5 Cooling Products to Soothe a Sunburn

These innovative beauty products offer the relief you need. 


Dr. Jart+ Every Day Sun Soothing Gel


Made with 81 percent aloe water and 10 percent soothing cypress water, this light gel relieves sunburns on contact. It also contains cooling xylitol and peppermint to help tame warm, sunburnt skin.

To buy: $32; sephora.com.

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COOLA Environmental Repair Plus Radical Recovery After Sun Lotion


Organic agave is the miracle ingredient in this sunburn soother—it helps lock in moisture, promotes collagen production to repair damaged skin, and relieves the red, itchy feeling.

To buy: $32; sephora.com.

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Epicuren Aloe Vera Calming Gel


Made with a mix of aloe, cucumber, and green tea, this light moisturizing gel is a triple threat against red, inflamed skin. Wear it every day or smooth it over sun-kissed skin to cool down.

To buy: $25; epicuren.com.

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TONYMOLY Magic Food Cucumber Water Gel


This vegetable-infused gel moisturizer has the same hydrating properties as cucumber water. Plus, it’s lightweight and sinks in, so no sticky feeling is left behind.

To buy: $9; ulta.com.

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Ulta After Sun Aloe Vera Recovery Gel


Along with the usual soothing culprits—aloe, green tea, and vitamin E—there’s peppermint to cool and chamomile and algae to calm skin. The lightweight moisture is also great for everyday use.

To buy: $7; ulta.com.

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