sunburn relief

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  1. camper

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    With the sudden drop of the temperature I had to retire to a local bar for a warm up.Chatting to my brother, he told me of a helpful little trick somebody showed him in India when he got his legs badly sunburned.Another traveller told him to put toothpaste on his legs!He had colgate with him and desperate for relief tried it with fantastic soothing within minutes.
    I don't know what a doctor might say but he was dead chuffed at the instant pain relief and the lack of symptoms afterwards.
    It's supposed to good for scalds as well but not if the skin is broken.
    Thought this might be helpful.
     
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    Bet his legs were whiter than white when he got home.

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    And Minty Fresh :BigGrin:
     
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    Did he have a "Ring" of confidence ? :BigGrin:
     
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    Definitely got rid of his sun tan now def white
     
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    I was told a similar tale about toothpaste on the most sensitive part of the female anatomy but I wont go into that.:Blush:
     
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    Do you get sunburn there ?
     
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    Must do cos some people think the sun shines out of theirs. :Rofl1: :Rofl1:
     
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    I wonder what that part is as, all the woman's parts are sensitive you don't believe me you make a comment about ANYTHING to do with SWMBO body and see what happens go on try it I dare you, tell her her bum looks big and saggy:Rofl1: 452755.gif
     
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    note of caution

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    great comments everyone!
    Everything you suggest is true for his legs but unfortunately his teeth are all tanned!
     
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    When hubby and I were working in the Middle East (Abu Dhabi & Dubai)we were told to use vinegar and water spray for sunburn (which of course we got first day there:Blush:)Apart from smelling like a chip shop it worked brilliantly, took the sting out straight away.

    Maggie
     
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    I won't rush out and start buying Pepsident by the pallet. The last time i got sunburn in the UK was in 1967.

    Craig
     
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    you don't get much sun in prison ... :Laughing:
     
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    Ooooo, errrrrr, matron!!!!! Go and wash your mouth out with ... toothpaste! :Rofl1:
     

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