Longer sun exposure especially on the beaches during summers can cause skin inflammation, irritation and sun burn. Also, if you have sensitive skin, you are bound to get red and inflamed skin after sun exposure if not taken care of. This is when after-sun creams, lotions and sprays come into play. Below is a recipe for skin soothing after-sun spray you need to try-
Aloe gel- Has hydrating, softening, anti-inflammatory and skin calming properties. Soothes skin instantly.
Lavender oil- Calms down skin and reduces redness and inflammation.
RECIPE FOR AFTER-SUN SPRAY:
Things you need-
- 1 cup filtered water
- 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel (commercial and organic)
- 10 drops lavender oil
In a jar or bowl, add water or rose water for added benefits.
Add in commercial aloe vera gel and stir until homogeneously mixed.
Add in lavender oil and stir.
Pour into a spray bottle and shake well before using.
Spray on exposed skin after sun-exposure. Massage it in.
**Caution- Patch test before using.