Simple Ways to Treat Sunburn

Your exposure to sun can lead to various skin rashes, blisters and sunburn. Excessive sun exposure can not only darken your skin but also cause wrinkles, fine lines and skin damage. Though, if there are blisters, you definitely need medical attention but for mild sunburn and sun tan, you can easily try out the following methods:

Vinegar- This is an excellent household ingredient that helps to treat sunburn. For best results, you can dab a small clean towel or a piece of cotton in vinegar and apply it on the affected area. The best way to get relief from sunburn is to bathe in cold or lukewarm water. So, add 2 to 3 cups of vinegar in your bathing water. This will treat sunburn effectively. In fact, a mixture of lavender and vinegar is also helpful in treating sunburns.

Tomatoes- you can make a paste of ¼ tomato and mix it with ½ cup of buttermilk and apply it on the affected area. Mashed tomatoes are also effective. For better results, you can simply mix the juice of tomato in bathing water. This will not only remove the tan but also leave your skin hydrated and glowing.

Aloe Vera Gel- This is widely available in the market. You can also use fresh aloe vera gel by growing an aloe vera plant in your garden. This will definitely give effective results.

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