How to Apply Aloe Vera to Your Own Back

If you find yourself in this situation and cannot find or afford a back-buddy. Here Is an article just for you!

Steps

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    Take a clean spatula.
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    Take a clean facecloth folded and a clean rag to tie the facecloth to the spatula.Fold it in half. A bandanna could also work.
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    Put clean washcloth on flipping side of spatula then take clean rag and tie across the back of spatula.
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    Take the bottom corner and tie to previous knot, make sure its tied tight enough to stick. This knot is necessary for the washcloth to stay on
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    Put aloe vera on flipping slide of spatula in a couple of squirts then rub lightly over the cloth side
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    Take your arm to put it down your back, it may be helpful to use a long mirror to help guide you to cover the area
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    Repeat until the area is all covered

Tips

  • stick with clean materials since this is a skin infection and may get worse if you use anything dirty
  • wash cloths with every use
  • may be helpful to use to put sunscreen on to prevent this or use a spray on sunscreen

Warnings

  • if you use the spatula on your own it may irritate your skin
  • stay away from using cloths and spatula from anything washed or exposed to anything that may irritate your skin
  • take time when doing this, you want it all covered

Things You'll Need

  • clean spatula
  • clean rag, or bandanna
  • clean washcloth
  • aloe vera lotion
  • long mirror
  • aspirin
  • privacy

Article Info

Categories: Conditions and Treatments