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How Do I Make The Sunburn On My Face Not Peel And Heal Faster
Simple Treatment: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno face lotions
Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more
I got sunburn on my face. Now my nose and forehead are peeling. When k pulled a piece off my nose started bleeding. Concern?
I got sunburn on my face, mainly my nose and middle of forehead. It has been peeling and now I have DARK red blotches/spots there. What do I do?
Aloe, cool cloth: Find a moisturizer that is unscented, alcohol free and contains aloe. If you can get your hands on an aloe plant you can just break the leaf open and rub the gel contained in the leaf directly on the burn as well. Cool compresses prior to putting on the moisturizer will also help with the pain. Finally, prevention is the key in the future. SUNSCREEN EVERY TIME you go outdoors or face skin cancer! ...Read more
I have peeling skin on my face and it looks horrible due to sunburn! Should I put any creams/lotions or will it make it worse? face looks really dirty
Apply unscented: moisturizing lotion. Do not try to peel the skin yourself. Although that may seem to help, it will just peel more and possibly lead to bleeding, infection and scarring. Be careful of any makeup you apply, which could make the peeling worse. Also, stay out of the sun until this is healed and then make sure you're diligent with sunscreen and re-applying for the future. ...Read more
Products?: Ate you using any skin care products on your face? Many times, a retinoid like retin a, etc. Will cause drying of the skin and peeling. If that is the case, you may want to use a stronger moisturizer or cut the use of the retinoid back to 3 times a week. See a dermatologist to get on a good regimen. ...Read more
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Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle means. ...Read more
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