How to Care for Sunburn

How to Care for Sunburn

A sunburn is a condition where your skin is burned due to overexposure to the sun. When you get a sunburn, the signs and symptoms are redness, inflammation, and irritation. There may be cases where you develop blisters due to the severity of the burn received from the UVB rays. The duration of symptoms from sunburn normally continues for a few days. After which, your skin will begin to peel as new skin cells are developed, replaced the damaged ones.

How to Treat Sunburn

To treat sunburn, it is best to relieve the signs and symptoms. Using cold compresses, aloe vera, increase internal hydration and avoid the additional sun. Continue the use of physical sunscreen. Avoid the use of chemicals on the skin until redness has subsided.

The Dermaesthetics Treatment- Super Hydration Treatment

This treatment works to immediately calm and soothe red, sensitized skin. Increases moisture, reduces the appearance of dryness and calms inflamed skin types. Active ingredients in this treatment that assists in continued and safe healing of sunburns are Aloe, Panthenol, Zinc Oxide, Hyaluronic Acid, Allantoin and Green Tea.  

The Dermaesthetics Self Care for Home

6 Steps to Treat a Sunburn

Proper self care and consistency will increase the longevity of results from professional treatments. A professional consultation is essential to ensure accurate selection and use of self-care products. Self care products for treating sunburn at home is as follows:

Step 1: Cleanser

Green Apple Premium Cleansing Oil

This oil-based pre-cleanser gently removes dirt, sunscreen and pollutants that are trapped in the pores throughout the day. Key ingredients in this product are as follows: Macadamia Oil as an anti-inflammatory that will soothe and reduce the irritation of the sunburn. Jojoba oil moisturizes and nourishes the damaged skin while vitamin E has antioxidants effects to assist in tissue and skin cell repair.

Hydrating Cleanser

This gently hydrating cleanser helps soothe, soften and hydrate the skin giving temporary sunburn relief. The key ingredients that work to reduce inflammation, increase hydration and speed up the healing process are Vitamin B5 and Allantoin.

Step 2: Aloe Essence Toner

This toner alleviates the sing and symptoms of sunburn by increasing hydration, moisturizing and soothing of the skin.

Step 3: Moisture B5 Serum

The Dermaesthetics Moisture B5 Serum is a concentrated, moisturizing serum formulated with Vitamin B-5 complex to supply skin with hydration properties while improving upon skin strength.

Step 4: Artic Plus Cream

Combining chicory root, Vitamin A and E works together to calm the redness, inflammation and irritation. In addition, it encourages cellular regeneration and repair the damages skin cells. The cream also keeps the skin hydrated to prevent from dryness.

Step 5: Aloe Response Masque

This soothing mask will cool and calm the skin from redness and irritation from the sunburn.

Step 6: UV Shield SPF 50+++

The most important part of any skin care regimen. Not only EGF UV Shield blocks UV from further skin damage, it has sh-oliopetide (EGF) to help in cell growth!

Meme Phan

Licensed Esthetician

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