Make Your Own Natural Sunscreen!

Store-bought sunscreen can have harmful chemicals like these:

  • Oxybenzone – a chemical that blocks natural hormones in your body
  • Retinol palmitate – which can be harmful to sensitive skin
  • Methoxycinnamate or Octinoxate
  • Padimate O/PABA

For more information about which sunscreens are okay and which are harmful check out this sunscreen guide.

If you don’t like spreading chemicals on your body, you can quickly and easily make your own chemical-free sunscreen.  This sunscreen will go on smooth and protect your skin from the sun.  The beeswax in the recipe helps to make it waterproof (for a while) and you can adjust the SPF rating based on your needs.  Continue Reading