Cold Water – Dip a cloth in cold water and apply to the burn several times a day for between 10 and 15 minutes, this should relieve the inflammation
Witch Hazel – Dip a cloth in witch hazel and apply to burn areas. It has a reputed anti-inflammatory effect.
Oatmeal – Wrap dry oatmeal in a piece of gauze. Run cool water through it. Discard the oatmeal and soak compresses in the liquid. Apply every couple of hours or until relief is achieved.
Yogurt – Apply yogurt to areas that are burned. Rinse off then pat dry.
Tea bags – For sunburned eyelids, dip tea bags in cool water and press to the eyes. The tannic acid in the tea bags is reputed to relieve the pain from burns.
As with all remedies, work out what is best for you. Make sure that you are not allergic to any of these ingredients, and, if symptoms persist, see a doctor. For more tips visit