13 Foods That Fight Sunburn

Soothe—or prevent—scorching sunburn with common kitchen ingredients.

By Leah Zerbe


A film of fat-free milk can help soothe the pain of a sunburn.13. Fat-Free Milk

Sunburn-fighting effect: The milk creates a protein film on your skin that will help ease the discomfort of fresh sunburn.

Utilize it! Apply cool, not cold, milk to your skin using a clean cloth or gauze. Apply compresses for 15 to 20 minutes, and repeat every 2 to 4 hours.

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