DIY Sunscreen That’s In Your Cabinets
Sometimes when you have sensitive skin, it is best to make a DIY sunscreen lotion for not only your face, but body as well. There are many ingredients that you may have in your kitchen that have natural SPF to protect your skin. Some people that use sunscreen from any regular drugstore can do more damage than actually protecting you from the sun.
Plus, if your skin is sensitive, you may even break out with acne or worse like an allergic reaction. The reasoning behind breakouts and allergic reactions from using over the counter sunscreen because of all its harsh ingredients. DIY sunscreens may be a little more affordable as well. Keep in mind, most of the elements are low in SPF that protect your skin from the suns damaging effects. You should still protect your skin in another way.
Some of the simplest ways to protect your skin from the sun are to not to stay too long in the sun. Also, wearing hats, sunglasses, and staying in shady areas if you are outside. Zinc Oxide has anywhere from two to twenty SPF factors, but it does depend on how much you are using. Organic coconut oils, almond oil, and shea butter have anywhere from four to six SPF fighting ingredients to protect your skin. Another oil you could also consider using would be carrot seed oil. This specific oil has a high SPF ranging from thirty-five to forty.
A great smelling oil you could use with the highest SPF factors is called red raspberry seed oil. This oil has twenty-five to fifty fighting ingredients to protect your skin throughout a sunny day. Before trying any new sunscreens, you should always test it on your skin especially if you have sensitive skin. Checking any of the oils listed above on the back of your hand or your forearm before using it on your face.