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The Best Treatments For Sunburns


No matter how much we warn you against the damaging effects of UV sun exposure, you’ll still probably get at least one sunburn this summer.

However, too much sun exposure can cause serious damage to your skin, leaving it dehydrated, wrinkly, aged, and can even cause skin cancer. Despite the fact that we know you’ll do your best to protect your skin from sun damage by using a sunscreen with a high SPF—if you do end up with a painful, inflamed, itchy, blistering, flaky sunburn—you can find some relief with these 17 soothing treatments…

1. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is the bomb when it comes to soothing irritated, inflamed skin. It works wonders as a cool compress by wrapping a 1/2 cup of dry oatmeal in gauze, running it under cool water, and applying it directly to your sunburn every few hours.

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