Sunburn Blister is a bubble filled with fluid that is raised on the exposed part of your skin. This is caused due to the long time exposure of your skin to the sun’s harmful UV radiations or as a result of severe sunburn. They are very painful, uncomfortable, itchy as well as unsightly.
The intensity of the sunburn blisters depends on various factors such as time of exposure to sun rays, type of the skin, intensity of sun rays etc. This, in turn, may lead to skin infections and gives you adverse effects. There are various symptoms of these sunburn blisters such as reddish skin, fever, rash, itching, chill, peeled skin on the burned areas after few days etc. Some may last longer and some are for short time.
In order to get rid of all these problems those are caused by sunburn blisters, take some precautions using the remedies available at your home also follow some tips.
These remedies and tips can aid reduce your pain, put off infections and also helps in quick healing process. Would you like to know them? Then, continue reading.
Use sunscreens to the exposed area of your skin before 30 minutes when you are going outside also for every 2 hours, if you are deeply sweating or when you are swimming.
Avoid long exposure to the sun when its intensity of rays is high.
People with sensitive skins should use SPF swimwear when you are in swimming.
Use sunglasses, umbrellas, UV protection, sun hats etc.
To prevent sunburn for lips, you can use lip balm.
Following these tips will help you prevent the initiation of these sunburns and sunburn blisters. There are also few effective home remedies to prevent these sunburn blisters after their occurrence. They are listed below.
1. Aloe Vera
It is a well known natural and effective home remedy available burn injuries such as sunburn blisters. It can help you decrease your pain caused by sunburn bubbles, speeds up your healing process as well as re-hydrates your skin. So, apply Aloe Vera gel taken from the Aloe Vera leaves directly or the gels available in the market and apply them on the blisters caused by sunburn. Allow it absorb and dry into your skin for some time.
Due to the healing as well as antiseptic properties of turmeric, inflammation, as well as the pain associated with sunburn blisters, will be reduced. So, make a paste of turmeric with water and apply them on your affected area of your skin and leave them for 10 minutes.
Later clean with cold water. Repeating this daily will cure your blisters as well as gives a cooling effect to your skin.
3. Cold Compress
Using this cold compress, you can get instant and significant relief from the sunburn blisters and its burning sensation. So, you can take cool baths or use a cold water dipped towel for putting on the affected area to get these benefits.
4. Cucumber or Potato
Make the paste of cucumber or potato slices and put the paste on the affected area of your skin. This can help to reduce the pain, gives a cooling effect to the burning skin as well as speeds up the curing process. Eating them also gives cooling to your body from inside.
Apple cider vinegar or white vinegar any of them works well for treating the sunburn blisters and the area. So, you can take any of them and dilute with water or directly spray the vinegar to alleviate the pain and heat from the skin. You can also use honey in place of water.
6. Baking Soda
Because of its alkali and antiseptic properties, baking soda relieves your itchy feeling that occurs often because of sunburn blisters as well as soothes your skin.
All that you need to do is, mix 1 tbsp of baking soda with 1 cup of water and apply the paste over the affected area. This gives you instant relief from burning sensation. For healing process, you can mix baking soda with vinegar and apply on the blisters daily before you go to bed.
7. Lettuce Leaves
To combat the pain and inflammation caused by sunburn blisters, these leaves are effective. To get these benefits, you need to put the leaves on the refrigerator and put them directly on the sunburn blisters or else you can also boil these leaves for 10 minutes, strain the leaves and put the water in the refrigerator. Later apply the water on your sunburn blisters.
It gives relief from burning sensation as well as quicks up the healing process. Tomato can be used in many ways to get these effects. Some of them are, add 2 cups of tomato juice to your bath water and soak in it for 10 minutes or add smashed tomato with crushed ice and then apply the paste on the affected area.
Sunburn blisters and its associated symptoms can be reduced with this chamomile. So, add it with olive oil and apply gently on the affected area of your skin or else use the cold water soaked chamomile bags to put on your skin to get relief from pain, itchy feeling as well as burning sensation.
To promote healing as well as to get the soothing effect to your skin, the oatmeal workout is needed. So, take the oatmeal powder in your bath tub along with rose petals and soak in it for more than half an hour or else, take ground oatmeal in a cotton cloth and boil it in water for minutes. Take them out and allow it to cool for some time and use it as a sponge when you are taking the cool water bath.
Along with these home remedies, you should also take few precautions when you are going outside after you are affected with sunburn blisters.
This will help you put off completely from these sunburn blisters. Hope, these tips and remedies if followed regularly will work out well for preventing as well as reducing sunburn blisters.