7 Ways to Recover from a Sunburn

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Pop a pill to control inflammation
Take a dose of Ibuprofen or aspirin right away. The medicine will reduce swelling, meaning your skin won't feel as puffy and sore to the ... more 
Photo by: Getty Images
Pop a pill to control inflammation
Take a dose of Ibuprofen or aspirin right away. The medicine will reduce swelling, meaning your skin won't feel as puffy and sore to the touch.

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Tue, Jul 16, 2013 12:56 PM EDT
You know, you know, wear sunscreen! But for those rare occasions when you've slipped up or forgotten to reapply, here is what to do-pronto-to relieve red skin.



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