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How to make your own natural sunscreen for the summer

One of the largest organs in our body is the skin, so in these warm times it is ideal to take care of it as much as possible and protect it from the damage that the sun can cause. In this following video, we will teach you how to make your own self-made sunscreen. Not only you save money, but you are using quality and natural ingredients.

By  Kelsey Miller
  • Many of the sunscreens sold in the market are full of harmful chemicals which can cause more damage than the protection they are supposed to achieve.
  • Chemicals from industrial sunscreens can damage ocean life.
  • Diet can also have an impact in our skin. Eating summer fruits like berries and legumes that have antioxidants will help you have a healthy skin. 


The best way to storage sunscreen is in a glass container.

How to prepare it

1) In a glass container mix all the oils with the wax and essential oil.

2) Put them to heat in a water bath so that they melt and then mix them until they are well integrated.

3) When all the ingredients are perfectly mixed and melted, add the zinc oxide and continue stirring.

4) When the mixture starts to get slimy, but not too thick, remove it from the heat and let it rest for a few minutes.

5) Put it in a glass container.

Making this protector is super easy and you can enjoy excellent and effective sun protection without any risk of contaminating yourself with toxic products.

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