1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

sun burn

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Aug 9, 2004.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    if a person has bad sun burn, is it ok to put an ice pack on it?
  2. think you be better off get a spay or cream for sunburn....man start wareing that sunblock ...i do after the doc had to lazer off some skin cancer's.
  3. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    Aloe Vera Gel is great and really relieves the burn.
    However, if you can't afford sunblock, you probably won't be able to afford this.... ;)
  4. GBCS

    GBCS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 93

    After he collects on that $300 he should be able to afford it. :D
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I use both Gels and sprays to take care of sunburn, mostly contains Aloe...but man is it expensive. I was thinking of just growing my own Aloe plants
  6. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,306

    I usually put sun screen on my shoulders, back of neck and my face, thats where I usually burn, I put it on before I head out to work that way it kinda "soaks" into my skin and stuff won't cling to it while I work, otherwise I don't burn, try to get a nice tan:)

  7. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    my wife yells at me for not putting sunscreen on, but I have tried it before and I am caked with dust and dirt by the end of the day because it sticks to the lotion.
    As she says, its better to be dirty than to have cancer. But I still won't use sunscreen. After the first burn of the season, I don't burn anymore after then, seriously
  8. Big Lew

    Big Lew LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Messages: 34

    I also have skin cancer.....The Dr recommends only one thing and that is NO Sun.....none.....if your cutting grass....wear a large hat and cover yourself with the lightest clothing to stay cool....they even want you to buy special clothing. I go every 6 months for a whole body chk up and I have also had a malignant tumor removed about 5 yrs ago,,,,had nothing to do with the skin cancer,,,,two different types of cancer here,,anyway,,got the skin cancer from long days on the flight deck of a carrier without a shirt (many years ago)......its no fun to be cut up every 6 months or so,,,,so do protect yourself....take it from one who knows.
    ><> God Bless
  9. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    for some reason I never burn.......... I have one hell of a farmers tan though;)
  10. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    LMAO...don't we all.

Share This Page