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Anyone have little tips to help turn your sunburn into a tan without peeling?

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Asked by campbellb3421 at 6:57 PM on May. 10, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • you can try aloe vera gel and lots of moisturizer but you may be out of luck.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 7:01 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • There is nothing you can do to "turn" a burn into a tan. Depending on your skin tone it will do it or not automatically. If it is a bad burn, you will probably peel anyway. Keep moisturized and wear sunblock next time :)

    Answer by twin_mommy at 7:13 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Keep it moisturized and you might not peel.

    As an ill-informed life-guard in my teens we'd moisturize our limbs with "butter flavor Crisco." Yummy smell, but foolish looking back on it!

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 7:19 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Lotion. No guarantee it'll turn to tan, but it will help keep it from peeling - not entirely, but not as bad. I prefer a thicker creamier lotion, especially one with aloe in it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:16 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Tea time use a higher SPF so you don't get melanoma...the burn will be the least of your worries

    Answer by OneToughMami at 3:34 AM on May. 11, 2011

  • tea bath and lots of aloe moisturizer and keep up with an Sfp lotion, at least we no longer encourage baby oil and iodine any more

    Answer by firelites at 1:54 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • no bc you burned the skin and killed that layer of skin

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:56 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I was told if you put apple cider vinegar it will. I don't know why, there is something in the vinegar though

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:24 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • slice a takes the burn out

    Answer by Tyler_mom1996 at 2:52 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • im not meant to tan. i went to a tanning booth for two years and was wondering when i would tan. i barely did and now i just have freckles from it. accept the fact you might not be able to tan!!!

    Answer by Liz4Life at 1:38 PM on May. 12, 2011

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