Extreme heat, chemicals, and sun exposure can burn tissue and cause a great deal of discomfort. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
- Block the harsh rays
Avoid sunburns by applying sunscreen with a high sun protection factor (SPF) regularly
- Take extra antioxidants
Protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet rays by taking daily supplements of 1,000 to 2,000 IU of vitamin E and 2,000 to 3,000 mg of vitamin C during periods of high sun exposure
- Smooth on aloe
Speed the healing of minor burns by applying a stabilized herbal gel three to five times a day