Hate getting sunburned but also don't want to slather yourself in the chemicals found in most sunscreen? Me either! That's why I put together this super easy essential oil sunscreen made with just 4 ingredients. Check it out & finally enjoy the outdoors worry free!

love the outdoors but hate the dreaded sunburn?

Me too!

But most sunscreens are just bottled toxins, and slathering my family in chemicals wasn’t exactly something I wanted to do. So the search for a natural sunscreen began….and then the sticker shock hit. I mean really, why does all the healthier stuff have to be so expensive?!

So…DIY it is!

This safe essential oil sunscreen is 4 ingredients and SO easy to make. You’ll love it!

1/4 Cup Coconut Oil

1/4 Cup Shea Butter

2 Tbs Zinc Oxide Powder

20 Drops Essential Oils (10 Helichrysum and 10 Myrhh)

 

Mix all ingredients together and store in a dark glass container if there’s any left over. Have a big family? Just double or triple the recipe as needed.

Hate getting sunburned but also don't want to slather yourself in the chemicals found in most sunscreen? Me either! That's why I put together this super easy essential oil sunscreen made with just 4 ingredients. Check it out & finally enjoy the outdoors worry free!

Supplies You’ll Need to Make This Essential Oil Sunscreen

2, 8 oz Brown Glass Bottles with Pump

These dark glass bottles are great for so many DIY essential oil products. From homemade cleaning products to do-it-yourself beauty and personal care items, they are so useful. I like to have a few empty ones around the house for those last minute essential oil recipes I decide to make.

Organic Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has soo many uses in our house. In this essential oil sunscreen recipe, it provides a skin-nourishing base that’s non-toxic and the perfect carrier oil.

Organic Unrefined Shea Butter

Shea butter is right up there with coconut oil when it comes to its skin-nourishing properties. It’s also an excellent carrier oil and base for homemade sunscreen.

Zinc Oxide Food Grade Powder

Together with the sun-protective essential oils we’ve chosen, the zinc oxide is where you get your SPF protection!

100% Pure Essential Oils

Helichrysum essential oil has natural anti-inflammatory, astringent and antiseptic properties on top of its being a natural sun protectant. Myhrr is fantastic as well with many healing properties.

When it comes to essential oils, I always recommend sticking with a reputable company that provides testing for EVERY batch of oils. You also want to make sure you’re getting pure, unadulterated and undiluted essential oils. The company I trust and recommend is Rocky Mountain Essential Oils.

P.S. I’m an affiliate for these products because I love them and trust their purity!

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