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Sunscreen Recipe with Essential Oils

Sunscreen Recipe with Essential Oils


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.


Other recipes:

The simplest sunscreen is to just use coconut oil- it has so many health benefits and nourishes the skin. 


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