Did you know that many store-bought sunscreens are loaded with chemicals? These chemicals are not only harmful, but downright toxic to the body.
According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), some of these chemicals (such as oxybenzone – which is found in 80% of chemical sunscreens) disrupt hormones and cause allergies, while other chemicals (such as retinol or retinyl palmitate) may actually speed the development of skin cancer.
How to Make Your Own Sunscreen
Making your own sunscreen is easier than you think. Here are 15 easy, homemade sunscreen recipes and DIY sunburn relief options to keep you protected all summer long from the sun.
Homemade Sunscreen Recipes
DIY Easy Sunscreen by Scratch Mommy
Homemade Non-Toxic Coconut Oil Sunscreen by Delicious Obsessions
How to Make Non-Toxic Homemade Sunscreen by Mommypotamus
Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars by Mommypotamus
Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars by Homemade Mommy
DIY Natural Sunscreen by The Humbled Homemaker
How to Make Natural Sunscreen Sticks by Health Extremist
Coconut Oil Sunscreen by Health Extremist
Natural Oils for Sun Protection by Hybrid Rasta Mama
DIY Sunscreen by Real Food Outlaws
Homemade DIY Non-Toxic Sunscreen by The Crunchy Moose
DIY Sun Relief
DIY Sun Relief Spray by Don’t Mess with Mama
Coconut Oil After-Sun Body Lotion by Hybrid Rasta Mama
Soothing Sunburn Relief Spray by Live Simply
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