Spring has sprung and summer is on its way! That said, it’s time to boost your summer sunblock routine. Skin protection is essential to keep your body healthy and to keep you feeling great. If we choose to skip this essential step of personal daily care, over time the sun’s effects on the skin can cause premature aging, wrinkles and possibly even skin cancer.
Are you worried about the harsh chemicals found in commercial sunscreen products? Are you frugal and want to save as much money as possible by making as many of your own consumable products as you can? Consider making your own suncreen products, both to save money and to protect your skin from harmful chemicals found in commercial sunscreen lotions.
Visit Stephanie’s blog “Keeper of the Home” to use a great homemade sunscreen recipe. This recipe uses beeswax, zinc oxide, shea butter and coconut oil. It is an all natural way to protect your skin without exposing it to harsh chemicals. Her blog contains wonderful step by step instructions on how to mix the ingredients to get a creamy, thick sunscreen that will moisturize while protecting your skin from the sun’s harsh rays.
There are other homemade sunscreen recipes that can be found and used but many are complicated and require several ingredients that you probably do not already have in the home. The above recipe is natural, simple and very economical. The ingredients in this simple homemade sunscreen can be used in many other homemade products around the house and will continue to save the household money.