What About Honey For Sunburn?

Bobbie Hershey

Oh, honey! Filled with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as highly rich in natural antioxidants, honey is a brilliant remedy for your sunburned skin. To try, apply a thin layer of honey onto your damaged areas and let it sit for up to 30 minutes before rinsing it off. Sweet! Honey will reduce the swelling without exposing the raw skin under the blisters.  It's also a moisturizer which means that it can hydrate your skin where it's most needed.

  • Honey seals in the good tissue fluid containing enzymes and proteins that promote healing.
  • It provides nutrition to the tissue.
  • Honey decreases inflammation and swelling.

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