How To Soothe And Treat A Scalp Sunburn

How To Soothe And Treat A Scalp Sunburn

It’s that time of year again: the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and your scalp is on fire. Yes, winter means one thing for many people: scalp sunburns.

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t even think about your scalp when you’re putting sunscreen on. But did you know that your scalp can get just as burned as the rest of your skin? In fact, it often burns even more easily because it’s thinner and has fewer melanin cells to protect it.

So how do you prevent scalp sunburns? And if you do get a sunburned scalp, what can you do to make it feel better? Read on to find out!

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One Hell of a Sunburn: What is Hell’s Itch and How to Treat It

One Hell of a Sunburn: What is Hell’s Itch and How to Treat It

As we settle into Fall, many of us are still enjoying the remaining warm weather by spending time outdoors. And while we may be slathering on the SPF 30, sometimes a sunburn sneaks up on us. For most of us, this means a few days of discomfort followed by peeling skin. But for some unlucky people, a sunburn can trigger something worse. Much worse.

Just in time for Halloween, we’re taking a look at one of the most frightening things that can happen to your skin. No, this doesn’t have anything to do with Hannibal Lector; though we’re talking about something so horrifying that it’s earned a name that certainly sounds like it came straight out of a horror movie: Hell’s itch.

In this article, we’re going to look this dermatological demon straight in the eyes to see what causes it, how to identify it, and – most importantly – how to get rid of it! 

The answers might surprise you!

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