ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Fashion and Beauty»
  • Women's Hygiene

Sunburn Remedies

Updated on April 3, 2014

How to Prevent One Self from Sunburns?

A sunburn often occurs in summer months when skin is exposed to sun rays.It is better to prevent sunburns than think of treating it after one is affected. It is a burn which,we gets from ultraviolet radiations. It results in inflammation of the skin. Sunburn doubles the likelihood of developing malignant melanoma in certain cases. It is also noticed that chronic sun exposure causes premature wrinkling and aging of our skin and make it difficult to heal.

some home remedies to take care if you are affected by sunburns accidentally:-(use these for at least a week to get good results)

Suppress the sun burnt area of the body with ice pack as soon as you can catch hold of one ,apply chilled calamine lotion over it or you may plaster yellow mud if it is available at hand ,it gives soothing affect and make you relax .

Along with the above application ,have vitamin C for 10 days ,it helps to repair the tissues and change the condition of your skin making it supple and clean.

Apply yogurt or butter milk on the exposed area of your body which was affected by the sun rays ,it will help you to repair your tissues.

Remember, never to bleach the body area that has sunburns .

If you have sun tans on your hands and feet ,mix sunflower oil and lemon juice and rub the affected area ,leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it .

Keep your hands and feet dipped in a tub for some time which has water and lemon juice in it ,it removes sun tans.

Take 2 tomatoes puree mix with the puree of cucumber and squeeze a lemon.Apply this paste all over the tanned and sun burnt area of the skin. leave it to dry. repeat again. At least 3 times and let it dry thoroughly, then rinse off .gradually the sunburns will heal.


Grated potato and cucumber if applied to the affected area will reduce redness and inflammation caused by sunburn.Even application of sandal wood paste provides relief from the burning sensation.

Mix wheat flour or barley flour, milk, olive oil, , honey, and raw egg white to make a mixture. apply it for treating sunburn. It is the best home remedy for sunburn skin

Belive it or not take a bath with detergent like Rin or Tide. It help to reduce sunburns

Mix milk and honey, and turmeric and apply on the areas which have sunburns ,it helps.

You can even apply aloe Vera gel direct from the plant or cream based if you have sunburns

Apply rose water with cucumber juice with cotton ball on the areas which have sunburns ,face arms hands and any exposed area of the body ,it will rejuvenate your freshness and give you good feeling .

Massage your whole body with coconut oil before going out in the sun. It hepls to prevent sunburn .

fCompress cold tea bags to remove tanning from the sunburns

Boil lettuce or cabbage leaves make a paste and apply on the affected area to help skin to heal.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • lotuslove19 profile image
      Author

      Sarika Mehra 7 years ago

      Sean,thanks for your wonderful tips ,we usually have apple cider vinegar at home so can use it if by chance any one burns .

    • profile image

      Sean 7 years ago

      Apple Cider Vinegar works well for this as well! It usually healed mine within a few days. Make sure you get Organic and one with the mother at the bottom of it.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)