(Closed) Sunburn remedy

posted 9 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

For some reason, that sounds to me like it’d sting!

I try to avoid sunburns at all costs (duh), but love just basic lotion and cool washcloths if I need "treatment."

Post # 5
14186 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

white vinegar gets rid of those sores you get in your mouth, too! fever blisters it hink

Post # 6
94 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Oh good to know! A little too late for me to use because I got sunburned this weekend. I’ve been putting on aloe whenever I can and the itch is starting to go away. I’m still red though

Post # 7
162 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - The 19th Century Club

I just suffered from a HORRIBLE sunburn, and in addition to aloe, we used a mixture of baking soda and water to help draw the heat out…definitely helped!

Post # 8
2271 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Aloe is excellent for any type of burn, including sunburns.


Post # 9
318 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

My fiance got sunburned while we were in Hawaii and I used 100% unrefined shea butter on his burns and it worked quite well for him.

Post # 10
774 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Thanks for the tip. I wish I would have come across this thread about 3 days ago though. Fiance and I got sunburned at the river and he was miserable Sunday. I’ve been putting aloe so it is better now. I’ll keep it in mind though.

Post # 11
246 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Thanks for the tip!  I get sunburned pretty much AS SOON AS I walk outside!  I love being Irish, but that is a definitely disadvantage.  Thanks for the post! 🙂

Post # 12
3332 posts
Sugar bee

Good tip!  I’ve never tried vinegar, but I have tried Miss Stilleto’s tip with the baking soda (mixed baking soda and water until it made kind of a paste) after a particularly bad sunburn on college spring break.  That seemed to work pretty well. 

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