If there’s anything that you shouldn’t ignore, it is when you get sunburn from overexposure to the sun’s UV rays. This awareness has been generated by medical professionals ever since a couple of deaths have occurred in ignoring sunburn.
Of course, the effects of sunburn are not known immediately, and due to the fact that they only appear six to forty-eight hours later, in the form of pain, redness of skin, dizziness, nausea and blisters, prevention of sunburn by the use of sunscreen lotion with an SPF over 30 is often recommended.
Yet what do you do if you already are feeling the effects of sunburn?
Here is a list of tips that you can follow in order to treat sunburn:
Tip #1: If these effects are felt while you are still out, then find a shady spot and lie down as soon as possible. Don’t forget to get a drink of water to cool your system as well.
Tip #2: If the effects come up when you are at home, get into the shower almost immediately or use wet rags on the affected areas. Using dry rags is vital especially in the situation where you have blisters.
Tip #3: Soothing the pain becomes a priority when you have sunburn, and it is a good idea to use moisturizers. What you must keep in mind those products which contain petroleum, lidocaine and benzocaine should be avoided at all costs.
Tip #4: And if the pain is too hard to bear, then it would be a good idea to procure painkillers such as ibuprofen can help you deal with it effectively.