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OK guys I am SUNBURNT ........ need after sun something .......... Challenge to you ....what???????

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RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 19:58:33

Please help me

I now have a PINK face

Apart from where my sunglasses were

So am a pink and white kanga looking like a panda......

I also have pink lower arms {paws}

I put on after sun from last year BUT it stung and itched so washed it off

Please help the silly kanga

I mean have you ever seen a pink and white kanga????


Angeliz Tue 12-Jul-05 19:59:24


Lonelymum Tue 12-Jul-05 20:00:03

Got any sudocrem? That can be used for sunburn.

gigglinggoblin Tue 12-Jul-05 20:00:31

not much good for tonight, but holland and barrat do some aloe vera gel which is amazing. i got realy burnt and you could feel it cooling you down. fab stuff.

meggymoo Tue 12-Jul-05 20:00:31

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Satine Tue 12-Jul-05 20:00:37

Do you have an aloe vera plant? Or a friend who does? If so break the end of one of the fronds off, split it open and rub it all over the burnt bits. It's slimy and sticky but it's the best thing I've ever had for sunburn! I was in S America for a bit and they use Aloe Vera for every kind of skin problem!

RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 20:01:13

I did think of that and then thought I must be dreaming

Thank you so much

I knew MNetters would come to the rescue

you are <<deffo brill>>

sorrel Tue 12-Jul-05 20:01:34

aloe vera gel
porridge oats in a sock in cool bath
moisturise moisturise like a maniac. then do it some more.

giraffeski Tue 12-Jul-05 20:02:48

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jessicaandbumpsmummy Tue 12-Jul-05 20:03:24

nivea hand cream - the thick white stuff..... slap it on and dont rub in

lunachic Tue 12-Jul-05 20:12:55

aloe vera gel is a must and lavender oil will work wonders and take the redness and heat away

lunachic Tue 12-Jul-05 20:13:58

palmers cocoa butter as well for moisturising

fqueenzebra Tue 12-Jul-05 20:15:06

olive oil, slather it on. Doubley useful in the bedroom, too

Hausfrau Tue 12-Jul-05 20:16:24

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MrsGordonRamsay Tue 12-Jul-05 20:24:53

aloe Vera

wothcha Hilda

RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 20:24:57

ok guys am going to use tomatoes on one cheek

yoghurt on the other and nose

sudocrem on one arm and yoghurt on the other

DH will go and buy some moterizer in tesco later

which should he get please

Thank you

haven't got any of other stuff

WigWamBam Tue 12-Jul-05 20:26:23

Pink and white is sooooo not a good look, Kanga!

Aloe vera gel is wonderful stuff, get dh to pick you up some while he's out at Tescos.

sorrel Tue 12-Jul-05 20:29:25

get the aloe vera. tesco should have it. or at least an aftersun with A V in it too

Tommy Tue 12-Jul-05 20:38:34

was going to suggest tomatoes but someone beat me to it

happymerryberries Tue 12-Jul-05 20:43:55

A cool shower to help to take the heat out of it

RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 21:52:29

Ok have got it all on

DH is at Tesco atm

You are really <<deffo brill>>

Thank you

DS is not impresssed with me cos we are very very careful about him having lotion on

He thinks I should have done as well

The really silly thing is that we had it in the bag.

It was DS sports day this afternoon. so I was sitting in the full sun for over 2 hours

= what kanga looks like

RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 22:34:53


thought you were saying hello to someone else on the thread with name HILDA

sorrel Tue 12-Jul-05 22:37:53

ooh kanga hope you are feeling soothed and have feet up watching telly. I'd be thinking about getting some of that fantastically popular johnsons summer body lotion too to help it blend in a bit!
anyway hope you goe brown and look lovely in a day or too.

FIMAC1 Tue 12-Jul-05 22:39:26

Anti-histimine helps, but 100% aloe vera gel does the job brilliantly - Used to sell something called Solorcaine over the counter - spray or lotion for sun burns, Boots only do it to order now - also fab

Tried the Yoghurt once - worked OK but not as good as Aloe

RTKangaMummy Tue 12-Jul-05 22:44:15

DH is back

have the palmers cocoa butter

nivea creme

aloe vera body lotion

Couldn't get the gel

Am sitting on bed watching Big brother with laptop on my lap

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