ESSENTIAL OILS TO ADD TO COCONUT OIL FOR SUN PROTECTION.
Please be aware that commercial sunscreens are very toxic.
For extended sunbathing, consider adding zinc to these formulas.
2 oz coconut oil (fractionated if you wish for it to stay liquid in cool temperatures) or organic cooking coconut oil.
Most Popular Sunscreen Recipe:
Helichrysum - 4 drops, blocks ultra violet/sunscreen
Patchouli - 10 drops, blocks ultra violet(can omit if distasteful to you)
Myrrh - 5 drops ,skin conditioner
Carrot seed - 20 drops, deepens tanning/pigment
Lavender Sunscreen: Mix 4 ounces coconut oil with 10-30 drops of Lavender Essential oil.
Sunscreen Sesame Mix: 1 ounce sesame oil, coconut oil or olive oil, 10 drops Helichrysum, 5 drops Lavender and 3 drops Chamomile.
Natural Sunscreen: 2 ounces sesame oil, 2 ounces Aloe Vera Gel, 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil and 24 drops Lavender Oil. Combine ingredients. Shake well before using.
Myrrh Sunscreen: Mix 20 drops of Myrrh into coconut oil.
Avocado Oil Sunblock: Mix 4 ounces of Avocado Oil with 30 drops of Lavender Essential oil. Apply liberally every 3-4 hours or as needed.
The simplest sunscreen is to just use coconut oil- it has so many health benefits and nourishes the skin.
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