If you find yourself in a secluded area by the beach where your child has endured unfortunate sunburn, then maybe consider using some household items for relief.
According to an article featured in Parents magazine, these may include some conventional breakfast items that you never would have thought to have healing properties.
– Ice: Ice can be tricky as applying it to the skin directly can result in further damage. Instead use an ice pack or frozen veggies, wrapped in a soft cloth and hold against the affected area.
– Take a cooling bath: Applying cool, not cold, water to the skin can be very satisfying and may relieve some pain. Be sure not to use soapy products.
– Aloe vera gel: Aloe vera gel has various healing properties and it may be useful to keep a jar of this amazing product in your home. The cooling gel that comes from the aloe vera plant moisturizes the skin and speeds up the healing process.
– Honey: This lovely, natural, sweet treat also has various healing properties. Natural honey is said to be more effective than some antibiotic creams for speeding up healing, reducing infection and minimizing pain. Keep honey away from babies under one year, though.
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