Summer rash can be a very frustrating experience. The constant tingling sensation on your skin and the aggressive urge to itch can make you go crazy. For that reason, here is everything you need to know about how to prevent skin rashes in summer.

During the harshest summer months, you may experience rashes on your hands, neck, legs, feet or back. Uncomfortable and constant itching can occur in the evenings or at night to disturb your sleep.

If this is the case, you should know that heat rashes happen to both adults and children. Heat rashes may include prickly heat, miliaria crystallina, or other irritating, but not serious skin conditions.

Why am I experiencing skin rashes?

Summer rashes occur when perspiration cannot escape the microscopic sweat ducts on your skin. The moisture is unable to evaporate and this causes inflammation and reddened skin, irritation and itching.

Heat ration develops on areas of your skin that come into friction with clothes, or on your hands and calves, thighs, back or neck. It also occurs on spots where there are folds in your skin like armpits and joints.

So, here’s how to get rid of heat rash quickly this summer. Starting with what you should STOP doing.

Ways you can prevent skin rashes during summer?

  • Do not wear too many layers of clothes
  • Avoid body fitting clothes
  • Stay out of the sun during the afternoons
  • Sleep in an area that is ventilated and cool
  • Prevent sweating, carry a light-material handkerchief to wipe perspiration.

How to get relief from skin rashes at home…

If driving to work, dropping children to school or spending time outdoors is part of your daily routine, you have a higher chance of contracting skin rashes. Here is how to get rid of heat rash quickly and at home without much effort.

Some age old home remedies for summer rashes are:

Apply a cold compress

Apply a cold cloth or wash the affected area with cool water. Water has a marvelous effect of soothing the burning and itching sensation of a summer rash. You could alternatively take a long and cool shower in cold water to get instant relief. Do not apply ice directly to your skin. This will not work.

Apply a tin layer of coconut oil

Coconut oil has natural antiseptic, moisturizer and anti-inflammatory properties. Massage the skin with a tiny amount of coconut oil an hour before a shower.

Apple cider vinegar

Get rid of summer rashes on your scalp caused by the heat by applying apple cider vinegar as it is, or diluted in water to your scalp while taking a shower. Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the bonus of being anti-microbial. The apple cider vinegar rebalances the pH of your skin.

Baking Soda and cool water

Want to get rid of summer rashes? Add two heaped tablespoons of baking soda to a large bowl of clear and cool water. Stir until it is completely dissolved. Take a clean cotton cloth and soak it into the water. Apply this cloth to your skin and then repeat the process every few seconds.

Tea tree oil

The Tea tree is a miraculous plant, its leaves having anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. It is an ancient medicine that has been used by the indeginous aborigines of Australia since endless generations. Two drops of Tea Tree oil can be added to your moisturizer and then applied to the affected area.

Can Homeopathy be used for heat rashes?

Studies have shown that homeopathy is the best treatment for summer rashes and chronic itchiness. The best aspect about Homeopathy is that it does not have side effects, and is made from ingredients completely found in nature. It addresses the rashes at the root cause, and builds immunity against future outbreaks. Here’s how to cure skin rashes in summer.

Sunny Herbals Aloevera Calendula Bathing Bar

A refreshing shower is the best way to wash away the heat of a hot summer day. For a natural glow all day long, try Sunny Herbals Aloevera Calendula Bathing BarIt soothes, refreshes and moisturizes the skin, lending it an exhilarating freshness and all day protection. Aloevera Calendula Bathing Bar protects the skin from sunburn and supplements the skin with Vitamin E making it soft and supple.

Bakson Formula D Tablets

Bakson Homeopathic Formula D Tablets is the perfect supplement to take during the summer months. If you experience allergies, rashes, hives and dryness due to harsh temperature, Formula D tablets can reduce inflammation, and act as an anti-allergic. Formula D tablets also treat other skin conditions related to the summer.

If you want fresh feeling and soothed skin this summer, explore Bakson Homeopathy and its wide selection of natural medicines, supplements and ointments such as Bakson Homeopathic Formula D Tablets