Want the fast answer for how to get rid of a sunburn? Don’t get one – sun burns happen when your skin is unexposed to UV radiation from the sun. You’ve got ample opportunities to avoid that with basic skin care, like a broad spectrum sunblock and protective clothing.
You may burn without them, and increase your risk of skin cancers carcinoma and melanoma, which can be very aggressive.
Of course, you’re reading this article for sunburn relief. Relax – we all burn from time to time. You can get rid of a sunburn with proper care, including a cold compress and ointment or gel with menthol or aloe.