Burns and Aloe Vera

Burns and Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is often used by people to treat burns, especially in the case of sunburn. Many over the counter treatments for sunburn contain aloe vera. Does it help the healing process or not? Several studies have been done on this question, some say yes, some say no,...
Burns and Aloe Vera

Should I pop a burn blister?

You should avoid popping the blister for as long as possible. The blister forms to protect the skin underneath as a kind of cushion. It may well eventually pop on its own, but it should be protected for as long as possible. If popped there is risk of bacteria and dirt...