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How to treat sunburn on the face fast

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Sunburn is a nasty experience, especially if you have sensitive skin! Here are seven ways to soothe your redness and irritation in no time at all.

Apply aloe vera 

Aloe vera helps soothe and moisturize sunburnt skin and prevents it from peeling. It also has cooling properties and aids with the skin's healing process. 

Take a cool bath 

Taking frequent cool baths can help relieve the pain caused by sunburn. You can also opt to add baking soda to help with the itching and inflammation. 

Stay hydrated

Sunburns draw fluid to the surface of the skin that may cause you to become dehydrated. Drinking extra amounts of water to prevent this from happening. 

Apply a cool compress to soothe the skin 

Applying a cool compress in short intervals helps draw out the heat from the sunburnt area. But, make sure to not directly apply it to the skin. 

Protect the skin from sun exposure 

Avoid exposing your skin to more sunlight. If you need to go out, make sure to wear sunscreen and a wide-brim sun hat. 

If you have blisters, don’t pop them

Having blisters mean that your skin healing and trying to protect you from infection. So, make sure to leave those blisters alone! 

Take painkillers

Taking aspirin or ibuprofen helps in reducing swelling, and inflammation, It also helps with the redness and discomfort you’re feeling.

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