We know you’re diligent about applying high-SPF sunscreen, especially when you’re outside for extended periods of time. But as much as you try to avoid it, sunburns do still happen sometimes.
You can take the sting and swelling out of a painful sunburn by applying cool compresses and taking aspirin as directed every four to six hours for 24 hours to decrease inflammation. Forget hydrocortisone-studies say it doesn’t do a thing for sunburn irritation.
A more high-tech way to treat sunburn is by getting a GentleWaves LED photomodulation treatment, which improves acute sunburn. In addition to increasing collagen formation, it has a notable effect on the inflammatory chemicals released in skin, allowing it to repair sunburn more quickly. Some report significant improvement overnight.
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