Sunburn can be the result of a day under the sun, without reapplication (or completely without) sunscreen. The aftermath can leave you with scorched, tender skin that needs relief. While prevention is always the best solution, exploring what to put on a sunburn can help you in sunburn care.
First, it is important to know what this condition is. It occurs when the skin is exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays for too long. This causes damage to the skin cells, leading to inflammation, redness, and discomfort. It is the body’s way of telling there is too much damage on the skin from the sun.
What to put on a sunburn
Aloe vera, cool compresses, and over-the-counter creams can be useful for treating this skin condition. Aside from aloe vera, other natural ingredients like arnica oil, frankincense oil, and myrrh oil can aid in the alleviation of the symptoms of sunburn. Healing Legends and Soothing Juggernaut are salves from CANhaveTODAY that contain these ingredients. Additionally, the aforementioned essential oils possess antimicrobial properties, which can help prevent infection. Read our blog for more information about these products.