thought of applying market bought creams to painful, tender inflamed skin sounds torturous, we know! Lucky for you, we have narrowed down our top 3 natural remedies that will give your sunburned skin instant relief! The best part? You probably have most of these items in your kitchen! 

1) Aloe vera

Aloe vera is extremely cooling on the skin and has anti bacterial properties, which will help relief sunburn fast. It also naturally (and gently) moisturizes the skin. 

Here's how to use it
Cut the aloe vera leaf in small pieces and then split the pieces in half. Apply the aloe vera juice directly on the skin. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and wash off. 

2) Cucumber and potatoes

The starch in potatoes help to sooth skin instantly and combining cucumber will magnify the cooling effect. Cucumbers are also packed with antioxidants which will help with inflammation naturally. 

Here's how to use it
Peel the cucumber and potato and cut in small pieces. Add 1 table spoon of water and blend everything together. Leave the mixture in the fridge for half hour and apply directly to the skin. Leave on the skin for 15-20 minutes and wash off. 

3) Oatmeal 

Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, which is great to treat sunburn fast! You can combine oatmeal with cold milk or water.

Here's how to do it
Grind oatmeal till you get a powder consistently. Take 1/4 cup of oatmeal powder and add 2-3 table spoons of cold milk or water and mix well. Leave on skin for 20 minutes and wash off!

In addition to all of the remedies mentioned above, we recommend drinking a ton of fluids and staying hydrated when under the sun! 

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