People with naturally darker skin have more melanin, however everyone, regardless of skin tone, would benefit from proper sunburn prevention and care.
Like any burn, it will take time to heal. Pain relievers, cold water compresses, and baths can help with symptoms. Skin hydrating and moisturizing creams may also temporarily remove pain. Soap should be kept clear of burned areas as it may contain harsh detergents, which act as irritants. POLYSPORIN® Itch Relief Lotion can also help soothe the skin and relieve pain.
The best advice for sunburn is to avoid it completely. Here are some additional things to consider:
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