Sunburn after-care is another important step in protecting yourself. There are, of course, many sunblock creams available on any high street. These, however, can have damaging effects on the skin as they contain ingredients that bond into the skin and enter the bodily systems. Some of these – oxybenzone in particular – are known to cause allergic reactions or hormonal changes in some people.
So let’s talk about when the skin becomes red, itchy and painful due to sun exposure!