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Old 06-11-2012, 01:45 PM   #1
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I just got sunburned over the weekend and I am in pain. What do you usually do for sunburns to make them heal faster and the pain go away?
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I just got sunburned over the weekend and I am in pain. What do you usually do for sunburns to make them heal faster and the pain go away?
Just apply after sun cream, a coolant to the burns. And, in future, protect the skin prior to getting burned
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Old 06-11-2012, 03:38 PM   #3
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aloe vera lotion helps some.
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:00 PM   #4
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+1 Aloe Vera. I usually go with 100% pure AV gel, but Banana Boat makes a good sunburn relief cream with AV and a few other relief agents. For me, AV works fine if I just keep it slathered on for a few days.
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:35 PM   #5
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Vinegar baths work to take the sting out. Then apply aloe vera that has been stored in the fridge.
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Old 06-12-2012, 01:19 PM   #6
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Storing the aloe vera in the fridge is a good idea. I shall try this. I bet it has a very cooling effect.
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Aloe vera and Percocet
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Old 06-17-2012, 09:05 AM   #8
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If I get burnt on my face, I use Nozema. It may sting for a second but then it feels good.
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Old 06-24-2012, 11:58 AM   #9
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If I get burnt on my face, I use Nozema. It may sting for a second but then it feels good.
Back got sunburned this weekend and I tried this. Stung for only a few minutes but after that the pain was gone. Thanks for the great tip. I will try it again.
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Another vote for aloe
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