Home Remedies for a Sunburned Face

Home Remedies for a Sunburned Face

People are very conscious about their skin and for this purpose they use different kinds of sun block, when they are exposed to sunlight. Advertising help a lot in arising the awareness among the public and treatment and precautionary measures for the skin. Although the sunlight is beneficial for the human body but it also contains some harmful rays such as ultra violet rays. People usually use sun blocks when they are exposing to harmful rays of the sunlight. This will avoid the aging factors and also prevent you from the skin cancer. A sunburned face is extremely painful and when the face hurts, the entire body seems to hurt. Here in this article we discuss some homemade remedies for burned face. They provide coolness also relives the pain. You can greatly cool and soothe a sunburned face by following these steps.

1. Precautions to consider before using home remedies 

If your face is blistering due to sunburn, don’t attempt to treat the sunburn with the following home remedies. If you experience a fever, chills, nausea or vomiting after severe sunburn, see your doctor as soon as possible. Severe sunburns can result in infection or dehydration. Also, when applying sunburn remedies to the face, use extreme caution around the eyes. If your eyes are severely sunburned and feel gritty, seek immediate professional eye care.

2. Whole milk

Chilling cold whole milk is a best remedy for cooling painful sunburn. Start treating your burned skin with whole milk. Pour cold milk into a shallow bowl, and then apply it to the affected skin by generously dabbing it on with cotton balls. If you don’t mind the mess, dip your hands completely into the bowl and apply the milk liberally as you put would water on your face. Your face will begin to feel immediately cooler and much less painful by using this remedy.

3. Shaving cream

After applying milk bath to your face, dry your face and apply a generous layer of shaving cream. Shaving cream provides instant sunburn relief. Squirt a small amount of shaving cream in to the palm of your hand and carefully apply it on the affected area. Allow the shaving cream to remain on your face for longer time. Then wash it with cold water and reapply it as necessary.

4. Tea bags for sunburned eyelids and lips

Sunburned eyes and lips can be very painful, and cold tea bags can provide the relief you’re seeking. Soak tea bags in cold water, squeeze out the excess, and lay the tea bags over your closed eyelids and mouth. The cold tea bags will safely and effectively soothe sunburned eyelids and lips.

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