Before we start with this article, and show you how to make the best homemade sunscreen, you should know that most sunscreens contain toxic ingredients or endocrine disrupting chemicals that in many cases may actually promote skin cancer growth and free radical production in the body.
The experts say that many people around the world are actually Vitamin D deficient, which means that lack of sun exposure is a much bigger problem than too much exposure. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to many types of cancers including the deadliest types of breast cancer. Lack of Vitamin D has also been linked to problems during pregnancy including pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, premature labor, and more. So, you need sun, and you also need good sun protection, right?
As we said, most conventional sunscreen can be full of harmful chemicals and toxins. This means one thing – you should definitely try this homemade sunscreen recipe! Not only does it protect your skin from getting burnt, but also nourishes and hydrates your skin with essential vitamins and nutrients! This homemade sunscreen recipe is very simple and easy to make. You just have to follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do:
Homemade Natural Sunscreen – RECIPE
You will need the following ingredients
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon beeswax
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil
- 5 drops of essential oil of your choice
Here’s what you need to do. It’s very simple: you just have to put all ingredients in a glass container, which is in a pot of boiling water – so the ingredients can melt and mix well. After that, you should remove it from heat and let it cool to room temperature. Note: you can also add your favorite essential oil. After that, you should transfer the mixture into a wide-mouthed container with a lid.The sunscreen will be much thicker, when it cools. And make sure you store your sunscreen in a cool, dry place or in the refrigerator. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank you and take care!