Use creams, ointments or lotions containing aloe vera, jojoba or capsaicin to ease pain and itching. Take short, warm (not hot) baths using oilated oatmeal, bath oil, Dead Sea or Epsom salts to soothe skin. Make a habit of applying moisturizers following daily showers or baths, and after swimming. Guard against sunburn by wearing hats and using broad spectrum (UVA and UVB), water-resistant sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
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