The desert can cause massive sunburns, so why can't it heal them too? Well Aloe Vera, an amazing cactus plant you probably have heard of, is one of the best ways to quickly heal sunburned skin.
HealthZam Tip: If you don't have an Aloe Vera plant (yet) you can buy All Natural Aloe Vera Gel with no additives in a pinch.
The best thing about using Aloe Vera to heal your sunburn is it's all natural and cheap. In fact growing your own Aloe Vera indoors is easy and fun!
It's simple: just cut off an arm from your Aloe Vera plant cut it open and scoop out the clear gel with a spoon. Apply the cool gel to your sunburned skin overnight and in the morning or whenever your skin feels tight and dry. The Aloe will soothe your skin, cool it, reduce inflammation and stimulate the production of collagen which will help your skin heal.
Tip: Be sure to apply Aloe Vera as soon as possible to your sunburn. If you use this remedy early and apply the gel liberaly you can even avoid peeling on a bad sunburn.
Keep it in your fridge or put it in ice cube trays and freeze it so you always have the fresh healing powers of this magical plant!