Honey is hailed as a helpful healer for a variety of ills -- including sunburn pain.

Honey is antibacterial and multiple studies have shown that honey can help to heal wounds, Because of this, applying honey to a sunburn could help the skin re-epithelize (grow new epithelial skin cells).

Manuka honey is recommended in particular because of its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Source on natural sunburn remedies:HuffingtonPost.com.