Nifty Nails

 

Humans don’t have claws like other animals, but we have nails that support broad fingertips for grasping objects. Nails can be a good indicator of your health as well. Just like your hair and skin, some changes occur when you have an illness or vitamin deficiency.

That is why it’s important to take care of your nails. They need as much attention as our hair. You don’t need a regular manicure and pedicure to keep them looking healthy. Toenails in particular are often overlooked. Ingrown nails, fungi, and brittle and weak nails are just some of the problems that will develop if you don’t pay attention to them.

What are the secrets to having clean, healthy nails? Here are some tips.

  1. Trim Regularly. Use clippers to trim you nails preferably every two weeks. Longer nails tend to acquire dirt and are prone to cracking and breaking. There is no need to have long nails because they don’t function like the claws in animals. They also interfere in your activities because you will always worry about damaging them. File your nails in one direction every time you trim them.

 

  1. Give Them a Break. Using nail polish every week could ruin your nails in the long run. Leave your cuticles alone. They help keep your nails protected from bacteria because it seals the base of your nails. Instead of cutting them, use cuticle remover to push them gently with a cuticle stick. If you need to apply nail polish don’t forget to paint the base coat first and the top coat last to protect them.

 

  1. Always Moisturize. Moisturizers hydrate your nails just like lotions provide protection and moisture for your skin. You don’t need to buy a separate nail lotion or cream if you want to save up. Any regular hand and body lotion will do. Soak your feet in warm water and soap then moisturize when dry. Be gentle with your nails as well. Use gloves when you’re required to soak or dirty your hands to avoid dryness and breakage.

  1. Keep Them Clean. Cleaning under your nails will damage your nails so avoid getting dirt in them. Wash your hands regularly but don’t scrub too hard. Keep them dry always to prevent bacteria and infection. Wash your feet regularly as well, especially the spaces between your toes. This will prevent athlete’s foot, bad odor and bacteria from accumulating. Keep your shoes clean and wear the right size.

 

  1. Good Hygiene. Don’t bite your nails or chew around them. Take care of your nail tools as well by keeping them clean. Wash with soap and water or wipe them with alcohol. Disposable tools should be replaced regularly. Be careful when you get a manicure and pedicure. Make sure that the tools are kept clean and disinfected to prevent diseases and infection.

Continue Reading...

Tips on Managing Your Let-Down Reflex During Express Breast milk

 

Breastfeeding is not as easy as you think because sometimes, it involves pain and lots of milk. Have you heard about let-down reflex? Let-down reflex is also called milk-ejection. It is a normal reaction after breastfeeding and the key to a successful one. When the baby sucks, it will send message to your brain to release hormones like prolactin and oxytocin.

Prolactin is in charge for producing more breast milk. Oxytocin on the other hand is responsible for the milk to leave your milk ducts. Let-down is very important because it permits your breast milk to flow out of the breast. Without it, the baby will only receive a small amount of milk. Worse case is he/she will refuse to latch on or breastfeed.

How will you know if milk is letting down? If you can feel burning sensation in your breasts while the baby is latched on, it is a good sign that your milk is letting down. Another sign is you head the baby swallowing or gulping. When you notice that it is leaking milk even if baby is not feeding, that is also a good sign.

If you are a working mom, how can you manage let-down reflex during expressing breast milk? You have to keep in mind that the pain you will feel when ejecting milk is just fleeting. There are techniques that you can consider to manage your let-down during expressing breast milk. Here are some:

Get settled in a comfortable environment

Do not expect to express lots of milk if you are not in a conducive or comfortable environment. It should be warm, relaxed and quiet place – in other words, far from distraction. When expressing, breathe slowly and deeply. It always helps if you have warm drink or warm shower before expressing.

Massage breast

Expressing takes time. It is not something that should be hurriedly done. To help let-down, always massage your breast gently. The massage should include strokes directed towards the nipples. You can even roll your nipples in between your fingers – it helps. If you cannot trigger let-down through massage, try to touch your breast.

Get some support

People around should know what you are trying to do so they can help you. For example, they can become still or quiet while you do it. They can encourage you when you feel there is nothing more to give, etc. Mothers who have support can do anything.

Most importantly, you have to think of the baby. Remember that whatever your mind conceives, the body can achieve. If you are having troubles, go to the nearest doctor here in Singapore.

Continue Reading...

New Year’s Gift For A Globetrotter

You have a globetrotter for a friend and you are wondering what gift you will give. This is the season for gift-giving and it would bring warmth to the people around you if you give something from the heart. The good news is that there are many gifts here in Singapore that you can consider – you can either do it on your own or you readily buy it.

Here are some gifts you can consider for that globetrotter friend or sister:

Doormat

What better way to remind the person to go? A doormat will do but if you can find a doormat with a map or words like “just go”, it will be unique. The doormat is an excellent reminder that adventure is still out there and that it should be planned right away.

Bag tag

Whether that person likes to bring back pack or luggage, a bag tag is a welcome collection. Bag tags are functional because you can use it to label your belongings plus it is a great reminder that you can go anywhere you want.

iPhone case

If the person is a globetrotter, it also means he/she loves to take pictures regardless of the lens. The best gift that you can give is an iPhone case with a map or a “wanderlust” word. He/she will be reminded of you whenever he/she points at something. This is not so hard to look. If you want to customize it, there are some online shops you can consider.

Neck pillow

Whether he/she will travel via bus or plane, a neck pillow can help ease the travel. Neck pillows are readily available so it is easy to find plus it is not that expensive. It is the thought that counts so do not worry about the prize.

Passport holder

Another good gift is a passport holder. There are many in the market these days but there are also shops who offer customized ones. You can choose from the charms to the material and the nameplate. He/she will surely appreciate the passport holder.

Duffel bags or back pack

If your friend or sister does not like luggage, you can give duffel bags instead. Duffel bags are lighter but if he/she prefers comfort and ease of travel, back pack is always best for travels. Before buying one, secretly know what he/she likes best.

Swiss knife

It pays to be prepared always especially during travel as you are far from home. You have to give Swiss knife as a gift.

Regardless of the gift, it is a magical experience. Have fun!

Continue Reading...

Travel Slipups You Need to Stop Making

As much as you want your travel to be successful, you have to accept that it cannot be perfect. Somewhere along the way, there will be something. What do you do when there are slipups? You have to continue no matter what. The essence of traveling is discovering things and learning from it – good or bad. But sometimes, there are slipups that you can avoid if you look more closely.

You just hope when you commit travel slipups it won’t cost you too much money. Here are some tips to stop creating travel slipups:

  • Early booking of flight: Booking last minute will surely cost you but it is the same as booking a year before. Indeed there are cheaper flights if you book early but not as far as a year or two before the planned trip. Save money from cancellation or rebooking by booking at least 6 to 8 weeks before the planned date. The lowest prices will be 3 to 4 months before your planned trip. If you really want to grab cheaper flights, watch out for airlines throwing flight promotions.

 

  • Neglecting hostels: One or two weeks before your travel, you have to take care of your accommodation. When choosing accommodation, you neglect hostels thinking that it is crummy. That is where you are wrong. Hostels these days boast of better amenities. You just need to read the reviews. You can save a lot more if you book here. Hotels are expensive.

  • Taking cab all the time: It is normal to take a cab when you are new for easy navigation but if you want to save money, it is recommended that you take public transportation. Some cab drivers, knowing you are new in town, will take you to endless “ride”. You will be surprised of the bill if you are not careful. Immerse yourself in their culture and have fun taking public transportation.

 

  • Dining at restaurants: Traveling is never complete if you do not taste their cuisines or dishes. It is okay to dine at restaurants every now and then, splurging but you will miss a lot of good things outside. You can find good food even in roadside stalls. Do not burn a hole on your pocket just to eat at exclusive restaurants.

 

  • Ignoring insurance: You do not get insurance because you think it is extra cost on your part but you will never know what will happen there. You have to think of worse scenarios especially if you are going outside of Singapore. Insurance can help big time. Do not try to ignore it.

Continue Reading...

5 Social and Weird Fears that Actually Exist

 

Humans as we are, we all have fears. What frightens us greatly vary and in today’s society, lots of its kind are everywhere. An object may be of no effect on us but it can be very scary to another person. Odd as it may seem, here are the uncommon yet fears that really exist.

  1. The Fear of Beautiful Women (venustraphobia)

Some men feel uneasy or intense fear when they are being in the presence of attractive women. They just cannot simply stand being near them because it feels intimidating to the extreme. Sure, there is a significant difference between intimidation that guys feel around gorgeous women and a legitimate kind of phobia that suggests a serious fear.

There are various causes of Venustraphobia but more often than not, a traumatic experience with beautiful women can lead to such fear. For example, it may have been due to failed relationships (romantic or friendship) that led to mistrust, humiliation or abuse by an attractive female. Also, it says a lot about someone’s lack of self-esteem that was rooted from a particular past experience.

Symptoms differ from one person to another but obvious and extreme signs include: nervousness or panic attacks, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating, difficulty in catching breath or chest pain—are just some of the red flags to watch out for just by being around beautiful ladies.

  1. The Fear of Touch (haphephobia)

Touch is one of the five languages of love and yet feeling dreadful about this can be one of the most devastating of its kind. Although it is uncommon, Haphephobia or the fear of touch suggests extreme uneasiness by being touched by anyone while some are only fearful when touched by opposite gender.

More often than not, the causes of this phobia are unknown but sometimes it has something to do with past experience such as sexual assault for example. Trust issue is a big deal to affected people that it takes time to build. Manifestations of this fear are quite easy to spot by just observing their reactions when an effort to touch or even an attempt is done, common reactions include avoidance, shaking or sweating.

  1. The Fear of Work (ergophobia)

Ergophobia is a deep and serious fear of labor or work. People who suffer this social anxiety are either afraid to find employment because they might be mistreated by co-workers or have past traumatic experience in the workplace. Symptoms are most likely the same with other fears but often, phobic persons appear normal while inside, their thoughts are about running away or crying from the situation.

  1. The Fear of Losing Phone Contact (nomophobia)

Nomophobia or the fear of no mobile phone is an anxiety that some people develop when they are not with their phones. According to a recent survey, the younger the age of the user, the more prone he/she is to develop such fear. This anxiety is heightened due to several reasons such as loss of phone, low or dead mobile battery.

  1. The Fear of Church (ecclesiophobia)

This fear is provoked when the affected person sees images that suggest fear from suffering while some feel that they are being watched over or judged when inside the church. Similar symptoms arise when being attacked this fear, seemingly breathless and shaking.

Continue Reading...

Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on a Long Distance Relationship

 

If people were given a choice, no one would like to sign up for a long distance relationship.  To be apart from someone you love is hard and so does the responsibility of making it work. It entails huge investment to keep a functional, healthy and exciting relationship. There is always this void that you need to fill in but can never be satisfied unless both parties made a firm commitment to make it happen. But, millions of couples dare to love from a distance and brave themselves against long and cold nights.

Truth be told, there is something special about the psychological drama people feel when someone is leaving. Its idea can likely be contextualized to that of wanting something you cannot have or the anticipation of almost having it. In turn, it creates a sense of excitement and stronger passion towards the person who lives across the globe. If you were in romantic relationship with someone who lives just at the next door, would you still feel the same crazy, burning and powerful passion? Would you go out of your way to physically express what you feel? No. And that is one key element which makes LDR so special, it is that progression of strong emotions and suppressed physical contact that ignites intense attraction.

Moreover, there is more to LDR than what critics usually think, it allows two people to grow, together and separately, in ways that normal relationships (geographically speaking) sometimes, do not teach us:

You appreciate the value of your partner

When you are literally far from your loved one, you appreciate not only their presence when they are around but also the meaning and value they add to your life. You get to clearly picture out what life would be like when they are not around. From there, you get a whole idea whether or not you can afford to live without them.

You have more time to reflect where you want to take things

Unlike in typical relationships, people who are in a long distance commitment often have the time to evaluate and figure out where they would like things to go. There is something unique about being apart because each individual gets a “me” time to think and ask, “why am I holding on in spite of the difficulties?,” “what am I fighting for?,” “where do I want this relationship to go?” In short, the purpose and end goal behind all the investment is laid out. On the other hand, living close with your partner usually make people live in the moment and not so much of what’s ahead because of the comfort of having each other all the time.

It teaches you to become self-sufficient

At the end of the day, couples are still individuals who need to grow their emotional and intellectual muscle. When you are in an LDR, you learn to live every aspect of your life without having to depend on someone all the time. You become that person who enjoys life in spite of being away from your partner, goes after what makes you happy and better being whose life do not solely revolve around your partner’s. For that reason, nothing can be more attractive than having someone like that who can complement your already-wonderful life.

Forever is possible

If both people made a choice to be together one sweet day and want it enough, nothing is impossible. All the struggles, pain and anxieties will surely pay off. When you will finally be together, you will realize that all the wait and tears will lead you to the most blissful time where you walk down the aisle and say I do to forever.

Continue Reading...

Questions to Ask an Electrician Before Hiring Them

Hiring an electrician is more than just looking for a contractor who can do the job for an affordable price—it’s about doing the job efficiently and safely, too. Since electricity is a risky home improvement project, hiring someone who can do electrical tweaks isn’t enough. Good credentials, licensure, insurance and experience are all necessary to guarantee the safety of your property’s electrical works.

So, before letting someone in to your home and tackle your electrical needs, give yourself a chance to know the contractor better and see if he’s a good suit to the home works you need to get done. Here are the essential questions to ask an electrician services before hiring them.

1. Are you licensed?
First and foremost, before diving into more electoral-related questions, ask your prospect contractor whether they are licensed or not. If the electrician works for a company, ask about the company’s background and permit. This is also the best time to inquire about experiences, the kind of electrical works they have tackled and how long the company has been in the business.

2. Do you have insurance?
An insured electrician is a safe electrician. In case of an accident during a repair, renovation or an installation, the company he’s working for is responsible for the monetary benefits of the a good electrician who gets hurt on the process of doing the job. Also, as a consumer, you are protected in case of damage to property or thefts that may occur while the project in ongoing.

3. Do you offer an hourly rate?
All professional electricians in Singapore work at a different pace. Oftentimes, one professional works a lot faster than the other. Therefore, when you charge by the hour, you’re paying a different price depending on how much time it will take for a contractor to finish the job. On the contrary, sometimes the quickest job isn’t necessarily the best. When you do not charge hourly, you’ll be able to take time to ensure the quality of the job. Regardless of how long the work takes, you’ll be paying the same price to your contractor.

4. What is your area of specialization?
Knowing your prospect electrician’s expertise can help avoid problems and pitfalls with specific electrical works. For example, if an electrician is a master of maintenance and repair, they may not perform efficiently for renovation and installation works. Hiring the right expert for your particular project is of utmost importance when it comes to ensuring of getting the job right.

5. Do I need a permit? Who will obtain it?
A licensed electrician may not directly disclose the information whether or not they need to secure a permit from the local authorities. But although it is standard for electricians to secure permits, it’s still important for you to ask your prospect contractor this question and do a bit of research to know exactly what permits are necessary before agreeing on any contract.

6. What guarantees and warranties you offer?
A good electrician always provides some sort of guarantee and/or warranty on the work he performs. Most contractors in Singapore offer a warranty period that will allow you to contact them anytime in case of problems encountered in the completed job. Also, along with warranties of work, warranties of materials should be addressed as well. So if a problem occurs, repairs are fast and hassle-free because you know what’s covered and what’s not in your agreement.

7. Do I need to schedule an appointment every time?
A good electrician should be able to accommodate you as soon as possible and with a specific date whenever you call them. If someone responds with “we’ll be there sometime next week,” this should serve as a red flag. You don’t want to work with someone who cannot provide you with definite schedule. The last thing you would want to hear is “we’ll send you someone next week” in the middle of power outage at your home.

8. What are your additional fees?
Some contractors charge a certain amount to do an estimate. Whether they get any work done or not, showing up at your place will cost you some money. Before hiring an electrician services, ask if they charge for travel costs, trip charges, and service fees when visiting the site to get the project checked and estimated. This way, you’ll be able to avoid additional charges before hiring an electrical expert.

9. Can I see a work in progress?
Depending on the type of your electrical works, it would be helpful to visit your prospect electrician’s current project. Generally, you are looking for evidence of orderliness and methodical installation: neat cabling, clear labelling of circuit breakers, properly installed switch boxes, etc. This will give you an idea of how the contractor does his job and help you predict the possible outcome of your electrical project with him.

Just like a plumber, auto mechanic, and technician, an electrician is an essential member of your household’s maintenance team. As you go through each question, listen how the professional responds to your queries. You want someone who can explain to you clearly the job that needs to be done and who will help you understand the essentials of your electrical system. The electrician you will hire should be the person you can call in case of emergencies and other possible projects you will have in the future.

Continue Reading...

Keep These Pointers in Mind Before Renting a PA System

The audio-visual equipment can really make or break the atmosphere of an event. There is nothing more annoying and embarrassing as bad audio and system glitches when you have a large number of people in your gathering. Shopping around and getting a good idea on what to expect with a sound system will help you formulate a good plan for your upcoming event. Here are the top things you need to know when considering a PA system rental.

1. Equipment Set-Up Location

Generally, sound systems consist of two parts: the speakers and the sound console. The latter is where you will find the sound mixer, which is the core of the sound system. From the console, you can control the microphone and other equipment you want to play over the speakers.

Depending on your event’s floor layout, you can place the console in one location and the speakers on another. If the two are placed nearby, there’s no problem. However, if the speakers are placed remotely from the console—for instance, the speakers at the front door and the console at the back room—check if the sound system rental company has sufficient length of cables to accommodate the distance.
Plan for the floor layout of your event early, so you’ll know what special AV equipment is necessary. When meeting with a rental company in Singapore, show them your layout and mention the special requirements you need for your AV system.

2. Quality of Equipment

Loud and clear—that’s what your sound system needs to be. Being just loud is insufficient—the sound that comes out from the speakers should be clear as well.

Even if your AV equipment rental from Singapore has enough loudness, the speakers can be so abused that all it produces is muffled noise. This defeats the purpose of sound system rental in the first place. Make sure your rental company maintains their units well and the equipment are not abused from years of use.

3. Set-Up Time

Setting up PA systems is not like setting up tables and chairs for a party. It needs ample amount of time to place every piece of equipment in the right place, set cables and test the system to make sure it’s working properly.

For bigger events, like concerts and music festivals, allocate at least an entire day for equipment set up. For smaller gatherings, like birthdays and company parties, have at least two hours for a basic AV set-up. Also, spare enough time for your rental company to travel to your event location, wherever it may be in Singapore, particularly during peak traffic hours. Pick a PA system rental company that’s notable for arriving on time and experience in setting up sound systems efficiently.

4. Type of Microphone

While all microphones serve the same purpose—to make your voice louder and clearer—not all have the same appearance. Some types are more appropriate for certain situations.

Microphones have two categories: handheld and hands-free. The latter, from the name itself, is held in hand or comes with a microphone stand and can either be wireless or wired. Handheld microphones are generally the easiest and the most flexible to use.

Wired handheld microphones come in a cable that leads to the mixer, while wireless handheld transmits its signal to the mixer via the ‘air,’ such as a radio station. On the other hand, hands-free microphones are wireless and comes in two types: lapel and headset microphones.

Wireless lapel gets clipped-on to the speaker’s clothes, usually on the neckline of the shirt. Increasing in popularity are the wireless headset microphones. Many prefer this type of wireless microphone because they are much easier to use and are less prone to annoying feedback than lapels.

Depending on the nature of your event, specify the type of microphone you need for your AV equipment rental to avoid surprises on the day of your event.

5. PA System For Outdoors

Perhaps, you’re organizing a concert or a music festival. While it is mostly sunny in Singapore, do not underestimate the possible shift of weather that can happen on the day of your event. Without a covered area in the location, a sudden rain will leave hundreds of thousands of dollars of AV equipment soaking wet. You can rent a tent or look for a location with covered area where you can set-up the sound system. A site survey will determine whether your location has a viable covered area for your AV equipment and help you plan on the placement of every piece of equipment.

6. Dry or Wet Rental

Dry sound system rental is when you rent for the equipment alone—no other services operating services. Once the equipment is delivered and installed, it is up to you to operate the system on the event. Usually, for company events, the responsibility is on the IT guy.

Wet rentals, on the other hand, are when the services of the system operator are included. The sound operator will be working with you to operate the system, eliminating the need for you to fiddle with the mixer. Of course, you need to orient the operator how the event runs—while they have the skills, they can’t read minds.

7. Early Reservation

Right after planning for the set-up and equipment to use, look for AV equipment rental right away. While working under pressure sets your drive and makes you more productive, this may not work well for your team and for your event. Not everything is always available in an instant, like PA system rental.

When planning an event, especially during peak seasons, give your AV company at least four to five days of advance notice. They may accommodate your event, but for fancier and special audio-visual requirements and customization, more time is needed. Do not underestimate the number of event organizers who are also looking for good PA system rental, so book early before it’s too late.

These seven important points will make searching for the right AV equipment and AV rental company easier. Working with the right company and securing the right equipment lets you create the best feel and vibe for your event.

Continue Reading...

Getting Rid of Dog Smell in Your Home

 

There’s no denying that we love our canine companions—they are playful and adds a little more protection to our home. But along their unflagging loyalty and delightful companionship, dogs often add a little something to your home: odor. While it’s totally tolerable for you, it can be unpleasant to visitors at times. But this doesn’t mean you have to stop having a dog around.

labrador-retriever-sitting-inside-house

It’s actually not too tough to manage that dog smell, though it takes a bit of extra effort from you. Here are some ways to remove dog odour from your home.

  1. Cover-Ups

The easiest method to cover up dog smell is to use air freshening products, which you can easily find in local supermarkets. Although these products cannot serve as a permanent solution, it can temporarily mask the odour.

  1. Replace Air Filters

You will need bigger solution to combat broader odour that you can’t target with simple spray. For example, dog orders can cling to air filters, so you might have to replace your old air filters with new ones to get rid most of the smell.

  1. Regular Cleaning

Most odor can be eliminated with simple prevention. For this reason, make sure to regularly wash everything that your dog uses. This does not only limit to your pup’s toys, bowls and beddings. If your pet is sleeping in the same bed with you, your blankets, pillows and comforter should be washed and cleaned regularly as well.

rx-hgmag001_verns-dogs-036-b-4x3-jpg-rend-hgtvcom-966-725

  1. Regular Vacuum

Dog hair and smell easily build up in carpets. So, the best solution is to make sure that you keep your carpets and rags clean at all times by regularly vacuuming them. In addition to vacuuming, we recommend deep cleaning your rags and carpets at least once every year.

  1. Grooming

Other than cleaning your dog’s belongings, your dog should also be given regular baths as well. If you can afford, professional grooming is the best way to keep your dog smelling good. If otherwise, you can use dog shampoo to wash your dog yourself.

  1. Artificial Scents

Most of the time, a mild dog odour is just inevitable. If after doing everything mentioned there’s still a hint of dog smell in your home, you might have to go shopping for some new scents in the form of plug-ins, sprays or candles.

It’s quite challenging to keep your home from smelling like a dog. In fact, as long as you have your little Fido with you, you are never going to completely eradicate every trace of his scent. However, this doesn’t mean you have to have foul-smelling home. With a little more work and effort, you will have your home smelling pleasant in no time.

happydog

Continue Reading...

Remedies for Peeling Skin After a Bad Sunburn

 

As much as we try to avoid getting sunburnt by applying sunscreen and using floppy hats and umbrellas, a day of frolic under the sun can result to a crisp end. To get rid of the hideous peelings and soothe sunburnt skin, here are some of our favourite inexpensive and simple remedies.

best-way-to-treat-a-sunburn

  1. Let It Cool

When you notice that your skin starts to peel, take a cold shower. The cold water helps cool your skin and slows down the peeling process. After showering, dry your skin by gently and carefully patting—not rubbing—it with a soft towel. Rubbing your skin will only spread the peeling and make it more obvious, which you don’t want to happen.

  1. Moisturize Your Skin

Once you get out of the shower, apply moisturizing lotion right away. Use on that’s specifically formulated to treat sunburnt skin. Generally, these lotions should contain aloe vera, which helps cool the skin and slow down the peeling and reduce inflammation. You can even use pure aloe vera if you have, and apply it directly to the peeling area of your skin.

  1. Drink More Water

After cooling your skin from the outside, it’s time to work from the inside. As what beauty gurus said, healthy skin is well-hydrated skin. When the skin is damaged, moisture and hydration becomes more important. Drink plenty of water to give your skin enough fuel to repair itself. When your skin starts to peel, make sure to drink 10 to 12 glasses of water a day.

drinking-water

  1. Avoid Scratching Your Skin

At all costs avoid scratching your skin at this state. You can potentially do permanent damage in the form of scars. If you feel itchy, the best you can do is to apply ice on the itchy area to dull the sensation. Wrap a cube of ice in a piece of soft cloth, and then let it sit in the itchy area. The itch should slowly subside once the skin cools down.

  1. Prevent Long-Term Skin Damage

Reduce the itchy feeling due to peeling by taking a bath with colloidal oatmeal, which you can easily find in most pharmacies. To promote healing, prevent scarring and reduce long-term damage, take vitamin C and E supplement. Additionally, apply topical vitamin E cream to enhance the skin healing effects.

Prevention is still the best cure for anything damaging. Before heading out into the sun, plan ahead on how to prevent getting sunburnt. If sunburn and peeling still happens, the key is to frequently moisturize to replenish the skin’s natural moisture.

vitamin-e-1

Continue Reading...