12 Easy Ways To Protect Your Skin From Sun Burn

A lot of women face the problem of sun burn and sun burn is caused due to the overexposure of skin to the harmful ultra violet radiations coming from the sun. It is a very serious problem that can badly damage the health of your skin. Skin inflammation and rashes are the first signs of sun burn. The skin becomes red which in followed by itching, dryness, freckles etc and if not treated properly it could result into serious problem like skin cancer. It is therefore very important to take care of sun burn and here are the effective ways by which you can protect your beautiful skin from the problem of sun burn.

Here Are The 12 Easy Ways To Protect Your Skin From Sun Burn:

1. Cold Water

Cold water is a very effective remedy to get immediate relief from the sun burn problem. It cools down the skin and provides great relief from burning sensation and inflammation.[1] You should soak a towel in cold water and apply it on the affected areas of your skin for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat the process every day to get best results.

Cold Water

2. Aloe Vera

The cooling nature of aloe vera is very handy to get relief from the inflammation caused by sun burns. Get a fresh aloe vera leaf and cut it out to get the gel.[2] Apply it thoroughly over the inflamed areas to get relief. You should repeat this remedy several times in the day to get best results.

Aloe Vera

3. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil provides relief from inflammation and prevents the skin from further damage. The moisturizing properties of coconut oil help in healing the skin in a faster way and improve overall skin health as well by providing relief from the sun burn.[3] You should therefore apply coconut oil on the affected areas of your skin to get relief.

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4. Apple Cider Vinegar

The astringent properties of apple cider vinegar are very useful in reducing the damage to the skin tissues. Not only this, it also helps in reducing the risk of severe skin infection and helps in maintaining the pH of the skin which helps in a faster healing.[4] Make a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water and apply it over the sun burned skin to get relief.


5. Baking Soda

Baking soda is also very effective in getting the skin to the right pH levels and helps in reducing the risk of further skin damage due to infections.[5] Mix some baking soda in water and apply the solution over your skin to get relief. Repeat this remedy until you get satisfactory results.

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6. Tea Bags

Tea bags contain tannic acid that is highly useful to get relief from inflammation and pain.[6] You have to soak some tea bags in water for a few hours and then apply the water on the skin to get relief. You can also boil some tea leaves in water and then use the solution to get equally good results.


7. Cucumber

Cucumber is also known for its cooling nature and it is highly recommended to use it in order to get relief from sun burn.[7] Get some grated cucumbers and apply it gently over the sun burn affected areas of your skin to get relief. You can repeat the process 2 to 3 times in a day for getting proper relief.

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8. Potato Juice

Potato juice can be used effectively to prevent itching, inflammation and swelling from the skin.[8] You have to gently apply fresh potato juice over the sun burned skin to get relief.

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9. Almond Oil

Almond oil contains vitamin E which is very beneficial for your skin health. Application of almond oil over the sun burned areas is highly recommended.[9] Almond oil helps in skin repair and also makes the skin lighter and helps the skin achieve its original skin tone. Use this remedy every day for getting rid of sun burned skin.

Applying almond oil

10. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are also effective in imparting cooling effect on the skin. Moreover they are also very effective in reducing the burning sensation and inflammation.[10] Therefore it is advisable to apply tomato juice over the skin to get rid from sun burn symptoms.


11. Oat Meal

Prepare a mixture of oat meal in order to get rid from the symptoms like itching and burning sensation.[11] Oat meal is rich in anti oxidants that reduce further skin damage and also aid the skin cells to recover fast. It is advisable to repeat this remedy twice every day to get complete relief.


12. Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is also rich in useful anti oxidants that reduce skin damage and help the skin to heal in a faster way.[12] You should apply few drops of lavender oil in order to get relief from sun bun symptoms completely.