“The skin gets thirsty for water. string(6) "HBEATS" **If you've spent any time out in the sun, there's a good chance you've been cooked by the rays beating down on you. Health.com is part of the Meredith Health Group. Sunburn hurts you in more ways than one. She won the 2008 Reingold Prize for writing in the history of science. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as it is popularly used to combat dark circles around the eyes. string(0) "" Blistering skin means you have a second-degree sunburn. Sunburned skin that is peeling does not do well in hot water 1. If there are still hanging pieces of skin after you wipe the area with a washcloth, you can use a small scissor to cut them off.

string(0) "" This will help to exfoliate dead skin cells without damaging healthy skin. ["utm_source"]=> “If you’re going to peel, you’re going to peel,” says Dr. Day.

["subcategory"]=> Most sunburns and sun poisoning can be treated similarly and at home. Laurel Brown has several years experience as an educator and a writer. ["title"]=> “That means sun avoidance (seeking the shade if you’re walking); sun protective clothing, including a hat and sunglasses; and sunscreen,” explains Dr. Jaimes, who is also an assistant professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. If your skin blisters, allow the blisters to heal. ["subscriptions"]=>

Make sure you pay special attention to where you are cutting You only want to cut away the dead skin. string(0) "" “A sunburn will cook the water out of your skin, so it leaves you really dry,” she says.

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["utm_content"]=> Sunburn can occur in less than 15 minutes , and if you get sunburnt five or more times, you double your risk of getting the deadliest form of skin cancer: melanoma . From easier cramps to a heavier flow, here's a guide on what to expect decade by decade. ["utm_source"]=> Since aloe vera gel has both moisturizing and soothing properties it can help reduce the itching and irritation that occurs while your skin is peeling and healing from a sunburn 1. string(0) "" Drinking extra water when you are sunburned helps prevent dehydration. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell the difference between sunburn and sun poisoning. string(0) "" Sun poisoning, unlike a sunburn, is your skin’s allergic reaction to excessive amounts of UV rays. The redness on your skin that is a result of excessive sun exposure is called sunburn. As if the pain of a sunburn wasn’t bad enough, in the days following, you might also find yourself covered in dry, flaky, peeling skin.

["exclude-healthbeat"]=> string(0) "" string(0) "" Since aloe vera gel has both moisturizing and soothing properties it can help reduce the itching and irritation that occurs while your skin is peeling and healing from a sunburn 1.