Sun rays are quite essential for the human body as they soothe and relax the body, keep the body warm, and brighten the mood of an individual. But too much exposure to the sun can cause nasty sunburns (and eventually wrinkles). When it comes to fun, not many people realize that too much sun exposure can harm their skin badly, but soon after having fun under the sun one may notice dark patches on the skin.
No one likes to have a nasty sunburn on his or her skin, as this makes the skin ugly and painful. This is more common for people who stay under the sun for too long. Skin cancer becomes quite common in people who expose their skin too much to the sun and this has been proved by many medical studies. In order to prevent skin cancer, and even nasty sunburns, one should avoid too much exposure to the direct UV rays of the sun. There are many treatments available that can help individuals to treat the sunburn effectively.
Sunscreen can be the best way to prevent sunburn on the skin. You should always apply sunscreen on the skin before going out in the sun so that you do not get sunburned. When you are using sunscreen, make sure you use the one that has the high SPF. Higher SPF is effective for protecting the skin from sun’s harsh UV rays.
If you are looking for the most effective way to treat a sunburn, then homemade remedies can be effective and safe way of treating the nasty sunburn. The homemade remedies are effective because they do not have any side effects on your skin. There are some other reasons for which people should use homemade remedies.
Homemade remedies are cheaper; they have no harmful chemicals so they are good for your skin and keep your skin free from the sunburn. To make the natural treatment one should start from their kitchen as they can get everything in there for making a home remedy for sunburn. White vinegar can be one of the best treatments that will help you to reduce the effects of the sunburn. You can use cotton to apply the vinegar on the affected area in order to treat the sunburn. You can even use black tea or herbal tea after cooling it on the sunburned area, as it is also effective for treating sunburns as the tannins soothe the burned skin.
Another effective way to treat and reduce the pain of sunburn is Aloe, a very effective treatment in making the skin calm and soothes the sunburn, as well as helps with the pain. You can get aloe in nearly any drug store for a few bucks. Apply Aloe several times a day, especially when you’re feeling any irritation, discomfort or pain. Re-apply aloe before going to bed and upon waking up in the morning, too.