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What are the best ways to treat sunburn?

Solbari blog: What are the best ways to treat sunburn?

In this blog we describe immediate actions you can take to treat sunburn:

Cool down - Apply a cool damp cloth to the affected area.

Moisturise - An aloe vera cream may provide some relief.

Decrease the inflammation - Consider taking an anti-inflammatory pill.

Replenish your fluids - Drink lots of water (ideally with electrolytes) to hydrate.

Pain relief - Consider taking an aspirin or ibuprofen to reduce discomfort.

Healing process - Allow blisters to heal naturally, don’t peel your skin.

Stay indoors - Don’t go outside unless you absolutely have to.

Stay protected - If you have to go outside wear specialist UPF sun protective clothing to protect yourself against sunburn, skin ageing and skin cancer.

Seek medical assistance - if you have experienced severe sunburn and other adverse symptoms which may include nausea, chills, faintness or fever.

The likelihood of being diagnosed with skin cancer is increased if you are routinely exposed to the sun or have experienced sunburn on a number of occasions. The best way to prevent sunburn, skin ageing and skin cancer is to wear UPF sun protective clothing.

Solbari Sun Protection is the leading Australian sun protective clothing brand with customers in over 60 countries. Solbari offers a range of UPF 50+ sun protection clothing, broad brim sun hats, sun protective arm sleeves and sun umbrellas. UPF 50+ is the maximum UPF rating awarded for fabrics in Australia.

You can find out more about Solbari's certified UPF50+ sun protective range by clicking the blue links below:  

Women UPF50+   
Men UPF50+   
Sun hats UPF50+   
Accessories UPF50+ 

The Solbari Team   
This blog is for information purposes only, always consult your medical professional.



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