It's also important to cool the skin down, says Friedman but skip the shower – the continual blast of water on your scorched skin will not feel good. "I suggest taking a bath to cool down the skin gently," Friedman says. Also skip the soap, which will dry skin out even more. Instead, add a few scoops of baking soda to your bath. It's cooling and helps your skin retain moisture.
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