after sun or moisturiser: which is best for sunburn?

Sun protection keeps your skin looking its very best.

Even with the best intentions, it’s easy to forget to reapply your SPF and that can result in painful sunburn. Having a luxurious after sun on hand can make all the difference. An after sun lotion or soothing body butter nourishes your skin after a day in the sun. Making after sun part of your daily routine on holidays, or just whenever out in the sun, can increase the chances of keeping your skin-loving healthy glow.
We have some helpful reminders if things go really wrong and your skin needs some serious soothing …

What is the difference between after sun and moisturiser?

After sun acts a lot like a moisturiser – providing the same basic function of rehydrating your skin after too much exposure to UV rays. The difference is that After Sun is especially designed to be used after direct sun exposure, meaning that they include soothing ingredients, like aloe vera, shea butter, silk proteins, mango fruit extract and many other, skin loving indulgent ingredients. It will not only restore your skin but leave you with a soft, silky touch.

What types of After Sun can I use?

For all year round pampering
Indulgent Hawaiian Tropic After Sun Body Butter has an exotic coconut scent, contains shea butter and provides up to 12 hours of moisturisation, giving your skin a gorgeous smell and a silky smooth feeling. It also makes a great body moisturiser whatever the time of year.

For a cooling effect
Specially designed to be cooling and hydrating, Hawaiian Tropic After Sun Cooling Aloe Gel containing gentle aloe vera is perfect for those days when your skin is flaring up, with botanical extracts and vitamin E to reduce the heat on your skin.

For intense hydration
Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration After Sun gently moisturises sun-kissed skin after a long day of sunbathing, with aloe gel, as well as a fresh coconut papaya fragrance, to give your skin its finishing touches. Its unique dual ribbon formula with silk proteins provides 24-hour hydration and recovery.

Find out more about the benefits of after sun