Sunburn itch relief

Although getting yourself a nice tan can be very tempting, a lot of people tend to ignore the complications that will arise out of ignoring the fact that exposing your skin to too much direct sunlight is going to do more damage than good. Sunburns are one of the most common occurrences all over the world and are primarily the result of exposing the skin to too much direct sunlight or any equivalent and the ultra violet rays that they contain. While the condition is rarely fatal, the worst effects of sunburn can go as far as being disabling as well as causing substantial discomfort to the affected individual. There is no time frame when it comes to how fast sunburn can develop. Depending on the intensity of the sunlight and the ultraviolet contained, sunburn could easily develop in under fifteen minutes, while on other occasions it could develop after a matter of hours. Repeated sun exposure will cause premature aging of the skin in the form of wrinkling, brown spots and sagging.

Because of the fact that the condition is such a common one, there are a number of effective home remedies that will help in sunburn itch relief. One of the most effective treatment options is to apply some sliced cucumber or potato on the affected area as it will provide a soothing effect to the affected layer of skin. Another very effective home remedy used to provide sunburn itch relief is to mix some wheat, flour and olive oil to make a past and apply it over the affected area. When the paste has dried, wash it off and repeat the treatment on a regular basis for optimum potency. One of the best sunburn itch remedies, especially when dealing with an unbearable sunburn itch, is to pour a cup of white cider vinegar into a bathtub while taking a long soothing bath. This will help soothe the irritated skin quite substantially, significantly reducing the amount of pain you may be experiencing. For extreme sunburn itch cases, you should put some lettuce leaves in a bowl of water and place it on a flame, allowing it to boil. Once the concoction has cooled down, strain the liquid and apply it over the affected area. Another remedy to relieve from sunburn itch is by simply adding a tablespoon of turmeric powder to 3 tablespoons of milk and applying it over the affected area.

answered by M W

Sunburn causes a lot of damage to the skin and cause the skin to itch and peel. This damage is very apparent when the sunburn is severe. One the first things you can do to combat sunburn is to stay indoors and keep your skin from getting too dry or hot. The first remedy you can try is a vinegar and water remedy. Take a tub of water and take about one or two medium sized cups of vinegar. Soak the affected areas of the skin in the solution. The remedy helps control the dryness and reduces the amount of peeling. The next remedy you can try is the use of an aloe Vera plant. All you have to do is take a piece of aloe Vera directly from the plant and apply it to your skin. The plant is known to have a cooling and soothing effect on the skin. It does so by creating a protective barrier and traps the moisture in the skin. If you do not have a plant then you can try using aloe Vera gel, which will be available at your local pharmacy. The best thing about this remedy is that it helps the skin heal itself as soon as possible.

Another remedy that you can try and is probably the easiest is the use of a cool bath or the application of a cold compress to the sunburned area. This will, definitely reduce the sensation of pan and discomfort. You can also try using a cloth soaked in milk to soothe the burning and help draw the trapped heat out of the skin. In terms of nutrition you cab start to take vitamin supplements during the time that the sunburn occurs. These vitamins will help support and speed up the process of the skin efforts to heal itself. The supplements that you should focus o are vitamin A and vitamin C, flaxseed oil and carotene. Use a cream that has vitamin E as an ingredient as it is known to be very effective in curing sunburned skin.

answered by G R

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