Sunburn occurs when Sims stay outside in the sun too long. It was introduced with Seasons and with Bon Voyage, where a Sim can get a sunburn on Twikkii Island. It can also occur from prolonged exposure to the sun from sunbathing on the beach.
When a Sim gets a sunburn, their face and portrait turns red.
Sometimes if a Sim is in the sunburned position for too long they will faint and will have suffered heatstroke. This can be resolved in 3 ways:
- Wait for nightfall, when they will cool down.
- Another Sim may bring a glass of water to them, and tip it over them. This cools the Sim down.
- Weather changes also appear to wake Sims with heatstroke
Heatstroke can be avoided by cooling a Sim down once they start over-heating. Give them some lemonade, get them indoors or in the pool. Putting them in a hot tub is not recommended though.
After around 3 days, the sunburned Sim will revert to normal. If it doesn't revert, then the player is experiencing a known bug and the Sim in question will remain burnt forever. The only known remedy is to download a hack, FFSdebugger.