Herbal Remedies To Cure Sunburn And Remove Sun Tan


When you are exposed to excessive sun light or ultra violet rays then your body is unable to make enough melanin (which is a protective pigment in the skin) and damage the skin. Sunburn can occur in less than five minutes for a fair skin person and those with darker complexion they generally develop sun burn after few hours.

Effect of the sun burn is seen after 3 -4 hours but it can be easily managed by the ingredients which are easily available in your kitchen. Fair skin people get sun burnt and develop red color patches on the affected area where as brown skin becomes darker when exposed under heavy sunlight.


Below are some products which can soothe your skin and help you in removing the tan:-

1. Products like aloevera gel, peeled raw potato and grated lauki/Doodhi/ , Bottle gourd helps in soothing the sun burn skin. All you have to do is use any of the above mentioned ingredients on the affected area and let it stay for 15-20 minutes. You will get instant relief.
2. Grate cucumber and add lemon juice in it .Mix fuller earth in it and apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with water. This is one of the most popular and effective anti tan pack.
3. You can make another fuller earth pack by adding lemon juice and calamine lotion in it. Use it twice a day and your tanned will vanish soon.
4. Mashed papaya is also one of a great tan remover for brown skin. Mash 2tbsp of papaya and add honey to it. Apply it on your face and wash it off with water after 15 minutes.
5. Tomato juice too is quite effective in removing tan. All you have to do is mix tomato juice with a little curd and apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with water. You can use this pack every day till you get rid of the tan.
6. You can use cod liver oil also to heal your skin from sun burn.
Do you know any remedy which helps in removing sun tan or curing sun burn?
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  1. Sunburns are common among children and adults as well. Person affecting from it should take proper care like go for ice-cold baths, aloe vera gel is the best solution, but should avoid any types of oil, perfume or bath salt. But one should consult doctor before opting for anything.


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