Young adults who regularly use sunscreen reduce their risk of skin cancer by 40%, a study has found. Pic: pexels.com

It happens to the best of us – we do all we can to keep our skin well protected over the hot summer months, but while having fun in the sun we become distracted, and before we know it, that painful red glow appears -sunburn!

Fortunately, there are some natural sunburn-relief remedies hiding in your home.

Next time you experience a mild sunburn try a few of these suggestions:

Cool Compress:

Sunburned skin longs for a chill to bring it some relief. Dip a washcloth in water and rest it on the burnt area (you can add some witch hazel to ease swelling). For extra relief, put the fan on and aim it at the exposed skin.

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