For producing Vitamin D sunlight is essential for you but overexposure can also be harmful. Overexposure causes sunburn that will produce pink reddish skin, small blisters, and skin that is hot to the touch while a severe case produces chills, fever and purple patches of skin. A few ways to cope with sunburn.
How to heal Sunburn!
– Aloe vera is the best-known aid for sunburn. Applying directly onto the burn the clear gel found in the leaves will sooth the burn and aid with healing.
– For the light smattering of freckles on your skin, pat some lime juice or buttermilk onto the freckles and then leave it on till it dries.
– A combination of four tablespoons of grated radish and a few drops of vinegar makes a good bleaching paste.
– Another treatment for sunburn is regular tea. Make a strong tea solution and allow to cool. Sponge the tea over the area and allow to dry.
– Cucumbers are very useful in soothing sunburns. Peel and grate a cucumber. Then take out the juice and mix it with half a teaspoon of glycerin and half a teaspoon of rose water. Pat this solution onto your skin and experience the cooling effect.
Homemade Face Mask
– Homemade face mask: one egg white mixed with a little honey and witch hazel is also very effective in dealing with sunburn.
– Lavender oil and chamomile oil added to a cool bath will speed healing.
– Vitamin E oil when applied directly to the burn reduces inflammation and prevents scarring.
– Vitamin D can reduce the toxic effects of sunburn and may aid victims of sunstroke.