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Cool off those burns with a homemade sunburn remedy

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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 4:23 pm

The blistering hot days of summer are among us, which means many will suffer sunburns. If you need something to soothe the pain, make this homemade sunburn soother. Pour one liter of boiled water into a mixing bowl. Add four to five bags of black tea and 10 to 12 fresh mint leaves. Let it steep for 30 minutes while stirring a couple of times. Strain the tea into a spray bottle and store in the fridge. You can the spray onto a sunburn for instant relief. For more information, visit http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/backyard-bbq-tips-and-hacks-1.2373460.


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