A 42-year-old member asked:
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can i go out in the sun after applying aloe on my face?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No !: Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. Rash can occur when applied prior to sun exposure.
Answered on Nov 6, 2016

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I don't believe that: The aloe will give you fair skin. It is very helpful for burn treatment of skin.
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