Home Remedies for Sunburn

Home Remedies for Sunburn 1: Take measures to prevent yourself from getting sunburned:

Home Remedies for Sunburn 2: Avoid being outdoors between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm, when the UV rays are more intense.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 3: If you have to be outside during this hour, try to wear a hat, sunglasses that protect your eyes from UV rays, and clothing made of light colored, light weight, tightly woven material.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 4: Use a sunscreen with a sun protection factor ( SPF ) of 15 or higher. Apply to the skin whenever you go outside or ride in the car, apply it to all exposed areas 30′ before going outside, repeating the procedure as often as possible, specially if you are swimming or perspiring. Make sure you buy a sunscreen that contains protection against both UVA and UVB rays.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 5: Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 6: Eat lots of lean, and high quality protein foods. Also include raw fruits to supply the vitamins and minerals needed.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 7: Drink plenty of fluids to keep your body hydrated, and to replace the lost by the sunburn.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 8: To relief a sunburn pain apply over the affected area cool water compresses or fill a bathtub with cold water and dissolve one pound of baking soda or oatmeal in it. Soak in the bath for 30′ approximately, until you feel relieve.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 9: Wash the affected area with an antibacterial soap to prevent secondary infection.

Home Remedies for Sunburn 10: Do not burst any blister. They form a natural protection to help the skin sunburned to heal faster.



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