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Natural Sunscreen

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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Avocado Oil You can also use sunflower oil or Raspberry seed oil
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 2 Ounces Shea Butter or Cocoa Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Beeswax pellets Optional (You can add more for a thicker lotion or stick type lotion
  • 2 Ounces Non Nano Zinc Oxide Use 20% of weight of other ingredients to make it 20spf
  • 2 Tablespoons Aloe gel Use at least 50% aloe
  • 10-15 drops Essential oil Optional - Do not use citrus smells

Instructions

  • In a double boiler, melt coconut oil, shea butter (oil cocoa butter), beeswax pellets
  • Once melted, allow to cool for 5-10 minutes
  • Add Aloe gel and zinc oxide and combine well
  • Once combined, add the optional essential oils
  • Store in a glass jar or silicone bottles

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Notes

This recipe is very forgiving.  You can swap out ingredients to get the desired consistency. 
It is very important to use Non Nano Zinc Oxide
Do not use citrus essential oils, they can cause you to burn,
For zinc oxide, use a 10-30% of the weight of the oil mixture.  10% will make the sunscreen 10spf whereas 30% will make it 30spf.  It is not recommended to go higher than 30%
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