The best kind of home remedies for sunburn


Summer is approaching really fast and ladies are trying to wriggle into their rooms to prevent the scorching rays of the hot summer sun. There are people who use suntan lotions, umbrellas, scarves; then there are people who use sunglasses before venturing out of their houses. Though sun can really give a great amount of Vitamin D, there are times when the sun can really be an irritation to your skin. The sun can really burn your skin badly. Here we are about to give you some of the best skin care home remedies that would help you to heal the worst sunburns of the skin. Here are some herbal recipes that can help you stay protected this summer season.

1 The mixture of lavender oil and peppermint

The mixture of lavender oil and peppermint juice can really be a very effective home remedy for sunburn. This is the way in which the mixture can be made. Mix 20 drops of lavender oil and 20 drops of peppermint oil and then add around 2 ounces of water to the mixture. Dab the thick mixture to the sunburnt area and wait for some time. This mixture can also be used with aloe Vera oil or a body gel to create into a thick paste and used as a body lotion. Peppermint and Lavender both are known to have really soothing effects on the skin. They are known to be anti-inflammatory as well as analgesic.

The mixture of lavender oil and peppermint

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2 Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider vinegar is a component that is very effective for the skin. It is great for sunburns as well. Apple Cider Vinegar can be used either directly on the skin or can be applied with lukewarm water. Though it may sting in the beginning, it has amazing effects on the skin. The mixture can be applied with the help of a cotton ball or a soft cloth by dabbing on the skin. It needs to be applied on the sunburnt part on an hourly basis and it would create miraculous effects on the skin.

 Apple Cider Vinegar

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3 Applying Aloe Vera on the skin

Aloe Vera is known to be a very effective medication as well as solution for beauty treatment. It also works as a great antibiotic for skin problems such as wrinkling, aging, dark circles, suntan and much more. The Aloe Vera juice can be used in a raw form and can also be mixed with a base and applied to the sunburnt area. The leaves can also be smashed and applied on the skin. Aloe Vera is added in Skin care lotions and creams, cleansing solutions, and many other skin care creams.

Applying Aloe Vera on the skin

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4 Coconut Oil solution

Did you know that coconut oil can also be used as an excellent sunblock? Coconut oil does not have a high Sun Protection factor and thus helps your skin to receive enough sun rays that it deserves. Coconut oil helps to soothe the burning skin and also helps the skin to gain tightness. The fatty acids that are present in the coconut oil are very good for the skin and can also be used topically for healing the skin.

Coconut Oil solution

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5 Milk

Milk and turmeric mixed together are a great remedy for sunburnt skin. They are the readily available home products and can be used as many times as possible without any kind of side effect. Cold milk is a very effective solution for sun tanning, in case you want the smell out; you can add some lavender oil or some rose water in the milk for a sweet smelling solution. Turmeric can also do wonders to the skin when added with milk. Use a cotton ball to apply cold milk on the sunburnt areas and let it dry off. Wash off the milk after some time and repeat the process on a regular basis. You would see miraculous results in a week or so. Skimmed milk is the best solution for clearing of sunburns.


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