Child care

Sunburn Remedies for Children

There are many effective, safe and easy to use sunburn remedies for children. One can use them for kids of any age. They help to give a soothing effect and also provides relief. Some of the remedies are discussed in this article.

Sunburn Remedies for Children

  • Vinegar:
    • One can use apple cider vinegar or household vinegar.
    • Spray it all over the sunburn area or else soak handkerchiefs in vinegar and then apply on the burnt skin.
    • In cool water add two to three cups of vinegar and bathe your child with that cool bath.
    • One can also spray lavender vinegar on the skin.
  • Tea:
    • Tannic acid is present in the tea which helps in soothing sunburns.
    • Add several tea bags into the water and give a bathe to your child.
    • Keep the used tea bags aside, allow it to cool at room temperature and then apply on the burnt area.
    • One can also prepare a strong tea in a large pot using 4 to 6 tea bags. Place it in the refrigerator and allow it get cold. Spray the tea on the burnt area.
  • Milk: Soak towels or handkerchiefs in milk and place it on the burnt area.
  • Yogurt: Apply plain yogurt directly on the on the burn area.
  • Aloe Vera: Apply gels or lotions that are made up of aloe Vera.
  • Oatmeal: Add oatmeal and raw egg whites in a bowl and mix well, apply on the sunburn area.
    Add 2 cups of oatmeal in cool water in a bath and soak in bath at least for half an hour.
  • Baking soda: Add ¼ cup of baking soda in cold water and dissolve it. Fill the water in a spray bottle and spritz it in the burned skin.
  • Cornstarch: Prepare a paste of cornstarch by adding cornstarch and water and apply it on the skin.
  • Cucumbers: Mash the cucumbers and apply on the burned area.
  • Honey: Apply honey directly on the skin or mix honey and milk in equal amounts and then apply on the skin.

These are a few sunburn remedies for children. They help to give a soothing effect.

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