How to Get Rid of a Sunburn Fast, According to Dermatologists

“When you get a sunburn, UV light causes inflammation in the skin similar to what you might get from a thermal burn from the oven,” says Joshua Zeichner, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and the director of cosmetic and clinical dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. “That’s why it’s important to hydrate the … Read more

Aloe Vera Benefits for Skin and Hair Go Way Beyond Soothing a Sunburn

Due to its cooling effects, Dr. Chimento says, aloe vera is often used to reduce inflammation, decrease redness, and keep skin glowing — but Dr. Garshick says that glow can also be attributed to its enzymes and antioxidants. They further decrease inflammation and fight off free-radical damage, which may lessen the appearance of signs of … Read more