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Aloe Vera Plant for your sunburn
Use fresh Aloe Vera plant to aid the skin in healing from mild to medium sunburn. Due to the high moisture content and high levels of vitamin E in the aloe vera sap it will sooth sunburnt skin... Read more

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How to choose your sunscreen
Not only is sunburn painful, it is also a clear sign that your skin has been damaged by too much ultraviolet radiation. Other undesirable consequences of excess sun exposure include premature... Read more

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Lucas Papaw Ointment to help your skin with sunburn
This stuff is really great to help your skin recover from sunburn (and also with basic burns which is what my mother has always used it for). Lucas Papaw Ointment is a solid Australian brand that... Read more

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Aloe Vera plant
Remove a few meaty leaves from an aloe Vera plant. Break them between your fingers at the widest part of the plant and squeeze out the gel from the plant. Rub a generous amount of aloe Vera liquid... Read more

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Freeze Aloe Vera Gel!
My friend's mom always prepared little ice cube trays filled with Banana Boat Aloe Vera gel in the summers. I never listened when adults told me to put on sunscreen when I was a kid (huge regret!),... Read more

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Greek Yoghurt
Instant pain Relief and prevents skin from further drying out, trust me this is a home remedy I have been doing for years! (and yes, I know you are not supposed to get burnt, and that it is bad for... Read more

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Vinegar stops the burn
Dab white vinegar on to the areas of the sunburn, don’t wash the vinegar off & it should cool and stop the sunburn Read more

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Oat Bath
The polysaccharides in oatmeal will coat and heal your skin, while the water cools you down and keeps your skin hydrated and moist. Read more

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Eat Watermelon
Everyone knows how important it is to stay hydrated when you are really sunburnt. An alternate way to do this is to eat lots of watermelon- it is delicious but also has really high water content... Read more

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Soothing, natural balm for sun burn
Aloe Vera is a natural balm for an angry sun burn that not only soothes the burn but helps get rid of it. Read more

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Sunburn prevention - Vit D
Take vitamin D supplements one or two weeks before sun exposure. Then make sure you slather on the suncream as normal! Read more

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Milk Compress
Sounds odd but instead of just pressing a cloth soaked in cold water over your sunburn, add some cold milk to the water. It is more soothing than water alone due to the pH of the milk. Read more

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Tomatos on the burn....
If you have a sunburn, say in your back, arms, chest or legs, one soothing solution is place sliced tomatoes in the affected area. I have no scientific basis for saying that this works, but growing... Read more

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Try Aloe Vera Gel
Always take a bottle of green Aloe gel on holiday. Make sure to apply plenty of gel to the burnt area. Read more

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Banana Boat Lotion
The best after sun lotion I’ve ever used is the Banana Boat Moisturizing Aloe After Sun lotion. It comes in a massive bottle with a handy pump so you don't have to mess around with tubs or lids. ... Read more

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Homemade Ice Pack
If my children ever managed to get very badly sunburnt I would wrap a few pieces of ice in a soft flannel and press it gently over the burnt areas. It gives immediate relief and is very soothing... Read more

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Cucumbers
Place cold cucumber slices straight out of the fridge directly on burns. Read more

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Wear Cotton to help with pain when surnburnt
This should be quite obvious but if you have very red sunburnt skin try to stick to natural fibres like cotton or linen. Synthetic fibres like polyester or lycra will irritate your skin but more... Read more

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