Sunburn: At home relief

A Texas mom is going viral after posting that her secret behind a quick sunburn heal was menthol foam shaving cream.

Posted: Jul. 11, 2018 11:10 AM

(KPRC) More than 31,000 people are found to be neglecting proper sunburn prevention, according to the American Medical Association.

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It gets so bad, people are sent to the hospital for sunburns every year.

A Texas mom is going viral after posting that her secret behind a quick sunburn heal was menthol foam shaving cream.

She said leaving the foam on for 30 minutes made a sunburn disappear in about a day for her, but she recommended repeat treatments for people with more severe burns.

Dr. John Griffin, a dermatologist at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, says anything with menthol may do the trick to soothe a burn.

"The menthol portion of that can be soothing, but there's no real benefit to doing shaving cream over finding menthol in another product," he says.

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