If there’s one annoying thing about spending lots of time on the beach, it’s getting sunburns! It’s a fact of life that even if you apply sunscreen, you’re still going to get some sunburn anyway.
Fortunately, there’s a good remedy that helps you heal quickly without any peeling. Even better, you probably already have this cure at home right now!
In a viral Facebook post, netizen Cindi Allen-Stewart shared that the humble shaving cream actually performs much better than aloe or other sunburn treatment products sold in the market.
The perfect solution for your sunburn woes.
“If you’re like me, you hate getting sunburned. No matter how much sunscreen you put on, some people just burn anyway. I recently told a friend about a sunburn treatment that works wonders! She told me she had never heard about it, so I figured I’d make a post because I was sunburned recently. Usually, it takes just a couple days from start to finish, but this takes the heat out of it fast and makes it more comfortable on you.
“I found out about this from my husband. His mom used to do this to him when he ended up with a sunburn.”
Here’s how you use it:
The post continued:
“First, buy you some Menthol foam shaving cream. It has to be the foam and it has to have menthol in it. We found Gillette shaving cream on Amazon since we had problems finding menthol foam in stores. We ended up buying 6 cans of it, but it works out because we live in Texas and sunburns happen a lot. (Plus, we have given a couple cans to friends.)
“Next, apply the shaving cream on the burn. It may seem like it’s a strange shaving ritual, but trust me! Don’t rub it in, just let it sit on your skin. It will start bringing all that heat out (you’ll be able to feel it). You may feel like you are itchy too, but that’s a good thing! Itching means healing.
“Then, after about 30 minutes, the shaving cream will seem like it has dissolved in spots. It will seem like it’s not as moist and a little dried out. You will feel as if you’re becoming a little cold, at least on the sunburned part of your body. THAT IS A GOOD SIGN!
“Next, rinse it off in a lukewarm or cool shower or bath. It’s just to get the residue off.
“Finally, if you still need it, do it again the next day. Usually after that second treatment, the sunburn disappears.
“The pictures show my treatment. The final picture was taken the third day after my sunburn. I slept great after the first treatment and when my shoulders still felt hot from the burn the next day, I had another coating of shaving cream on just my shoulders. I have not had any peeling either. I use this on my kids too!”
Shaving cream heals your sunburn quicker and more effectively!
The post has since went viral, gaining thousands of shares and comments.
In conclusion, Cindi also added:
“Let me just clear up a few things.
“I am not allergic to aloe, but my husband has a sensitivity to it and can not use it. Yes, aloe does help too, but I think this way with the shaving cream is a lot faster.
“Also, I am not saying it has to be Gillette. That’s just the brand that I happened to have on hand. It just has to be a MENTHOL FOAM shaving cream. Not gel! It can be any brand as we’ve used multiple brands and had the same result.
“Lastly, it’s not just 30 minutes and done. It’s 30 minutes, rinse. The next day, if you still feel hot areas of a burn, reapply. Then wait another 30 minutes and rinse. It will look as if it’s dissolved and dried out a bit. That’s just how the shaving cream is. It has nothing to do with the burn, it just gives you a visual idea of what 30 minutes would look like. It still takes a day after the last application to show you a significant difference.
“I stand by this method. If you want to try it, go for it! If not, that’s fine too! I just figured I’d help my friends out a bit to show them the way I use. I have used it for about 10 years and have never had an issue with it. I always get the same result.”
I don’t know about you but I’m totally giving this a try next time.
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