How to soothe a bad sunburn

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  1. Amara Organics Aloe Vera
    Amara Organics Aloe Vera
    $17.95 “This is a great product for relief of mild to moderate sunburns. It has a lightweight formulation and absorbs easily. It’s formulated without added alcohol, color or fragrances, so it’s especially helpful for those with sensitive skin,” said Dr. Bobby Y. Reddy, an instructor in dermatology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.
  1. Aquaphor Healing Ointment
    Aquaphor Healing Ointment
    WALMART $13.74
    “When someone gets a bad sunburn, I usually recommend staying out of the sun completely to let it heal,” said board-certified dermatologist Rebecca Baxt, who runs BAXT CosMedical in Bergen County, New Jersey. “If you start to blister, Aquaphor is a great option.”
  2. Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration After Sun Lotion
    Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration After Sun Lotion
    $6.92 WALMART
    “The aloe in this after-sun lotion helps soothe and cool down the body. It also has shea butter to moisturize and hydrate the skin after you’ve been out in the sun for an extended period of time,” said Dr. Debra Jaliman, a board-certified New York City dermatologist and author of the book “Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist.”

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