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How to Treat a Sunburn
If you spent too much time out in the sun this summer without the proper amount of sunblock, there are a couple remedies you can do at home to make it heal faster and feel better more quickly.
As soon as possible you should take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen or aspirin. It will help the pain PLUS stop inflammation.
After you can do one of the following:
1) Cover affected areas with aloe. Aloe that has been refrigerated can feel even better.
2) Soak in a cool bath or take a cool shower.
3) Apply a cool compress to the affected area. Add milk to ice water and then soak a clean cloth in it. The fat, protein and pH of milk have a soothing anti-inflammatory effect on the skin.