Clean Sunburn Home Remedies For Your Skin

Revitalize your skin with sunburn home remedies that can go a long way of benefiting your skin naturally.

Sunburn is the painful inflammation, redness and blistering of the skin caused by over exposure to the sun.

The burns are a result of Ultra Violet (UV) light from the sun, exposed to the skin. It can happen within thirty minutes exposure to the sun. The sun exposure is also the main cause of dark spots on the body.

Sometimes when the sunburn is severe, blood vessels and skin cells can become damaged. It is good to avoid repeated sunburns, because they can increase the risk of developing skin cancer, and signs of premature aging such as wrinkles. You will need some good sunburn home remedies for relief unless your condition is severe. For serious conditions you must consult your doctor.

Symptoms of sunburn

Some of the symptoms of sunburn include throbbing headache, dizziness, feeling of passing out, hot skin, red skin, flushed face, fatigue, and falling unconscious.

Using Natural cures for treatment

The carrot oil remedy

  Combine the following ingredients for treatment.

  • 4 ounces of aloe vera oil as carrier.
  • 10 droplets of rosemary (chemotype verbanon) essential oil.
  • 10 droplets of carrot seed essential oil
  • Mix all the ingredients together and pour it into a portable spray bottle that you can easily carry along.
  • Spray your body with it immediately you experience sunburn. After that apply a natural oil of your choice such as Sesame oil to the body and do it regularly until you see the sunburn fading. The ingredients moisturize and heal damaged skin. You can get these oils in health stores or online like Amazon.

Lavender Essential oil for treatment

Combine aloe vera gel with 2 drops of lavender essential oil and apply the mixture over the burned skin to calm the pain and accelerate sunburn treatment. Lavender encourages new skin growth and is superb healer for first degree burns. Use these sunburn home remedies regularly for treatment.

The herbal way

Green tea is better than benzocaine

You can also use this special home remedy for sunburn for treatment. A compress made from green tea can reduce sunburns and relieve the sting. Boil one cup of water and pour it over one teaspoon of green tea.

Cover up the cup and let it soak for about 8 minutes. Pour the content in a bigger bowl and add another cup of cool bottled water to it. Wet a piece of fabric with the tea and place on the affected area for about 8 minutes, and repeat it three times daily.

Herbal bath for painful skin

  Add the following ingredients to your bath water.

  • Get enough reasonably warm water in your bathtub for soaking.
  • Add 8 ounces (1 cup) of black tea to your bath water to reduce inflammation.
  • Add 8 ounces (1 cup) of apple cider vinegar to bath water for soothing.
  • Add 6 drops of lavender to water to calm pains (optional).
  • Immerse yourself in the water for 15 to 20 minutes to relieve pain and restore the skin. These are some useful sunburn home remedies to consider.

Vitamins again

You will need vitamin A to nourish the skin and destroy free radicals which can harm cells in the body. Take the dosage as recommended. Pregnant women need to observe the required dosage for them. Vitamin E also helps in tissue repair and healing of scar tissue. Take the required amount for sunburn treatment.

Homeopathic cure for painful skins

Belladonna remedy helps the body to recover from mild to moderate sunburn. If the symptoms of the sunburn include bright red skin, throbbing skin, hot skin, and sometimes pounding headaches, use belladonna for treatment. Use the dosage recommended.

Lotion for cooling sunburn

Make a lotion with the following sunburn home remedies ingredients to soothe the body. Mixed all the ingredients together in a blender and apply the lotion to the body for treatment.

  • 1 egg white
  • 4 ounce cup of vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons of yogurt
  • 2 ounces natural moisturizer
  • 2 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon of castor oil
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 2 drops of cloves oil or peppermint oil

Using the paste for treatment

Use these home remedies for sunburn for your body. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and apply the paste to the affected areas for 30 minutes for treatment. Rinse it of after the required time.

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • Little slice of Cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon witch hazel
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg yolk or 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt

How juicing helps

Cucumber juice for sunburn home remedies

Cucumber juice is so vital to the body. Not only does it add tone to the skin but it brings more luster to the hair, and remedies for the eyes and lips. It removes old waste materials and toxins from the body. During sunburn you will need cool compresses to the skin and  fluid to prevent dehydration. Cucumber provides all these requirements including preventing blisters from erupting.


Wash medium size cucumbers with soap and rinse off thoroughly. Place enough chopped pieces in a juicer to make 1½ cups of juice.

To get a booster combination, juice ¼ cup of parsley or alfafa, and add ¼ cup of carrot or  beet to it. Drink this together with the cucumber juice to help you expel uric acid from the body quickly. Sunburn home remedies with juices are very effective if you have the resources and patience to do the juicing.

One of the simplest sunburn home remedies is to stay out of the sun as much as you can especially during summer time. You may use any of these remedies to get rid of sunburn but consult with your doctor before doing so, especially with the homeopathic treatment.

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