Amazing Home Remedies: How to Heal Your Sunburn Quicker



Bettina Marx

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There are many tips that can quickly cure a painful sunburn.

In sunny weather, you quickly have a sunburn. With these surprising home remedies, you will quickly get rid of the sunburn.

Everyone had it before: sunburn! Not only can this be very painful, but it can also cause permanent damage to the skin and, in the worst case, skin cancer. Therefore, you should not do too much with a sunbath and always use sunscreen.

If you still notice the first symptoms of a sunburn, you must act quickly. These home remedies can also speed healing from a sunburn.

Aspirin relieves pain caused by sunburn

If the skin turns red and is already burning, you should immediately get out of the sun. Other UV rays can irreversibly damage the skin. It also helps to cool burned skin. Since the wound loses fluid, it is important to drink a lot of water.

In case of signs of sunburn, you should also take aspirin. These are not only painkillers, but help to relieve sunburns faster. Aspirin contains acetylsalicylic acid. This substance has an anti-inflammatory effect, which helps to prevent cell damage in tissues.

The dosage of aspirin depends on the strength of the sunburn. As a rule, two tablets are enough, that is to say 1000 mg of acetylsalicylic acid. Alternatively, you can also use ibuprofen. This medicine has a similar effect.

Dislocation of green tea relieves redness

Green tea also helps in the quick healing of a sunburn. For this purpose, the cooled tea should be applied to a clean compress or cloth. By the way, two sachets are enough for 50 ml of water. The tannins contained in green tea soothe the skin and relieve redness.

Then place the soaked envelope on the burned skin and leave it for about 10 minutes. You repeat this process three times a day.

Alternatively, there are also after-sun creams in which green tea is included.

In this video, several home remedies are introduced to cure your sunburn faster:

Milk bath prevents skin from peeling

Milk is another surprising home remedy, with which you get rid of the sunburn more quickly. A bath of milk is not only relaxing, but also soothes the skin after a sunburn. It also prevents skin peeling and stimulates skin regeneration.

For the milk bath, you must use one to two liters of milk, which you pour into the hot water of the bath. Because lactic acid reinforces the acid mantle of the skin.

As lactic acid is also present in the quark, you can also use quark instead of milk. It is advisable to apply the chilled cottage cheese on a clean cloth, carefully placed on the sunburn.

When the quark needs to be renewed, it depends on the strength of the sunburn. However, dairy products should only be used in light sunburns. If the sunburn is so severe that there are blisters or even an open skin, bacteria could enter the body. In case of severe sunburn, consult a doctor.

To avoid sunburn, follow these tips:

UV sun cream - prepare your skin in the sun with these tips

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