How to Soothe a Sunburn With…Milk?

July 11, 2012 | By | Comments (4)

Woman in a sunhat

If you spent a bit too much time in the sun, and now have the pink cheeks and shoulders as a souvenir, use this trick to help soothe that sunburn. Mix whole milk and water in a bowl.  Soak a washcloth in the milk/water mixture and apply the cloth to your burn for 10 minutes at a time. The fat in the milk acts as an anti-inflammatory.

Then as your burn heals, be sure to keep it hydrated with a light, fragrance-free lotion.

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