How to revitalize sunburned skin

Articles Aug 12, 2019 22:58

Cooling with a damp towel; Apply gel with aloe vera, green tea; Use moisturizing creams ... contribute to improve skin damage.

When exposed to the sun, the skin is damaged by UVA and UVB ultraviolet rays, which through clothing, towels and damage skin. Ultraviolet light can alter the DNA structure under the surface of the skin, causing premature skin aging. Over time, DNA damage can contribute to skin cancer. The severity of sunburning skin depends on the intensity of the sun, exposure time under the sun and the type of skin of each person.

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How if the skin has sunburn?

Emergency care for sunburned skin must pay attention to reduce skin inflammation, redness and burning pain. To help limit the discomfort caused by sunburn, you can apply some of the following measures:

  • Soothe burns:

How to revitalize sunburned skin

As soon as you get home, stand in the shower or soak in cool water to soothe the hurting skin. If you don't have a chance to soak in the bath, you can apply a damp cloth to the sunburned skin to avoiding more skin damage.

The time to cool will depend on how much sunburn your skin may have, 10-15 minutes or up to an hour if needed. Be careful not to place cold ice or too cold towels (towels in the freezer) on bare skin without going through a layer of cloth as it can cause cold skin burns, the situation becomes worse.

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  • Apply cream or gel:

How to revitalize sunburned skin

Use cream or gel containing skin cooling ingredients such as aloe vera, peppermint, and green tea, rub lightly on skin immediately after intense sun exposure. You can put the cream or gel in the refrigerator, the cool feeling of the cream on the sunburn skin will quickly make you feel comfortable. In the process of restoring your skin, you can use a moisturizer with a moisturizing ingredient. Cream contains Vitamin C, Vitamin E helps support rapid skin regeneration. Avoid products that contain alcohol to dry the skin.

  • Use a mineral spray bottle:

How to revitalize sunburned skin

Apply a thin layer of mineral water to your face, quickly back your skin to help cool and reduce swelling. Mineral water supports balancing the pH of the skin and reducing skin irritation, partially regenerating the skin's defense system.

  • Drink a lot of water:

How to revitalize sunburned skin

Helping the body not dehydrate by drinking more filtered water or other natural liquids such as coconut water, fresh juice ... When the skin shows signs of peeling, the amount of water that should be loaded each day will be 8 - 10 glasses of water.

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