8 Effective Ways To Treat A Painful Sunburn

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.
Summer days are often whiled away at the beach, lounging by the pool, and hanging out at backyard barbecues. At these outdoor events, it seems that no matter how diligent we think we are about applying sunscreen or staying in the shade, we still seem to get the occasional sunburn.

There are three main reasons sunburn strikes: not wearing sunscreen, not re-applying it, and not applying enough of the stuff. While it can be painful, itchy, and just downright annoying, here are some tips to help soothe the situation if you fall victim to some summer sunburn.