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After sun from pharmacy?

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After sun from pharmacy?

Hi

In 2009 I went too albuferia with familyand whilst there I got sun burnt. Long story short the cafe we used too go in (near the dom pancho hotel) I think it was dutch, the lady told me too go too the chemist and get this lotion for my sunburn and it worked miracles!

It was a bit like calamine lotion in colour and was in a glass bottle, Does anyone know what this could of been because i cannot remember myself

thanks

Ste

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1. Re: After sun from pharmacy?

Can't help you with that one, but the best sunburn product I ever bought was Solarcaine. It's for sale in the UK (not here).

But even better to use a high factor sun lotion, you'll get a tan anyway!

Edited: 28 May 2013, 17:56
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2. Re: After sun from pharmacy?

It may well have been a variation of calamine lotion. If it was clear I would have said witch hazel, but apparently not. May have been a steroidal cream containing something like cortisone. Just throwing a few ideas around.

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3. Re: After sun from pharmacy?

Caladryl? Calamine lotion with calming, anti-itch and anaesthetic properties, or something like that.

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4. Re: After sun from pharmacy?

Yes that's it! caladryl, Thank you :)

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5. Re: After sun from pharmacy?

You're welcome. It is very good but hope you won't need it. Enjoy your holiday.

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