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Best Sunburn Remedies for Relief

HEAL AND SOOTHE EVEN THE MOST SUN-SCORCHED SKIN WITH THESE SUNBURN REMEDIES

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Yeah, sunburns happen! Maybe you forgot to reapply sunscreen at the beach or you stayed longer than you’d planned. Or maybe you didn’t get even coverage. Whatever happened, the result is the same: You’ve got a hot, painful, red, itchy burn, and you need sunburn relief.

So how do you get relief from your sunburn? To help replenish and repair sunburnt skin, follow our simple sunburn remedies.

 

SHOWER OFF

If you’ve been lounging by the pool or beach all day, we advise taking a cool shower as soon as you get home. The cool water will soothe your sunburn and help to remove any chlorine or salt on your skin, which can further dry out sunburned skin.

COOL DOWN

If your burn is localized (like, say, you missed a spot while sunblocking up), cold Arctic Aloe Chilling Mist ($30) is just what the doctor ordered. We suggest that you store it in your ice bucket or refrigerator for a refreshing burst of hydration. The coolness, aloe vera with and hydrating properties of the hyaluronic acid to give your skin the moisture it needs all help soothe the skin and make you a much happier camper.

DRINK UP

Sunburn is a burn. It sounds like stating the obvious, but we often don’t think about the fact that we really, truly, seared our skin. As with any other thing that burns your skin is dried out, and your body is dehydrated too. Keep yourself full of H20, which is necessary to heal your damaged skin.

INDULGE IN SOME ALOE

Aloe vera is many peoples go-to when they have sunburn. It’s cool, soothing and seems to suck the sting and redness right out of your sunburn. Treat your burn as needed until it heals with an aloe vera lotion that is formulated with a concentrated blend of aloe vera and other essential nutrients. We recommend our Nourishing Aloe Body Lotion ($24) because of it’s nutrient-rich formula of aloe vera, cucumber, shea butter, wheat protein and green tea to soothe, moisturize and protect sunburnt skin.

*SKINCARE TIP: Keep your aloe lotion in the refrigerator for added relief.

PROTECT YOUR POUT

The sun’s rays are drying on the delicate lip tissue. To comfort and protect your lips start with a hydrating balm with aloe vera and reapply regularly when outdoors. The Aloe Source Lip Therapy ($8) keeps lips hydrated using a blend of reparative natural waxes and coconut oil cushion the lips and create a protective barrier, while stabilized aloe vera and allantoin nourish and soothe.

LESSON LEARNED

Don’t make the same mistake twice. After you’ve gotten burned, it takes 3 to 6 months for your skin to return to normal. When you get a sunburn and the top layer of skin peels off, the newly exposed skin is more sensitive than ever. That means you’ll burn even faster than you did before if you’re not careful. Be smart about your sun exposure and protect yourself with sunscreen, hats, and clothing.Hydrate and protect skin and lips after exposure to the sun. Stabilized aloe vera, shea butter and other key ingredients help moisturize and sooth skin, along with provide extra nourishment and comfort for dry irritated skin caused by dry air, sunburn, tiredness and pollution. The Summer Essentials Kit ($72) has all the must-have products you need for sunburn relief.

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The 10 Best After-Sun Skin Care Tips

The 10 Best After-Sun Skin Care Tips
AFTER-SUN SKIN CARE TIPS
Replenish & Repair Your Skin After Sun Exposure

With summer now upon us, who doesn’t love a little fun in the sun? When the beach beckons and the pool pulls you in, stay smart and protected with all the right practices for a safe time in the sun. The sun can have damaging effects on your skin, which is why we need to do our best to protect it.

That being said, despite our best efforts, sometimes we can still get sunburnt. To help replenish and repair sunburnt skin, follow our simple after-sun tips.

1. Take a Cool Shower

Salt water and chlorine droplets on the skin can magnify the sun’s rays and dehydrate it. Have a cool shower when you get home which will help to cool the skin down almost instantly.

2. Water, Water Everywhere

When it comes to your body, Mother Nature knows best! It may sound simple but drink plenty of water, both during your time out in the sun and later on in the evening. It’s not only good for your health but super important when re-hydrating your skin.

3. Protect Your Pout

The sun’s rays are drying on the delicate lip tissue. To comfort and protect your lips start with a hydrating balm with aloe vera and reapply regularly when outdoors. The Aloe Source Lip Therapy ($8) keeps lips hydrated using a blend of reparative natural waxes and coconut oil cushion the lips and create a protective barrier, while stabilized aloe vera and allantoin nourish and soothe.

4. Cool Off

Keep a face mist in your ice chest so you can mist your face and body while on the beach or pool side. The Arctic Aloe Chilling Mist ($30) combines the healing properties of aloe vera with the hydrating properties of hyaluronic acid to give your skin the moisture it needs, and in addition to cooling you down, it has the added benefit of attracting moisture molecules to your skin.

5. Smooth Operator

Daily facials not in the cards? A gentle, daily exfoliating routine is your next best bet in the quest for softer, smoother, clearer skin. Exfoliating cleansers lift and wash away dead skin cells and clean out your pores for smooth radiant skin. Our favorite? The Jojoba Radiance Cleansing Polish ($30).

6. Easy On The Eyes

The summer elements can be particularly harsh on the fragile skin around the eyes.  The Aloe Source Eye Firming Complex ($34) contains aloe vera, sea kelp, gotu kola and echinacea extracts to help visibly firm and reduce the appearance of puffiness around the eyes. Plus, the texture is light, and it’s very fast absorbing in the skin, which is important during the hot and humid days of summer.

7. Don’t Scratch

Bug bites can itch and look unsightly for weeks after they become inflamed. If you happen to get stuck with a sting, we suggest using the Nourishing Aloe Body Lotion ($24) which is packed with aloe vera, cucumber and green tea to soothe minor skin irritations, such as rashes, itching and minor burns.

8. Moisturize ASAP

Upon drying off, apply the Nourishing Aloe Souffle ($28) with aloe vera and ginger root oil to your entire body – feet included. Salt and sun can dry out your skin, so it needs to be rehydrated as soon as possible. Your face may also have experienced some natural exfoliation from the sand, especially if it was a windy day. Applying a moisturizer like the Vitamin C Antioxidant Creme ($40) straight after a shower can replenish and lock moisture into your skin.

9. Bounce Back From Your Burn

Hydrate and protect skin and lips after exposure to the sun. Stabilized aloe vera, shea butter and other key ingredients help moisturize and sooth skin, along with provide extra nourishment and comfort for dry irritated skin caused by dry air, sunburn, tiredness and pollution. The Summer Essentials Kit ($72) has all must have products you need to beat the heat this summer.

10. Don’t Repeat Your Mistakes

Despite having the best intentions, it’s very easy to miss a spot when applying sunscreen (tricky places to watch out for include tops of your ears and behind your knees) and this may result in sunburn. The Aloe Source Summer Essentials Kit ($72) will help relieve and cool the skin if you’ve been sun burnt; however the best method is prevention. Next time you head out, cover up!

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