Friday, July 31, 2009

Save Your Skin and Your Money

You can save your skin, and your money with effective, natural sunburn remedies, says Sarah Noel.
It seems simple: Protect your skin with sunscreen to avoid sunburn.

But sometimes you might forget, and it's hours before it becomes evident you're burned. For serious burns, seek medical attention. But to get you through the first 24 hours of a mild sunburn (read: no blisters) that stings and causes discomfort, take some ibuprofen and drink plenty of water to rehydrate your body. You can use a few frugal, natural remedies, too. Most of these items you'll already have at home, so you won't have to spend any extra money and can get immediate relief without running to the store.

How do you ease the pain from sunburn? Here are a few suggestions. Read more

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