Skin-Surviving Remedies For The Outdoors

Heal minor cuts and get rid of itchiness with these remedies available right in your home! Whether you are outdoors hiking or you have children that get into a little accident here are some helpful tips to get you through it.

Oatmeal is filled with anti-oxidants to help relieve itchy skin that can be caused from something such as poison ivy. The anti-inflammatory oatmeal contains is also beneficial to reduce the swelling and redness from an injury.

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that is found in medicine like Benadryl. Taking this over-the-counter drug helps reduce any itchiness and redness as well.

Petroleum Jelly (also known as vasaline) when applied to a minor cut, it acts as a protective barrier from bacteria that can infect a wound. This perfect in case you run out of band aids at home.

Lastly be sure to safe outdoors!