To celebrate an amazing vacation on an offbeat destination is damn cool but people often suffer from skin damage. Sun damage in the skin occurs when the skin is exposed to the Sun for a long period of time or if the intensity of the sunlight is high.
You might also be suffering from the damaged skin due to sunlight but it's the time to hold your horses. Relax and calm down as after reading this article, you'll get solutions to repair your Sun damaged skin naturally.
Using a natural method to deal with the problem of sun tanning, sunspots, hyperpigmentation, sunburn or other damages caused by the Sun is of utmost importance as the artificial products may damage your skin more due to its harmful chemical composition.
Nowadays, it's very hard to trust any facial products so I've shared a few tried and trusted remedies to repair the sun damaged skin naturally in this article.
Remedies to repair Sun damaged skin face naturally
Sunlight increases the production of melanin (a component which darkens the skin) in the skin which makes the skin tanned or causes irregular colour patterns in the skin.
If your skin is over-burnt, then it's advisable to consult a skin specialist as soon as possible before applying anything on your face.
Sun damaged skin can be repaired if the following methods of repairing Sun damaged skin face is followed regularly.
- Aloe vera :- Aloe vera is one of the oldest herbal plants which is used in ayurveda due to its unique medicinal properties. It has the property to heal the skin by lightning sunspots and controlling hyperpigmentation in the skin.
Method of application :- Apply pure aloe vera gel on your skin and let it dry for 30 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. Use it twice a day for best results. Do not over apply it and do not use aloe vera gel on your face if your skin is allergic to aloe vera.
Method of application :- Take half cup of raw milk and add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder in it. Mix it well and apply the mixture on your affected skin. Let the mixture air dry naturally and then rinse it off with cold water. Use it one time a day on a daily basis to see fast results.
Method of application :- Apply pure coconut oil on your skin and let your skin absorb the oil. Use it twice or thrice a day for best results.
Method of application :- Mix ¼ cup of aloe vera juice, 2 tablespoons of distilled water and 10 - 12 drops of lavender and jojoba oil in a spray bottle or in a container. Spray it or apply by using your fingertips on the affected area of your skin for two to three times in a day till the damaged skin gets repaired.
Method of application :- Mix 1 tablespoon of pure honey with ½ cup of mashed papaya in a bowl. Apply this face pack on the affected area. Rinse it off with cold water after 30 - 35 minutes. Use it once a day on a daily basis for best results.
Method of application :- Mix 1 tablespoon of yoghurt and 1 tablespoon of tomato juice in a bowl. Apply this mixture on the affected area and leave it for 35 - 40 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. Use it once a day on a daily basis for quick results.
Method of application :- Mix two tablespoons of yoghurt and two tablespoons of honey in a bowl and apply the mixture on the affected area. Leave it for 20 - 25 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. Use it once in a day on a daily basis for amazing results.
Method of application :- Take a bowl and add two tablespoons of multani mitti, one tablespoon of aloe vera gel and ½ tablespoon of rose water in it. Mix the ingredients well and apply it to the damaged skin. Rinse it off with cold water after 20 minutes. Use it on alternate days for best results.
Precautionary methods to protect your skin from Sun damage
As it's a universal truth that precaution is better than cure, it's important to undertake a few important precautionary methods to protect your skin from Sun damage. These precautionary methods are :-
- Drink an appropriate amount of water because staying hydrated helps in detoxifying the skin.
- Use a face mask and full sleeves for protection of your skin from overexposure to sunlight.
- Apply a natural or a medicated sunscreen on your skin before going out in the sunlight.
- Include spinach, carrots and other green leafy vegetables in your diet which contains beta carotene as it helps the skin to fight against sun damage and wrinkles.
Sun damaged skin that can be cured naturally if the above mentioned methods are followed consistently. These methods will not only repair the sun damaged skin but also help in soothing your skin and provide glow to it.
Last but not the least, consult a doctor if your skin is damaged badly due to Sun and take proper medications for healing your skin.