Also to know is, do sunburns turn into tan?
Bad news: Your lobster-like complexion won't miraculously turninto a golden glow. “A burn is nothing more than theskin's response to DNA damage of the skin cells,” says DanWasserman, MD, a dermatologist in Naples, Florida.
Also to know, why does burn turn to tan?
Here's how melanin makes your skin burn ortan: When your skin gets damaged by the sun's rays, it makeseven more melanin to try to protect your skin from being damagedeven more. That causes the skin to change color: Dark-skinnedpeople usually turn darker brown, or tan, when theygo in the sun.
The color and sting of a sunburn go awayin three to 10 days, sometimes to be replaced by peeling.“The sun has caused DNA damage to the [sunburned]skin cells, and the cells commit suicide,” Dr. Nealsays.