Finally, summer season is almost here and we can enjoy long walks on the beach, swimming, relaxing, playing sand volleyball and in many more intriguing activities. However, all these things are connected with sunburns, which prevent us to relax.
Even though there are so many different options on the market to treat sunburns, it’s difficult to decide which is the best and most reliable after all. If you have experienced sunburns, you know that the key to this issue is time and effectiveness. So, which one is the best product for quick pain relief?
The right answer would be: None! Luckily, you can prepare your own remedy in the house and the best part is that you don’t have to spend a fortune on it. The recipe is very simple and it needs natural ingredients that you can find it in every store or market.
There aren’t many utensils needed either, just a hand mixer and a container for storage. For this recipe, you will need only 3 ingredients that have actually been proven to heal. Most notably is that this homemade treatment is free of chemicals which can be found in store-bought creams such as oxides and benzines.
Why Does It Work?
Honey is very helpful ingredients because of its antibacterial properties. If you didn’t know, burns can easily become infected which leads to health issues and scarring. All this can also occur as a result of sunburns. When we are exposed to sun, we can get sunburns which most commonly occur on our arms, face and legs. Scarring on these areas of the body could be emotionally damaging.
All of us know that coconut oil is a fantastic ingredient for skin care and it’s all since it contains vitamin E, multiple fatty acids and proteins. Vitamin E is essential for your skin because it helps in repairing skin fractures, tears and dryness. The fats and proteins contain moisturizing elements and defense from additional damage. That’s why you should use coconut oil when you are dealing with sunburns.
For centuries now, aloe vera has actually been used in the treatment of skin disorders and other illnesses too. It’s smooth gel-like consistency is an essential moisturizing ingredient in many brand name creams. Furthermore, it contains anti-oxidants which are essential when it comes to recovery.
- 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera
- 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
- ¼ cup of Raw honey
In order to prepare it, you will also need a hand mixer or a whisk and a Mason jar or other container to hold the end product.
- Put all the ingredients together in a bowel and mix them well by using the hand mixer or a whisk.
- Once prepared you can use it to treat the sunburn.
- First off, clean your sunburn.
- After that, apply this homemade lotion to the sunburn and cover it with a plaster or clean gauze.
- Store the solution in the Mason container, at a room temperature. Make sure not to freeze it or cool it since the coconut oil and honey tend to harden.
Once you use this incredible cream, you will feel immediate relief from the burning and itching sensation. Additionally, your burns will recover quicker, sometimes as quickly as a day or two. Prepare this quick recipe and you will be free to enjoy in the summertime and relax on the beach.