We aren’t. Not even a little. We are currently in the process of moving and right now we’re in an all hands on deck mode. However, before summer hits I want to share this super easy sunscreen that we love.
My daughter has eczema pretty bad on her arms and legs. So my goal was to make a sunscreen that not only protected us from UV rays but also moisturized her skin at the same time. This works like a charm.
Homemade All-Natural Moisturizing Sunscreen
DIY & Handmade
This all natural sun screen protects your skin while moisturizing your skin at the same time.
1/3 cup of coconut oil
1/4 cup of shea butter
1/4 cup bees wax
2 heaping tbsp of non-nano zinc oxide
1. In a double broiler melt the coconut oil, shea butter, and bees wax.
2. Let it cool slightly for 2-3 minutes. Then stir in the non-nano zinc oxide.
3. Add the mixture to a wide mouth mason jar. You're good to go!
This sunscreen does has a lower SPF. But that doesn't bother us because we want our kids to still get the benefits of vitamin D.
A little bit goes a long way.
It stays on well in the water. But you may need to reapply after you dry off with a towel.
Non-nano zinc oxide is a powdered mineral that sits on top of your skin. It is a natural, safe, and effective barrier against UV rays.
I highly recommend testing on a small part of your body with sun exposure, before spending all day in the direct sunlight.