It’s almost summer time! You can now showcase your summer-ready buds and stay relaxed under the heat of the sun. You are hoping to achieve a golden-tanned skin but you ended up looking like a lobster left in a pot for hours.
Despite the constant health warnings regarding the sun damage, a huge number of people still prefer to subject their skin to the burning rays of the sun.
Causes of Sunburn
Yes, sunburn is caused by too much exposure to the sun. The explanation is simple but it gets complicated by the time it reaches your skin.
There are different wavelengths of ultraviolet light; UVA, UVB, and UVC.
UVC won’t reach the Earth’s surface yet UVA and UVB both causes skin damage. There’s a difference between sunburn and sun damage. Sunburn is an obvious sign that you’ve been exposed to direct sunlight for quite some time yet skin damage is not very visible since it attacks the surface underneath.
Signs of Sunburn
- Red skin that hurts
For severe sunburn, you might experience;
You do not need to develop the above-mentioned signs and symptoms of severe sunburn because this home-made sunburn remedy will help you out. This sunburn remedy provides instant relief and overall healing throughout the night.
What you need:
- Organic Cotton Cloth
- Raw apple cider vinegar
- Lavender/peppermint oil
- Coconut Oil
- Dab the cotton cloth with cold water. Afterwards, sprinkle a little amount of apple cider vinegar to the wet cloth.
- Put the wet cloth into the affected area, making sure that you are completely soaking it.
Just by merely performing those simple two steps, you can feel instant relief from any pain and stinging. After some time, your skin will dry so you will need to apply the coconut oil, peppermint or lavender oil. The lavender oil is responsible for providing a healthy skin while the peppermint oil cools and releases the heat. By the following day, you will most likely feel so much better. With continued use, you will see overall healing.
The lavender oil is responsible for providing a healthy skin while the peppermint oil cools and releases the heat. By the following day, you will most likely feel so much better. With continued use, you will see overall healing.