8 Easy Steps To Treat Sunburn

Having sunburn is one heck of a problem. It is painful, irritating and it doesn’t look well on the skin. Thus, many are afraid of having one. However, there are times that sunburn can’t be avoided, especially during summer months.

For that reason, it is better if we know how to treat sunburn and how to deal with it so that we can easily get over its effects and live normally, without pain and irritation.

A word of caution though, sunburns can be very serious, therefore, if you are in doubt about how severe your burn is it is imperative that you visit a doctor for professional care.

Here are a few steps on how to manage skin that has been affected with sunburn.

1. Stay Indoors.
It is a must to prevent further damage to the skin that has been sunburned. In order to do that, stay away from the sun as much as possible.

Limit your time outside the house or the building and try indoor activities. The truth is your skin will probably feel painful in the sun for awhile.

2. Apply An Aloe Lotion.
The extract of an aloe plant has very good and powerful healing capabilities so it is a good practice to apply it on the affected area.

In addition, if you can find an aloe plant, the better, since it is pure and free from other chemicals which, in the end, may affect your skin. Herbalife has a Soothing Aloe Gel that is particularly effective Aloe Vera Gel

Aside from the aloe, you can also apply cool or soothing cream to moisturize the skin. Moisturizers as well as lotions that are vitamin enriched are also helpful in speeding up the process of the healing of the skin.

3. Avoid Oils And Strong Ointments.
If you run out of aloe, don’t bother to think of substituting oil, butter and ointments on the burned skin since they contain properties which may cause further irritation to the skin and might worsen your sunburn.

4. Keep Yourself Hydrated.
Drink a lot of water in order for you to regain all the loss fluids in the body. Water will help your skin to recover faster. In addition, it is also advisable to drink a lot of fruit juices like watermelon and avoid drinking alcoholic beverages to avoid dehydration.

5. Wear Loose Clothing.
Loose clothing will be very useful at this moment since it can prevent further contact and irritation to the skin.

If you can get rid of the clothes altogether then do so. If not, wear loose fitting cotton or silk material clothing. They are soft and therefore they are less likely to harm the body.

6. Cold Shower.
Go for a cold shower, it’s probably hot anyway and it will be very helpful in easing the pain you are experiencing.

In addition, use a mild soap and shampoo to avoid skin irritation. Also, avoid abrasive and exfoliating products when taking a bath. They will not be helpful in speeding up the healing process.

7. Pain Reliever.
If you can’t take the pain any longer caused by your sunburn it is advisable to take some medicines and then to consult your doctor.

8. Never Peel Your Skin.
Let the skin peel by itself since forcing your skin to peel may cause further irritation and damage. The skin beneath it is too sensitive, let the healing process continue naturally.

Warren Tattersall has been a full time nutritional consultant for over a decade and works with people all over the world to help them improve their health, increase their personal energy levels and to use supplements to assist with diet related health issues.

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