It depends what caused the burn to determine what will help cure it. If the burn was caused by heat which is most common you can place the area that you burned in cool clean water to help with the pain. You can place a cool rag on the burn to reduce swelling if it is severe you may want to seek medical attention. You do not want to apply butter or lotions to burnt skin. Other types of burns would have different remedies like electrical burns and chemical burns. In most cases you really want to seek medical attention because they require special treatment.