How to Relieve an Itchy Sunburn Fast, According to Dermatologists
Prevention – June 2019
Dr. Lisa Chipps provides her expert opinion in this recent article. Here’s an excerpt, “The only thing worse than an incredibly painful sunburn? An incredibly painful, itchy sunburn. You can get itchy for all sorts of reasons, but it’s often just your body’s way of telling you that your skin or nerve cells are dealing with some sort of issue. “Itching is a sign of inflammation, which is your body’s response to an injury, like a sunburn,” explains Lisa Chipps, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in Beverly Hills, California, and a spokesperson for The Skin Cancer Foundation. After a nasty sunburn, the outermost layer of your skin gets dry (and may even peel) to help promote new, healthy skin cells to the surface.”
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