While it may not prevent melanoma, apparently shaving cream is a sunburn hack that could save you from some severe pain. Cindie Allen-Stewart writes that her husband’s mother used to apply menthol foam shaving cream to his sunburns and that it totally works to help take the sting out of a bad sunburn.
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Summer has officially arrived in the UK and with it, a whole lot of moaning. With temperatures set to hit 37 degrees – the highest temperature in recorded history – this week, it’s not uncommon to suffer from a sleepless night.Fans are rendered useless, an open window can cause allergy sufferers mayhem and then there’s the issue of what to wear for a night of discomfort.We got some expert advice to find out just how to survive the night without crying yourself to sleep.READ MORE: Soaking in the bath before bedtime helps you sleep better“The ideal temperature for your bedroom is around 18 degrees,” Professor Colin Espie, co-founder of Big Health, creator of Sleepio, and professor of sleep medicine at the University of Oxford commented. “If you get too hot, you may get restless. Too cold and you may struggle to drop off or have bad dreams.”“Air the room by opening a window before going to bed: fresh air will help you sleep because it contains about 20% oxygen, and that’s what we survive on. If a room is stuffy and there is no influx of fresh air, we end up re-breathing our own exhaled air which has reduced oxygen content.”READ MORE: Three in four adults not getting enough sleepFrom eating spicy food (makes no sense, we know) to slathering yourself in aloe vera, here’s a few other options you’d never have thought of.Article updated from a piece previously published in October 2017.
Vitamin D is often thought of as a natural source of energy and happiness, with most people even taking a supplement if they feel they aren’t exposed to the sun often enough. While the sun’s happy effects can brighten our moods and even cause an entire continent to take time out of their day to look up, what is this burning ball of fire doing to our favourite beauty products and treatments?Click through the gallery above to see how the sun is damaging your favourite beauty products, and let us know what you think by tweeting @YahooStyleCA!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
We sometimes become so caught up in which beach in South East Asia or the US we should visit next that we forget what’s on our very own doorstep.Despite having one of the longest coastlines in Europe, we neglect the fact that some of the most breathtaking views, finest sands and unforgettable sunsets are just miles away.And according to a survey by retirement home company McCarthy & Stone, some beaches are more popular than others.After quizzing 2,700 of its customers, it found that almost a fifth (18.5%) favoured the seaside resort of Salcombe in Devon for its sights and activities.Here are the top ten.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Leaving kids home alone during the summer holidays: OK or not?Repelling mosquitoes: Everything you need to knowFestivals, fashion and food: 10 things to do this August
With promise of more sun to come in the UK (and hopefully a holiday abroad for a lot of us), it’s time to begin the age-old quest of finding a sun cream that actually works.The unpredictability of the British weather doesn’t help. One minute, we’re overheating with a nationwide search for fans. The next, we’re wrapping up in jumpers and praying that the office air con would just break.We’ve tried and tested a range of sunscreens – from high-end to high street – for a variety of tasks including the usual sunbathing and even a day-long bike ride.Here are the ultimate products that’ll stop you from burning this summer.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:These horrifying sunburn photos will make you stock up on sunscreen fastWhat does the SPF number on your sun cream actually mean?The big-brand sun cream not living up to its SPF claims
With the first heatwave of the year well underway, it’s guaranteed that a good portion of us are already burnt.For no matter how many times someone lectures you on wearing suncream, you will ignore them in an effort to get a tan. And thus face the consequences.While most of us are used to the odd shoulder, nose and back burn, some people are taking sunburn to the next level.From insanely red faces to truly disgusting blisters along with the weirdest tan lines you will ever see, here are 15 reasons why you should slather yourself in cream right now.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:12 hot weather hacks from people used to the heatWhy do I swell up in the heat? 5 ways to reduce heat oedema this summerHeatwave essentials: 9 products you need to survive the sun
With the UK in the midst of its first heatwave of the year, your skin, hair, hands and feet are probably screaming out for some extra TLC.Luckily, there are plenty of sun-protecting products that will solve all those humidity woes. From the perfect de-frizzing hair spray to that all-important cooling mist, here are your 2017 summer beauty essentials.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:DIY light therapy: Can it really clear your skin and rid you of spots?Got hay fever? It could also be affecting your mouthThe big-brand sun cream not living up to its SPF claims
November is upon us. In other words, the nights are drawing in and the mercury is unfortunately heading south. But all is not lost for sun seekers. From the Canaries to the Balearics, there are still places to get some sunshine this winter without having to travel too far. Here’s our pick of the best places to warm the cockles that are no more than a five-hour flight away.
Alien life has been hard to find so far, but two scientists, EF Borra and E Trottier, say that there could be a possible cause behind some unusual signals they observed. In their recently submitted study, the astronomers, from Canada's
When temperatures hit beyond 30C, it can be hard to believe you’re in London and not the Mediterranean. But where to go? Instead of fanning yourself in the shadiest part of the house, get out there and take advantage of those rays. 6 Ways To Make Water Taste Nicer Parents Warned Not To Cover Baby Buggies With Blankets