Summer is here. The sun is out which means you might be spending a lot of time in the sun. We want you to have a great and safe summer by protecting yours and your loved ones’ skin. This summer help protect your skin by using an all natural sunscreen made with some essential oils. We have two natural sunscreen recipes that you can try this summer.

Naturally Sunscreen DYI 1

Ingredients:

*1/2 Cup olive oil

*1/4 Cup fractionate coconut oil

*1/4 Cup Beeswax

*2 Tablespoons Shea Butter

*2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide (Adding additional will increase the SPF)

*1 Teaspoon Vitamin E

*12 drops helichrysum essential oil

Add all the ingredients in a medium size glass bowl except the Zinc Oxide and helichrysum. Fill a medium saucepan with a couple of inches of water and place it over medium heat. Next Place the glass bowl on top of the saucepan. As the ingredients start to melt, stir it occasionally. Once the ingredients is fully melted, remove it from the heat and let it cool for 3 minutes. Then add the drops of Zinc Oxide and helichrysum and stir well. Pour into a mason jar and store in a refrigerator. Use it within six months.

 

Naturally Sunscreen DYI 2

Ingredients:

*1 Tube spa hand and body lotion

*12 Drops of helichrysum essential oil

*2 Tablespoons of Zinc Oxide

Add ingredients to an 8-10 once empty lotion bottle. Mix well by stirring it or shake vigorously.
*Note: These recipes are roughly SPF 20 and are not suitable for SPF protection during water-related activities.