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What is the fastest way to get rid of sun burn?

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aloe gel from the drug store.

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aloe

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Like the pure kind not gell and make shure to freeze it
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Vinegar works well too. Sounds goofy but it does work. My mom used to use on me and it helped a lot. You smell like a salad but the pain is less.
Good luck.

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To get rid of sunburn, you should first if all avoid taking hot showers as this worsens the sunburn or can also lead to damage of nerve endings. You can use a pitcher, water and bags of tea bags to get rid of sunburns. Use cold water to help cool the skin, tea bags help due to the tannic acid that helps soothe the skin. If the sunburn is too severe, you need to seek medical assistance as you may need fluid replacement.

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Actually, it is best to take a hot shower. The steam from the hot shower will open up the pores in your skin, and let the heat flow out of you.
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Aloe is good, cold packs are good, lotion is definitely beneficial, vinegar works...anything but butter. Never put butter on sunburns. Lol it's bad...I forget why but it is very bad for your skin.

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Using butter is like frying meat! You are the heat and butter is the sizzle.
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I wanted to know that too !!!!

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aleo. works well around eyes.

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Vinegar takes the sting away but doesn't actually speed healing. There's a product called Aquaphor that does amazing things. Great for minimizing scarring and post tattoo healing as well. Systemic hydration is crucial too.

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Aquaphor actually has petroleum jelly in it, which will make the sunburn worse.
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I saw this gel at walmart that helps. My mom got it and it took the pain away ;)

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The quickest way to help the healing process is drinking plenty of water. You need to keep your body hydrated wich inturn will start the healing process quicker...

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Butter doesn't work because it's oil and that is only while it is still stinging and feeling hit because oil based products allow the skin to keep the heat.
Easiest way to cure a burn is not get one use sunscreen coppertone 45 is the best.
Aloe and oatmeal baths work well.

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Melaleuca oil will help speed the healing, as will pure aloe vera. They stop the burn/fever and induce the bodies natural healing functions.

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Melaleuca oil or you can come to Thailand. It's too hot in here :(

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ice and sun block

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Milk. I know it sounds odd but it works. Take a bowl and pour the milk in and add ice cubes to keep the milk cold. Use wash clothes or hand towels and dip it into the bowl and place on the area(s) and it will help draw the heat out of it. the wash cloth will warm up, then repeat the process.A Pharmacist suggested this when we were on vacation. then follow it up with aloe gel. :)

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Wintergreen Rubbing alcohol takes the sting away and smells pretty good :)

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aloe works really well for getting rid if it. but if you want to keep a tan they make a lotion to make sunburn turn into tan and make it go away. but i forgot whats its called but you could probably google it.

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aloe works really well on sun burn

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Tea. Pour a gallon in a bathtub (cool to lukewarm not hot!) and soak in it for about an hour. I once had a very bad sunburn (lobster red) though I usually do not burn, and my mother did this, and it went away instantly. The tannin in the tea will pull out the sunburn better than anything you can buy. You must do this immediately for it to work completely. If you still have some sunburn, apply aloe vera gel (make sure it has nothing else in it).

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Use aloe gel. I once got sunburn and it stung but after i put on aloe gel after about 5-10 minutes my sunburn was feeling better and after a day it was starting to go away. Also avoid the sun and hot water (baths or showers) Hope I helped! BUT DO NOT PUT ON BUTTER OR ANY KIND OF OIL!!

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Go to your local Wal-Mart. Ask the greeter where they hide the midgets. Find you a nice plump midget and have him hold a rubber duck (this helps with the sting) and learn to swing dance with him. Sometimes it helps if you take him to some sort of dance, like a prom or formal, to make things less awkward. Repeat this process a few times and your burn should be gone... Just a fair warning though, don't fall in love with the midget.

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Well I have heard of many different and specific ways to get rid of sunburn.
1.aloe vera jel is really good or soothing the burn and reducing the red-ness of the burn
2.avoid taking hot baths or showers , taking hot showers or baths can increase the burn and pain , take cold or cool showers
3.a black tea bath may also help , you will need some iteams for this bath you will need: the black tea packets , a pitcher , and a towel that you are not afraid to get stained mix the black tea bags in the pitcher with cool water poor that where the sunburn is and let sit for three minutes than rinse of with cool water
4.rest and drink lots of water and stay out of the sun its best for your skin to be hydrated
5.to prevent sun burn use sunscreen everyday repeatively this decreases your chance of sunburn and skin cancer , try to use a spf 25-40 skin bearier protectant
these will help and prevent sun burn and
your chance of getting skin cancer.

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