Essential Oil For Sunburn Relief Spray

July 27, 2021 1 min read

Essential Oil Sunburn Relief Spray

We all love summertime and do our best to apply sunscreen however sometimes we can miss a spot or forget to reapply which leads to sunburn. In addition to being incredibly painful, every blistering sunburn increases your risk of skin issues including skin cancer, dryness, redness. The sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays actually damage the DNA of your skin cells.

The best way to relieve those symptoms is to reduce the inflammation ASAP. If you prefer to soothe your sunburn with more natural remedies, turn your attention to essential oils. They provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial treatment to the skin.

How to use essential oils for sunburn:

Pair with healing ingredients: Mixing your essential oils with other popular sunburn soothers, like aloe vera gel, coconut oil, and oatmeal will help supply your skin with much-need moisture.

Don’t overdo it: You should only add one to three drops of essential oil to your base of choice, since they are potent

Do a patch test: If you have ultra-sensitive skin, apply the diluted essential oil to a small patch of your skin first to make sure you don’t experience any irritation.

Our favorite DIY Sunburn recipes

 

  1. Combine 1 to 2 drops essential oil into 2 tablespoons coconut oil to make an ointment.
  2. Add 2 to 3 drops essential oil and 2 teaspoons aloe into 1 cup of oatmeal, then throw it into a warm bath.
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