8 Tips on How to Heal a Sunburn ASAP, According to 2 Skin-Care Experts
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We all know that applying and reapplying sunscreen throughout the day, especially when we're sitting in the sun at the beach, by the pool, or in the park, is crucial. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, sunburns happen. When they do, the healing time immediately following the burn can best be described as painstakingly slow and miserable.
Your best defense against a sunburn is to not get one in the first place — that's where sunscreen, wearing protective layers, and seeking shade come in — but we all slip up every once in a while. The key to shortening that painful healing process and, most importantly, keeping your skin from peeling off is following a regular skin-care routine to treat the sunburn.
Ahead, we tapped two skin-care experts to get their best after-care sun tips. Keep reading to learn how to heal sunburned skin fast and minimize peeling from the pros.