While we all have our own ways to deal with the summer heat, on the other hand baby skin is not used to high heat. Baby skin is super soft and sensitive and needs extra care, especially during summers. Prickly heat, rashes and allergies are most common in babies during the summer season. And we cannot be testing all kinds of products on baby skin, so the safest option to deal with heat for babies is trying home remedies that suit the skin of your little one. Ingredients like watermelon, cucumber etc have cooling properties and are mild on baby skin and hence it's best to look out for natural ingredients for home remedies. And to help you out with it, we have got you covered with home remedies that are helpful in beating summer skin problems.
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Home Remedies For Baby Skin To Beat The Heat
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is known to have antioxidant properties and hence it helps in giving a soothing sensation to the skin. For this remedy, take pulp of aloe vera and apply to the affected areas of the skin, leave it on for about 15-20 minutes and then wash it off. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial content, which helps in preventing rashes and sun burns.
One of the most refreshing summer fruits, watermelon has great cooling and soothing properties. It helps in dealing with prickly heat and other skin rashes caused due to heat. For this remedy, take a piece of watermelon, squeeze the juice and keep it aside. Remove the seeds from the pulp and then apply it on the affected areas of the skin. Leave it on for about 30 minutes and then wash it off.
Sandalwood is a natural coolant and hence can easily treat rashes caused due to heat. For this remedy take two tablespoon of sandalwood powder in a bowl and add rosewater accordingly to make a paste out of it. a[ply the paste on the affected areas and leave it on for 30-40 minutes, then wash it off with cold water.
4. Neem Leaves+Turmeric
Neem and turmeric are known for their medicinal properties. Neem leaves are antimicrobial and antibacterial agents and have high anti-inflammatory properties. You need to take a few freshly crushed neem leaves, add some water to it and then add two tablespoons of turmeric to it, mix it well and apply the paste on the skin. Leave it on for some time and then rinse it off with cold water.
Cucumber has amazing cooling properties and gives quick relief from rashes and itchy skin that can be caused due to extreme heat in summers. Whenever using cucumber on skin, never rub or slide it, always gently tap it on the skin. For this remedy, you can either directly used sliced cucumber or skin or you can strain the cucumber juice and use cotton pads to apply on the skin. Leave it on for some time and then rinse it off. This can be repeated every day for better results.
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