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100 Sunburn Captions for After that Time in the Sun


Not every day in the sun goes exactly to plan. But for those days when maybe you got a bit red, we have gathered all the best sunburn captions for Instagram for your next post. We have also included the best sunburn quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Sunburn Captions for Instagram

  • Summer is here, so don’t miss to sunburn.
  • Two weeks of killer sunburn is worth a lifetime of being gorgeous.
  • My daily motivation: Every hot day is one step closer to a PSL.
  • No shame about that.
  • Have a sunburn weekend to you all.
  • Sunshine is the best medicine. Til it’s not.
  • Don’t mind my resting beach face.
  • Right before I got burned.
  • My weekend plans apparently included a sunburn.
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  • Living on island time.
  • Happiness is sand between my toes and a sunburn on my nose.
  • Getting sunburnt.
  • It’s a sunny Sunday, so sunburn is the key.
  • A sunburn is very becoming, but only when it is even.
  • Tan lines, salt in my hair, sand in my toes: Paradise.
  • Got a little burnt, but had a blast.
  • Summertime, burning time.
  • If you’re not barefoot, you’re overdressed.
  • Just because it’s sunny doesn’t mean you have to get burnt!
  • It’s time to be alive. #sunburn
  • And this is the first burn of the Summer.
Blue skies with summer Instagram captions
  • When the sun is out, and you’re not wearing sunscreen.
  • Sunburns happen when you’re too hard on yourself.
  • Sunburned in the best way possible.
  • Our skin is telling us it needs a break from being out in the sun.
  • I’m a little sunburned this weekend
  • A little dose of vitamin D is exactly what you need after a long, lazy summer weekend.
  • If I’m not careful, this may just be the worst sunburn of my life.
  • My tan lines after this day are staying.
  • When you look like a burn victim who just escaped from prison.
  • Sunburns are one of life’s little pleasures.
  • I’m so bright, I even burn in the dark.
  • Nothing like a relaxing sunburn day.
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  • Yeah, we’re all in the same boat.
  • When the sun shines, it’s your chance to glow—literally.
  • We’re all just one sunburn away from the perfect California beach day.
  • Last night I got the sunburn selfie you’ve been waiting for.
  • Hey there. Looking good today, huh?
  • I’m going to get a little sun. My face is already red, can you tell?
  • When you’ve been out in the sun for too long and you’ve got a red face
  • You only need one product to make your skin glow. It’s sunscreen.
  • It’s all fun and games until your skin catches on fire.
  • I’m really mad at whoever invented the sunburn.
  • But she got a tan and I got a sunburn.
  • Sunburn: Smell the sea and feel the sky.
  • It’s a Ginger thing.
  • A moment of silence for those who sunburn instead of tan.
  • Don’t forget to burn yourself.
  • I don’t know what’s hotter, me or my sunburn?
  • Enjoying the sun, burning the body.
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  • Sunburn is not pain; it’s hanging out with friends.
  • Beach hair, don’t care!
  • I need a six-month vacation once a year.
  • Another day of sunburn.
  • Can someone please give summer a speeding ticket?
  • Vacation mode: On.
  • Getting my daily dose of Vitamin Sea.
  • The sun had already cooked me up for lunch
  • Can you tell I forgot to pack sunscreen?
  • I’m rocking that Neapoli-TAN.
  • When you’re sunburned and your bae is giving you a look.
  • A little burn never hurt anyone.
  • Colorful smiles with a colorful soul.
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  • When you’re enjoying the sun but it’s too hot
  • Hey fellow sunburned people, we’re all right here with you.
  • Don’t be afraid to let your sun-kissed self shine through.
  • I’m somehow fine to be burnt to a crisp.
  • Feels like I’m on fire but it’s just my skin.
  • If you’re going to get one skin cancer, might as well get two.
  • Beautiful ocean (excuse my sunburn).
  • Hey, buddy. Let’s not jump to conclusions here. The sunburn might be just a sunburn.
  • What I’m wearing: a sunburn and sunblock.
  • Hey, we’re all better looking with a little color on our cheeks.
  • Holiday and sunburn on my mind.
Person with beach hair Instagram captions
  • Bye weekend. You gave me a sunburn, but that’s okay.
  • Hey, this is my first sunburn.
  • Enjoy the sun, but stay cool. Sunburn is not a good look
  • Your skin is the best sunburn defense.
  • All the pretty in the world. And a little redness on my cheek
  • From one sunburn to another: You are beautiful when you’re rosy.
  • It’s sunny outside, but we’re still a little burned.
  • I’m a little burnt right now, but I’m still enjoying this weather.
  • Can you spot the burn on my face??
  • Forgot the power of the sun.
  • Had a little too much fun in the sun.
  • Tan lines may fade, but friends are forever.
  • Sunburned selfie on a sunny balcony.
  • The sunburn was worth it.
  • Find me in the waves.
  • The whole process of my summer body.
  • Vacation, beach, sunburn, repeat.
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  • Life’s a beach.
  • I don’t know what’s hotter, me or my sunburn?
  • Beach you to it.
  • Take a cold shower, then burn yourself.
  • Laugh. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen.
  • I just don’t think there’s a sunscreen that gives you enough protection.
  • My BFF is the A/C unit.
  • Unplanned holidays burning time
  • Eat, drink and be pink.
  • The sun is burning so it’s time for a selfie.
Person with funny pool captions
  • When you catch a glimpse of the sun and it feels like you’re going to melt
  • Beach vacation, plenty of white sand, blue water, and a little sunburn.
  • When your skin feels like a sunburn and you’re not sure what to do about it.
  • She’s got a pretty sunburn, but she’s still smiling like a boss.
  • A little bit of Summer here.
  • The best way to cure a sunburn is to put on lots of sunscreens.
  • So lovely was the burning time.
  • When your day starts off sunny, it’s only a matter of time before you get burnt.
  • I’m not sure if I should be mad or happy there’s a sunburn on my thigh.
  • Soaking up every second of summer.
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  • Summer on the beach has arrived.
  • Yeah, my skin is on fire, but it’s so worth it!
  • You can’t see the burn, but your face is pretty red
  • On such a hot day, it’s not very hard to get sunburn.
  • Suntan lotion is ready, but I’m going to wait until tomorrow.
  • I caught the sun and got sunburnt.
  • Sunburn is nature’s way of saying, “Hello, I’m here for you.”
  • Beware the sun, but still, be bold.
  • A little sunburn never hurt anyone
  • Last night I got the sunburn selfie you’ve been waiting for.
  • You look like you’re on vacation
  • You can’t sit with a sunburned face, so you might as well stare at a sunset while wearing sunglasses

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Sunny Day Quotes, Short Sunlight Quotes, Sunray Quotes, Short Sunshine Quotes and Sun and Moon Quotes.

Short Captions About Sunburns

  • Every sunburn has a story.
  • Got the worst sunburn.
  • See you at sunburn.
  • Peeling’ like a sunburn.
  • Friends and burns.
  • Smelling of the Sun.
  • Winter who?
  • Help me, I’m peeling.
  • I don’t tan, I burn.
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  • Wellness time after sunburn.
  • Paradise found.
  • Tropic like it’s hot!
  • Sunburn on the boat.
  • The sun and me don’t mix well.
  • Life is better in a bikini.
  • Giving in to pier pressure.
  • Things are going swimmingly.
  • Just shedding my skin.
  • When the sun hit me up.
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  • Beach bum.
  • Poolside fun and sunburn.
  • I don’t tan; I just burn.
  • Get your skin on this side of suntan.
  • Had a great burn day.
  • It’s time for burn age!
  • Catching sunstroke.
  • Smiling through the sunburn.
  • Find me under the hat.
Person with funny sunshine captions
  • Sunburn is in progress.
  • My sunburn says I love you.
  • It’s all about the sun
  • Sunburn, freckles, and dark circles.
  • Hurting but feeling better.
  • It’s not the heat, it’s you.
  • When you’re feeling a little bit burnt.
  • Sunscreen is your best friend.
  • Waking up to the worst sunburn ever.

Short Sunburn Quotes for Instagram

“When it’s sunny, you’re golden.” – Marilyn Monroe

“We thread our way through a moving forest of ice-cream cones and crimson thighs.” ― Jean-Dominique Bauby

“burn, baby, margarita burn” ― Marnie Hanel

“All I notice is freckles and sunburn.” ― Tony Hillerman

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“Why are you laying with your face in the sand?” I made sure all the laughter was out of me before I rolled over. “I think it helps sunburn.” I said.” ― Audrey Couloumbis

“Sunscreen, in the world of beauty, is the ultimate in adulting.” – Emily Weiss

“The sun sucks. I used to love the sun, but now I hate it because it just wants to kill everything.” – Amber Liu

“This is hard to admit, but historically, I haven’t worn sunscreen. I know – not good.” – Emily Weiss

“If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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“I can only be in the sun for 15 minutes before burning.” – Julianne Moore

“The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn.” – John Wesley

So that is our list of Instagram Quotes for Sunburns and Captions for Sunburns. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your sunburn photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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