Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can Tanning Lotion Prevents Sunburn

Share
1

1
Can tanning lotion prevents sunburn?

Can tanning lotion prevents sunburn?

Tanning lotion: Tanning lotion will not protect against sunburn or sun damage. You need a broad spectrum uva uvb blocking sunscreen with spf rated 30 or higher. Neutropenia has great products. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more


3

3
How can I prevent getting sunburnt if I am allergic to suntan lotion?

Cover up: Wear long-sleeved shirts, hats and long pants to reduce exposure to sunlight and harmful uv rays. ...Read more

4

4
What is most likely the lowest SPF sun tanning lotion one can use to prevent skin cancer and still obtain a tan for people with light colored skin?

What is most likely the lowest SPF sun tanning lotion one can use to prevent skin cancer and still obtain a tan for people with light colored skin?

Spray tan: If you really feel the need for a tan, use a spray tan and don't skimp on protecting your skin from UV radiation. If you have light skin, you likely burn easily and are at a higher risk as is. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I have a weird tan from a sunburn last summer. Is there a safe way to even it out? I don't like tanning beds or spray tans.

I have a weird tan from a sunburn last summer. Is there a safe way to even it out? I don't like tanning beds or spray tans.

Self-tanners: There are many self-tanning lotions, sprays, gels, mousse, and even wipes that are available. I do not recommend tanning beds! also always use a good sunscreen to prevent burning and getting uneven tans. ...Read more

6

6
Does lotion help sunburn?

Does lotion help sunburn?

Aloe straight from : The plant is recommended. Lotions w aloe don't have a high enough aloe concentration. Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. ...Read more

7

7
Can you apply skin lotion to a sunburn?

Can you apply skin lotion to a sunburn?

reason?: Sunburn occurs when solar radiation damages the skin. Unfortunately, not even the world's greatest skin lotion can bring dead skin back to life and I am betting that rubbing the skin is causing you intense pain. Using Motrin or advil to decrease the inflammation and applying an over-the-counter gel with Benzocaine as well as protecting the area will pay biggest dividends. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What lotion can I use for my sunburn?

What lotion can I use for my sunburn?

Straight from plant: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more

9

9
Is it ok to use baby lotion on a pretty bad sunburn?

Is it ok to use baby lotion on a pretty bad sunburn?

Sure, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything. Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them to the burned skin. Hydrocortisone cream will help decrease the inflammation as well. And learn the lesson that mr. Sun is trying to teach you: he is our friend, but we must respect his power; apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen when you go out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is baby lotion good for sunburns?

Baby lotion: As long as it is a first degree burn, not blistering, baby oil or aloe vera should be fine to sooth the burn. I prefer aloe vera. If there are blisters, it is a second degree burn, and you should see a physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
653 doctors shared insights

Sunburn (Definition)

Sunburn is an intense inflammatory response to excessive sun exposure. It actually represents the body's reaction to tissue damage ...Read more