Top 10 Safest Eco-Friendly Sunburn Cures

Jul 08, 2010
Many of us know how important is to use sunscreen and cover yourself during hot summer days. However, many people either forget to reapply sunscreen or simply underestimate the effects of UV rays. If your skin was damaged from sun exposure and you suffer from sunburn, it will take some time for your skin to heal. But you can use natural skin care products that will speed up the healing of the sunburned skin.
Here are the top ten safest eco-friendly sunburn cures for your skin that were analyzed by Environmental Working Group (EWG) and have 0 to 2 low hazard rating.

1. Badger Bali Balm

Badger Bali Balm is a natural sunburn cure that has soothing effect on your skin when you need it the most.

The tropical fragrance of essential oils, including cocoa, orange, Ylang Ylang, Lavender and Tanacetum Annum create the ultimate feeling of relaxation.

The balm also contains cocoa and shea butter, olive and jojoba oil that help cure your skin in cases of mild sunburn and have anti-inflammatory effect. You can also use the Badger Bali Balm for dry skin, after shower and after sun.

2. Korres Yogurt Cooling Gel

Korres Yogurt Cooling Gel is perfect solution for sunburned skin made in Greece. Yoghurt as a main ingredient in this gel is rich in lactose, proteins and other nutrients that effectively moisturizes the skin damaged by sun rays and relieves burning feeling.

Soothing fennel extracts and Epilobium angustifolium reduce inflammation and irritation.

Korres Yogurt Cooling Gel does not contain mineral oils, silicone, enthanolamine, but is rich in essential oils and plant extracts.

3. California Baby Aloe Vera Cream

California Baby Aloe Vera Cream is a great choice to treat your baby's sunburn, but can also be used by older children and adults.

The cream calms down your skin after sun exposure and has cooling effect on it.  It contains pure Aloe Vera, as well as other organic and sustainably grown plants and essential oils that sooth and cure sunburned skin.

California Baby Aloe Vera Cream can also be applied on dry, skin, after shaving and waxing and to heal scars and stretch marks and eczema.

4. Keys Soap RediCare Healing Spray and Insect Repellent

Redicare Healing Spray & Insect Repellent is a first aid for your skin, healing it from burns and sunburns.

It also protects your skin against allergies, irritations, mosquitoes and other insect bites, itching, rashes, minor cuts and pollutants. It relieves you from itchy burning sensations, having rich moisturizing effect.

The RediCare spray contains Neem oil, Karanja oil, Shea butter, avocado oil, carrot seed oil and black cumin oil, Blood Orange, Clary Sage, Vegetable Wax and Rosemary Extract.

5. Jason Natural Products Cocoa Butter

Jason Natural Products Cocoa Butter contains 70 percent certified organic cocoa butter that is known to have many benefits for skin health. Cocoa butter soothes skin irritation that often occurs during overexposure to sun and moisturizes skin in sunny or windy conditions.

Jason Natural Cocoa Butter also has jojoba and avocado oils that give your skin a smooth and glowing appearance.

Cocoa butter may be useful against stretch marks during pregnancy.

6. Aubrey Organics 100% Pure Aloe Vera Gel

Aubrey Organics 100% Pure Aloe Vera Gel, 4 fl oz gel contains one of the most effective natural remedies against sunburn called Aloe Vera.

Aloe Vera is known to moisturize and sooth skin from sunburn, which becomes dry and achy after sun exposure. Aubrey Organics Pure Aloe Vera Gel contains Aloe barbadensis leaf juice that is extracted from certified organic herbs.

The gel does not contain artificial thickeners and is vegan labeled. It also comes in a recyclable container to preserve the nature.

7. Tilvee Botanical Rejuvenating Oil

Tilvee Botanical Rejuvenating Oil is an effective after sun product that can also be used to treat scars and burns, reduce wrinkles and dry patches.

Its natural formula contains more than 90 percent of organic ingredients, including 18 herbal oils and extracts that are high in antioxidants, fatty acids and other nutrients. Tilvee Botanical Rejuvenating Oil enhance skin cell regeneration and boost tissue repair and skin elasticity, having anti-ageing effect. Essential oils of this skin care product moisturize and sooth your skin after sun damage.

The Rejuvenating Oil is applied on the face and neck for the best results.

8. Max Green Alchemy Sun Rescue Cream

Max Green Alchemy Sun Rescue Cream is made of certified organic ingredients that have cooling and healing effect on sunburned skin.

It does not contain synthetic chemicals or GMO products but is rich in natural ingredients such as shea butter, vitamins, plant extracts and oils that are known to heal inflammation on the skin and reduce tenderness of the sunburn.

The cream provides rapid aching relief to skin after overexposure to sun and other environmental damages.

9. Trillium Organics Organic Body Butter

Trillium Organics Organic Body Butter is a skin care product that is free from chemicals, being safe for your skin and for your health.

The body butter is solid at room temperature, but becomes liquid once applied on the skin, which makes it a perfect option for massage and skin care.

It contains shea butter, organic cocoa butter, organic olive oil, organic safflower oil, beeswax and other essential oils and extracts that have soothing or refreshing effect. The Trillium Organics Organic Body Butter can be used for your nails, feet and all over your body.

10. Nurture My Body Organic Lavender Toner

Nurture My Body Organic Lavender Toner is an after sun product with moisturizing effect that is suitable for normal, dry and sensitive skin.

Certified organic lavender reduces inflammation, redness and irritation of the skin and speeds up the regeneration of the skin cells.  It does not contain harmful chemicals and toxic ingredients and can be used on your face, neck and body after cleansing.

It is an ideal option to care for your skin after sun and in other harsh conditions.