Posted on October 15, 2018 by Chad Pegura | 131 comments
Summer is that exciting time of year that means more and more outdoor activities such as the park, picnics, and beach time. Even if you are pretty diligent when it comes to applying sunscreen, sometimes it just isn’t enough, and you lose your battle with the sun.
We all know how devastating and painful a sunburn can be and I am sure we have all tried our fair share of remedies to help alleviate the pain and burning that comes along with it, but have you ever stopped to consider the power of essential oils when it comes to helping you get through a painful sunburn? Just make sure to use dilute your essential oils with a carrier oil before you apply.
Essential oils offer you the opportunity to treat your sunburn in a more natural way. It is also a good way to keep your skin looking flawless and healthy while also doing their part to help improve your skin even further.
If you are in the middle of experiencing a bad sunburn then you probably wouldn’t hesitate to grab the first cream, lotion, or salve that is next to you so that you can get some immediate relief. However, a lot of these cosmetic creams contain chemicals may dry out the skin or cause other side effects.
Essential oils will effectively help ease the sunburn while also moisturizing and replenishing the skin in the process.
Before running to the store and spending money on temporary solutions to help treat and heal your sunburn, consider essential oils for a more natural and nourishing way to heal. This secret weapon is great to have in any summertime, beach goer’s arsenal and can be used year-round to help nourish and moisturize your skin and maintain a refreshing and healthy complexion and appearance.
But remember, it is still best to do what you can to avoid getting the sunburn in the first place so make sure you use a sunscreen with a high SPF and cover up if you will be in the sun for prolonged periods of time.