Sunburn is one of the most common things of summer. If you remain under direct sunshine for sometimes the ultraviolet rays of the sun burn a layer of your skin. Indirect sunlight inside room also burns your skin to some extent. When you have sunburn your skin turns red and hurts. If the burn is severe you can develop swelling and sunburn blisters. Some have itching sensation too. Use of umbrella, sunglass or application of sunscreen lotion cannot prevent sunburn fully. There are some natural remedies for sunburn that work best to both prevent and remove sun burn. Use these kitchen ingredients to remove sunburn quickly.
Natural Remedies For Sunburn In This Summer
Yogurt And Cornstarch:
Take a cup of sour yogurt and add some corn starch in it mix well and apply it on your whole body leave it to get dry. Then wash your skin with cold water. While washing massage your skin in a roundabout way. Yogurt helps to remove tan and cornstarch helps to remove burnt skin from the upper layer of the skin. Everyday application of this pack helps to remove sunburn and makes your skin smooth and fair up to 2-3 shades.
Milk And Saffron:
Soak some saffron in hot milk for 5-6 hours. After that, massage that saffron milk all over your body. Leave it for an hour. Saffron does your skin fair and milk has a natural skin whitening property. Massage of this milk helps to hydrates and nourishes your skin. It helps to clear redness of skin, treat roughness due to sunburn.
Sandalwood And Turmeric:
Mix turmeric paste with sandalwood paste. Apply this paste on your skin in a thick layer at least half an hour before going to take a bath. Sandalwood have a cooling effect. It cools down your skin and prevents burning to enter deeper layer. Turmeric makes your skin naturally fair controlling melanin production. With it, it also helps to treat the rash and blisters which appear in acute sun burn case.
Mint, Coriander, Basil And Lettuce:
Grind a bunch of mint, coriander, basil and lettuce in a grinder to paste. Add some fuller’s earth in it. Mix well and apply this pack all over your body. It helps to cool down your skin, removes tan and treat rash and swelling of the skin due to acute sun burn. A weekly application of this whole body pack is necessary in this summer.
Lemon And Chilled Water:
Take a glass of chilled water. Squeeze one lemon in it. Mix well and dab a cotton ball in it to soap it now with that cotton ball apply that lemon water on your skin. Lemon contains citric acid which effectively removes the tan and other dark spots of the skin. As lemon juice is nothing but acid, it should not be applied raw on the skin. To avoid the damage mix it with chilled water.
Carrot, Tomato And Oatmeal:
Grind a carrot and a tomato accordingly. Mix some grounded oat and add it in carrot and tomato paste. Mix well and apply that all over your skin. Carrot and tomato contain vitamin A and vitamin C respectively. Moreover, they both contain antioxidants which serve to repair the damage of the skin. Regular application of this paste helps to remove even intense sun burn and other sunburn related problems like blisters, redness and rash.
Mere external care is not sufficient. Along with use sunglass and umbrella. Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily to get rid of sunburn naturally.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.