Don’t spend money on products that will cost you a bundle to east your sunburn, instead try a more natural, healthier approach to relieving that burn with ingredients made right in your home. Natural home remedies are becoming very popular again. People are realizing that going back to nature is the only way to go.
Add 2 cups apple cider vinegar to cool bath water and soak for 10 to 20 minutes.
Apply cold Aloe Vera gel or juice directly to sunburn as often as needed to ease pain and rehydrate damaged tissue.
Spray chilled lavender or chamomile hydrosol directly onto sunburned areas to help relieve inflammation.
Pop several Vitamin E tablets and apply directly to the sunburn. As well, take a dose of vitamin E – it will reduce the inflammation you get from sunburn.
Dip a wash cloth or gauze in some cool milk, plain yogurt, or sour cream and apply to the burn.
Apply cold, strong, regular black pekoe tea directly to sunburn with soaked cotton pads.
Slice pieces of cucumber or potato and apply to the sunburn. These cool vegetables can help reduce inflammation.
Aloe Vera After-Sun Relief Spray
This blend, with hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties, soothes and rejuvenates skin damaged by sunburn and windburn. It doubles as an anti-itch and healing spray for those suffering from all manner of skin irritation and bug bites.
1 cup Aloe Vera juice
20 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops rosemary essential oil
Place all ingredients in a plastic or dark glass spray or spritzer bottle. The remainder can be placed in a sealable jar and put away for later use. Shake well and spray on skin as often as necessary. Please keep refrigerated and use within 4 to 6 months.