How To Treat Bleach Burned Skin

So do you love bleaching your skin? Many of us do and why not, it is the simplest way to get a glowing skin. Although bleaching your skin is not advised on a daily basis, it can be done sometimes. The quality of bleach you are using is very important as there may be a threat of skin burns due to bad quality product. Bleach burns are caused due to the presence of strong chemicals or maybe it was over kept on the skin and sometimes the type of skin may also contribute to this unfortunate situation. Treating bleach burns can be a major issue especially if they are on your face. So if you have ever had this experience and didn’t know how to cure your burned and irritated skin, read on to know how to treat those burns.

Bleach burned skin

1. Cold water
This is the best method to calm your irritated and bleach burned skin. As soon as you feel redness on some patches of your skin, wipe off the left over bleach immediately and flush your face with cold water. Avoid using soap and face washes immediately.

2. Aloe Vera Gel
Massage fresh aloe vera gel on the affected skin. In the absence of Aloe Vera gel, you may also use natural Aloe Vera gel. Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties which help to calm your skin and also heal it soon. Massage your skin with Aloe Vera gel for twice or thrice a day, you’ll get a younger looking skin.

3. Ice cubes
Massaging your skin with ice cubes is the best way to cure your burned skin. Nothing new about this ingredient, it works wonders on red and itching skin. Massage your face twice with ice cubes which would also trigger the blood circulation on face.

4. Potato Peels
You might have heard about this before! Potato peels are being used since ancient ages to treat skin when burned. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties and strong healing power this can be used to cure the bleach affected areas too. Just cover the affected area with a potato peel and repeat this twice a day.

5. Coconut milk
You can directly apply coconut milk on the affected area and leave it for a few minutes. Regularly washing your face or the affected skin with fresh coconut milk will heal your skin soon and also give you a glowing skin.

6. Lavender Oil
Lavender oil has antiseptic property which helps in treating burned skin. Lavender oil is easily available in the market and if you apply the lavender oil to the burned skin immediately, it would help to treat the skin faster without leaving any scares behind. If a large area of the skin is affected, keep applying lavender oil after every few hours with the help of a cotton ball.

7. Turmeric and yogurt
This is the universal homemade pack used by all of us to treat burned or irritated skin. Immediately applying the paste would help to calm the burned skin. Yogurt heaps to soothe the skin wile turmeric has good healing property which would not leave any marks or scares behind.

8. Stay away from sunlight
Once your skin has burned due to any reason, there are more chances that they may lead to another skin problem. Sunlight in any case is not good for your burned skin, so you need to be extra cautious while stepping out in the sun. Do not forget to apply sunscreen with good SPF.

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9 thoughts on “How To Treat Bleach Burned Skin

  1. This happens to me every time I bleach my skin, thanks for the tips Rima, even though I don’t bleach anymore 🙂

  2. Awesome tips Rima, I once had this problem, I immediately rubbed ice on the afected area after which I applied chandan face pack on my skin. That really helped me get rid of the scars too!

  3. I had bleached my skin two days back….It has been two days i am obseving,initially my skin got red and now it is turning black…i have my marriage after 15 days….please help me….

  4. I used to bleach on my upper lip. but now my upper lip become ver dark than my skin. how can I remove this? please help me 😞

  5. Hi rima , I bleached my face a year ago and it turned into black patches. For 1 year now I’ve tried so many things but dont help . Please advise me what I can use on my face to remove these marks. Thanks

  6. Hello, you probably used a strong bleach and it burnt your face skin.. Now you need gentle exfoliation/scrubbing to remove off the dead cells but do it very carefully..
    I’ll advise milk and honey as that is the best combination..

    Hope it helps you

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