To ease the sting of a sunburn, apply cool raw slices of cucumber apple or potato to skin. Or use Aloe Vera, either in commercial gel form or squeezed fresh from a plant. Never apply vitamin E-it may cause dermatitis. Soothe burned eyelids using tea bags that have been soaked in cool water. To make a compress for inflamed skin, soak a cloth in apple cider vinegar witch hazel or a mixture of one part skim milk to four parts water and wring halfway. Apply for five to 10 minutes.
Caution: If blisters develop, do not treat the sunburn yourself-see a doctor.
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