You should only use this remedy once your skin is cool and isn’t constantly burning. First apply a cool compress or damp towel to the affected area for 15 minutes. Taking a cold shower may help as well. Once your skin is cooled down, apply coconut oil to the sunburned area.
Oatmeal can be used several different ways for sunburn relief. You can try taking an oatmeal bath to help soothe your skin and reduce irritation. Just mix a few tablespoons of baking soda and about a cup of oats with cool bath water – not hot!
The tannic acid in black and green tea could help pull heat from a sunburn. Catechins (aka antioxidant compounds), also found in these teas, can even repair skin damage. If you’re burned around a particularly sensitive area, like your eyes, this could be especially helpful.
Taking a bath or a shower in cool water is a great way to soothe your skin. You’ll want to skip using any soap on the sunburned area, as this can further dry out or irritate the skin. No bubble baths either.