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Organic for Everyone Blog™ ~ Health and Wellness

Make Your Own Sunscreen: Safe for You; Safe for the Environment!

Make Your Own Sunscreen: Safe for You; Safe for the Environment!

Outdoor recipe:

Great for camping, hiking, etc.

SPF 15-20 (Modify for your needs!)

Ingredients:

.3 ounces of Beeswax

.8 oz of SHEA-CRED (or just regular Shea)

.83 Organic Coconut Oil

.35 Zinc Oxide

5 drops of Organic Lavender Essential Oil (optional)

5-10 drops of Organic Eucalyptus Essential Oil (optional)

6-8 drops of Organic Rosemary Essential Oil (optional)



In the water recipe:

Totally ocean friendly!

20-30 SPF (Modify for your needs!)

Ingredients:

2 ounces of SHEA-CRED (or shea)

.4 ounces of Zinc Oxide

 

Shortcut Sunscreen:

Following this exact recipe will get you a sunscreen equivalent to around 25-30 SPF.  Note, however, that this recipe has not been tested by the FDA.

(Modify the Zinc Oxide for your needs!)

Ingredients:

½ Organic Lavender Miracle Body Balm (1 once)

1 ounce SHEA-CRED

.4 ounces of Zinc Oxide (about 6 teaspoons)

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