How should I treat my sunburn?
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If you spend a long time in the sun without the right protection, sunburn is all but guaranteed, leaving your skin red and sore to the touch. These burns are caused by the sun's UV rays, and can vary in intensity.
1. The two types of sunburn
There are two types of sunburn: mild erythema, which raises the skin's temperature and results in redness (this is the equivalent of a first-degree burn), and intense erythema, which results in blistering. This is a second-degree burn.
2. What should I do if I'm sunburned?
As soon as you start feeling the beginning of a sunburn, the first thing to do is get out of the sun and ask your pharmacist for advice, especially if your skin feels sore. Pamper your overheated skin by applying one of Clarins' new after-sun products: the After Sun Moisturizer Ultra Hydrating and the After Sun Gel Ultra-Soothing, both of which can help soothe burned skin.
Rich in plant extracts specifically chosen for their soothing, hydrating, and regenerating properties, these products help skin recover from damage caused by sun exposure.
3. Get into the right habits
In addition to using Clarins' After-Sun Products, it is important to rehydrate and regenerate skin that has been damaged by the sun. To do this, drink lots of water. Finally, make sure you always apply sunscreen with the right SPF for your skin, and reapply every two hours.
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