We’ve all made the mistake of not applying enough sunscreen throughout the hot summer months — leaving us running home in sunburnt agony. Although there are many after-sun soothing relief lotions on the market, they can often be both pricey and loaded with unnecessary chemicals. The good news is, though, there are plenty of tools for sunburn relief that you probably already have in your kitchen!
Here are five ingredients, courtesy of PopSugar Fit TV and Everyday Health, that will work wonders on your skin — you’ll be pain-free and back to the beach in no time, hopefully with plenty of SPF this time around!
The burn-soothing ingredients range from oatmeal to yogurt to vinegar, and each ingredient is easily found in your refrigerator or cupboard. Follow these simple tips on how to use these healthy foods and kitchen staples both internally and externally for maximum health in the summer heat. So take our advice, put it into action, and get back to enjoying the summer sun!
This article was originally published on July 24, 2013.