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How To Get Rid Of Sunburn Overnight

Written by Maanasi

Are you in dire need an overnight sunburn remedy? You will be glad to know that it is easy to heal sunburns overnight. This summertime bane is caused mainly by excessive exposure to the ultra-violet rays of the sun. When UV light bombards your skin, the exposed parts increase the production of melanin. Increasing melanin production is your body’s way of providing protection to the skin’s deeper layers and the tan that you get shields your skin from UV light. Sunburns make the skin red and can be quite painful and uncomfortable. Thankfully, you can heal it overnight and enjoy being in the sun again.

Overnight Treatment For Sunburn

Sunburns can be relieved instantly and healed overnight with just a few supplies. For this remedy, you will need:

  • Clean, cotton washcloth
  • Organic coconut oil
  • Raw apple cider vinegar
  • Peppermint and lavender essential oils (optional)

With just 2 easy steps, you can heal your sunburn overnight. Here is what you need to do:

  • Step 1: Take the washcloth and wet it with cold water. Next, get a bit of the apple cider vinegar and splash it onto the cloth. Now dab it on the areas that have been sunburned. You will instantly get relief from the stinging sensation. The apple cider vinegar will soothe the affected parts and it will feel amazing. Now allow your skin to dry.
  • Step 2: Once your skin is dry, take the coconut oil and rub it all over the affected parts liberally. You can add a small amount of the essential oils if you wish. It is a great option as the lavender essential oil helps immensely in healing the burn. All you need is 2 drops of it. The peppermint essential oil will helps in cooling your skin and releasing heat from it. A drop of this essential oil is all you need. If you are going to use these essential oils, make sure that you use only therapeutic-grade ones.

It is recommended that you continue to use the coconut oil on your skin even though the burn has healed significantly. Rubbing the oil on your sunburned skin for several days after the overnight treatment to make sure that healing is promoted. It will also help in easing skin-peeling which is a usual occurrence after sunburn. Coconut oil also has wonderful benefits for your skin, including exfoliation and lubrication. Your skin will not only feel great even after getting sunburned, but look radiant and healthy as well!

Other Quick And Easy Natural Treatments For Sunburns

There are plenty of other ways to treat sunburns naturally. These treatments do not require expensive products. In fact, you may have the ingredients required right at home. Here is a look at 5 other natural remedies to heal and soothe sunburns:

Aloe Vera

Aloevera

Yes, the much-loved aloe vera is a great remedy for sunburns. As you know, it has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin which is important when your skin has been burned by the sun. It will get rid of the sting and redness quickly. Take a thick, juicy aloe vera leaf (or leaves if you need more than one) and slit it down the middle. Flatten it and put it on the sunburned area. If you prefer using only the gel, you can squeeze some out of the leaves. If you do not have an aloe vera plant at home, another option is store-bought aloe vera gel of good quality. This is a great option if a large area of your skin is sunburned.

Cold Milk Compress

ColdCompress

 

This is one of the simplest and quickest ways to treat sunburn. All you need to do is get some milk out of the fridge and use it on the affected area. The milk’s coolness will help in effectively easing the heat and also create a protein layer to protect your skin. All you need is a clean cotton washcloth and chilled milk. Pour the milk into a bowl and soak the cloth in it. Let the excess milk drain out and drape the cloth across the sunburned area. Press it gently so that it sticks to your skin. Leave it on for as long as you need.

Potato Juice

Potato

Potatoes are an amazing natural remedy for minor burns, bites, scratches, etc. It can also help in reducing inflammation. There are two ways to use potatoes for sunburn. Some people like to use the slices while others feel that the juice is more effective in providing relief. You can try both and see which one is best to treat your sunburn. To make the juice, grate the potatoes and then blend them. Make sure that the juice is well-extracted. Take cotton balls, soak them in the juice and apply to the affected areas. You can also soak gauze and place it over the sunburn for better results.

Baking Soda or Corn Starch

Baking-soda

 

Cornstarch has a cool and smooth texture which is great for treating sunburn. If you do not have it, you can also use baking soda. They are both effective in reducing pain as well as the redness that comes with the burn. All you need to do is add a small amount of cool water to the baking soda or cornstarch until it becomes a paste. Apply the paste gently over the sunburned parts and leave it on until the pain and heat is lessened. After you feel relief, rinse off thoroughly.

Green Tea and Mint

green-tea

 

Mint has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin which is great for sunburns. On the other hand, green tea contains theobromine and tannic acid, which help in relieving pain and heal skin that has been damaged. All you need to do is boil 5 bags of green tea and 3 cups of fresh mint in a quart of water. Let it sit for about an hour so that all the goodness is extracted. Once done, strain and let it chill in the fridge. You can then soak a clean washcloth with it and apply it to the sunburned areas.

As you can see, there are many ways to naturally treat sunburns effectively. These natural remedies are superb as they are not filled with chemicals, making them safer, and they do not require you to spend a lot of cash.

 

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Are you in dire need an overnight sunburn remedy? You will be glad to know that it is easy to heal sunburns overnight. This summertime bane is caused mainly by excessive exposure to the ultra-violet rays of the sun. When UV light bombards your skin, the exposed parts increase...
Are you in dire need an overnight sunburn remedy? You will be glad to know that it is easy to heal sunburns overnight. This summertime bane is caused mainly by excessive exposure to the ultra-violet rays of the sun. When UV light bombards your skin, the exposed parts increase the production of melanin. Increasing melanin production is your body’s way of providing protection to the skin’s deeper layers and the tan that you get shields your skin from UV light. Sunburns make the skin red and can be quite painful and uncomfortable. Thankfully, you can heal it overnight and enjoy being in the sun again. <strong>Overnight Treatment For Sunburn</strong> Sunburns can be relieved instantly and healed overnight with just a few supplies. For this remedy, you will need: <ul> <li>Clean, cotton washcloth</li> <li>Organic coconut oil</li> <li>Raw apple cider vinegar</li> <li>Peppermint and lavender essential oils (optional)</li> </ul> With just 2 easy steps, you can heal your sunburn overnight. Here is what you need to do: <ul> <li><strong>Step 1</strong>: Take the washcloth and wet it with cold water. Next, get a bit of the apple cider vinegar and splash it onto the cloth. Now dab it on the areas that have been sunburned. You will instantly get relief from the stinging sensation. The apple cider vinegar will soothe the affected parts and it will feel amazing. Now allow your skin to dry.</li> <li><strong>Step 2</strong>: Once your skin is dry, take the coconut oil and rub it all over the affected parts liberally. You can add a small amount of the essential oils if you wish. It is a great option as the lavender essential oil helps immensely in healing the burn. All you need is 2 drops of it. The peppermint essential oil will helps in cooling your skin and releasing heat from it. A drop of this essential oil is all you need. If you are going to use these essential oils, make sure that you use only therapeutic-grade ones.</li> </ul> It is recommended that you continue to use the coconut oil on your skin even though the burn has healed significantly. Rubbing the oil on your sunburned skin for several days after the overnight treatment to make sure that healing is promoted. It will also help in easing skin-peeling which is a usual occurrence after sunburn. Coconut oil also has wonderful benefits for your skin, including exfoliation and lubrication. Your skin will not only feel great even after getting sunburned, but look radiant and healthy as well! <strong>Other Quick And Easy Natural Treatments For Sunburns</strong> There are plenty of other ways to treat sunburns naturally. These treatments do not require expensive products. In fact, you may have the ingredients required right at home. Here is a look at 5 other natural remedies to heal and soothe sunburns: <strong>Aloe Vera</strong> <a href="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Aloevera.jpg"><img class="wp-image-100 alignnone" src="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Aloevera-300x200.jpg" alt="Aloevera" width="599" height="400" /></a> Yes, the much-loved aloe vera is a great remedy for sunburns. As you know, it has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin which is important when your skin has been burned by the sun. It will get rid of the sting and redness quickly. Take a thick, juicy aloe vera leaf (or leaves if you need more than one) and slit it down the middle. Flatten it and put it on the sunburned area. If you prefer using only the gel, you can squeeze some out of the leaves. If you do not have an aloe vera plant at home, another option is store-bought aloe vera gel of good quality. This is a great option if a large area of your skin is sunburned. <strong>Cold Milk Compress</strong> <a href="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/ColdCompress.jpg"><img class=" wp-image-111 alignnone" src="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/ColdCompress-300x203.jpg" alt="ColdCompress" width="604" height="409" /></a>   This is one of the simplest and quickest ways to treat sunburn. All you need to do is get some milk out of the fridge and use it on the affected area. The milk’s coolness will help in effectively easing the heat and also create a protein layer to protect your skin. All you need is a clean cotton washcloth and chilled milk. Pour the milk into a bowl and soak the cloth in it. Let the excess milk drain out and drape the cloth across the sunburned area. Press it gently so that it sticks to your skin. Leave it on for as long as you need. <strong>Potato Juice</strong> <a href="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Potato.jpg"><img class=" wp-image-102 alignnone" src="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Potato-300x225.jpg" alt="Potato" width="601" height="451" /></a> Potatoes are an amazing natural remedy for minor burns, bites, scratches, etc. It can also help in reducing inflammation. There are two ways to use potatoes for sunburn. Some people like to use the slices while others feel that the juice is more effective in providing relief. You can try both and see which one is best to treat your sunburn. To make the juice, grate the potatoes and then blend them. Make sure that the juice is well-extracted. Take cotton balls, soak them in the juice and apply to the affected areas. You can also soak gauze and place it over the sunburn for better results. <strong>Baking Soda or Corn Starch</strong> <a href="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Baking-soda.jpeg"><img class=" wp-image-110 alignnone" src="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Baking-soda-300x202.jpeg" alt="Baking-soda" width="607" height="409" /></a>   Cornstarch has a cool and smooth texture which is great for treating sunburn. If you do not have it, you can also use baking soda. They are both effective in reducing pain as well as the redness that comes with the burn. All you need to do is add a small amount of cool water to the baking soda or cornstarch until it becomes a paste. Apply the paste gently over the sunburned parts and leave it on until the pain and heat is lessened. After you feel relief, rinse off thoroughly. <strong>Green Tea and Mint</strong> <a href="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/green-tea.jpg"><img class="wp-image-107 alignnone" src="http://mystictreasuretrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/green-tea-300x225.jpg" alt="green-tea" width="603" height="451" /></a>   Mint has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin which is great for sunburns. On the other hand, green tea contains theobromine and tannic acid, which help in relieving pain and heal skin that has been damaged. All you need to do is boil 5 bags of green tea and 3 cups of fresh mint in a quart of water. Let it sit for about an hour so that all the goodness is extracted. Once done, strain and let it chill in the fridge. You can then soak a clean washcloth with it and apply it to the sunburned areas. As you can see, there are many ways to naturally treat sunburns effectively. These natural remedies are superb as they are not filled with chemicals, making them safer, and they do not require you to spend a lot of cash.  

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