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7 Ways to Soothe a Sunburn

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7 Ways to Soothe a Sunburn

Nothing can spoil a summer weekend like a sunburn. When you’re feeling the painful consequence of not having worn enough sunscreen, find some relief in these natural remedies for over-exposed skin.

Take a soothing bath:

1. Add a cup of apple cider vinegar to your bath and soak for 10 minutes.

2. Add cup of baking soda and a small handful of sea salt.

3. Take an oatmeal bath: Add two cups of oatmeal to the bottom of a nylon sock. Tie up the sock, and let warm water pour over the pouch. Leave pouch in tub as you bathe.

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.


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11:44AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

Good tips,thanks for sharing

2:54PM PST on Jan 7, 2013

Thank you Megan, for Sharing this!

11:05PM PDT on Oct 17, 2012

sunburns suck...thanks for the tips!

1:13AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

Thanks for all the info.

11:21AM PDT on Jun 25, 2012

Thanks for the info.

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6:14PM PDT on Jul 25, 2011

Thanks for the tips,my very rednose grandson needs them :)

7:27AM PDT on Jul 24, 2011

Thanks Megan!~

8:02AM PDT on Jul 21, 2011

Useful tips.

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