Simple tips to get rid of peeling skin this summer

by DrPrem Jagyasi

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Skin peeling is a natural process as the old, dead skin cells pave way for fresher looking, healthy skin. This whole process is quite natural but too much skin peel or unhealthy skin peeling can be a problem that requires medical attention. This situation is caused because of the skin damages mainly due to sun burns. So, if you are suffering from the unhealthy peeling skin problem then there are few tips and remedies that might help you to deal with the problem. Before looking at the tips there are some things which you need while following the directions such as a sunscreen, sun protected clothes, cocoa butter, Shea butter, aloe vera, vitamin E, and fresh mints.

These are some of the steps you can opt for to deal with peeling skin and to avoid unhealthy skin peels.

  • Protect your skin from being exposed to the sun as peeling skin is highly sensitive to the sun and can cause damage. For protection use high-SPF sun-block which keeps the harmful UV rays at bay. To ensure extra protection wear fully covered sun protected clothing.
  • During summer the most important thing to do is to hydrate your skin. High intense moisturizers such as cocoa butter and Shea butter helps in restoring the lost moisture to the dry and damaged peeling skin.
  • Aloe Vera gel has a soothing and cooling effect on peeling skin. It hydrates and restores the balance in the skin. Keep the Aloe Vera gel in the fridge for 15-20 minutes and then apply it on the peeling skin as it gives a nice and cooling effect.
  • Vitamin E has a healing effect on the skin so take a Vitamin E capsule and puncture it. Then apply all the content over the peeling skin to make sure the skin heals as soon as possible.
  • Fresh mint juice is also used as a remedy for peeling skin problems. Extract the juice out of the mint by mashing the mint in the bowl and then apply it on your skin. This natural technique is used for the treatment of dry peeling skin.
  • Never ever try to pick the skin as it can cause some serious damage like bleeding and scarring.
  • Drink lots of water to keep the skin hydrated.

Consult your doctor before opting for any new products. For a chronic peeling skin condition immediately consult a dermatologist.