This Woman Has One Of The Stra...

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This Woman Has One Of The Strangest Sunburn Hacks Ever

Mark Linehan
Mark Linehan

02:13 2 Jul 2019


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Forget the Aftersun.

For this you'll need Aftershave.

A woman called Cindie-Allen Stewart swears by a hack she has used for many years to help treat sunburn.

To date her modest Facebook post has over 233k shares.

YES! MENTHOL SHAVING FOAM.

The Mum of three lives in Texas, USA where temperatures are regularly tipping 30 degrees and higher and swears by this treatment.

Here's what she suggests:

"First, buy you some Menthol foam shaving cream. It has to be the foam and it has to have menthol in it. We found Gillette shaving cream on Amazon since we had problems finding menthol foam in stores. We ended up buying 6 cans of it, but it works out because we live in Texas and sunburns happen a lot. (Plus, we have given a couple cans to friends.)

Next, apply the shaving cream on the burn. It may seem like it's a strange shaving ritual, but trust me! Don't rub it in, just let it sit on your skin. It will start bringing all that heat out (you'll be able to feel it). You may feel like you are itchy too, but that's a good thing! Itching means healing.

Then, after about 30 minutes, the shaving cream will seem like it has dissolved in spots. It will seem like it's not as moist and a little dried out. You will feel as if you're becoming a little cold, at least on the sunburned part of your body. THAT IS A GOOD SIGN!

Next, rinse it off in a lukewarm or cool shower or bath. It's just to get the residue off.

Finally, if you still need it, do it again the next day. Usually after that second treatment, the sunburn disappears."

 

This is the result.

BEFORE:

AFTER:

Read her original post here:

 

 


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