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Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

This recipe is taken from Wellness Mama
Keyword: Homemade Remedies


  • ½ cup almond or olive oil can infuse with herbs first if desired
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup beeswax
  • 2 TBSP zinc oxide
  • 1 tsp red raspberry seed oil or less, optional
  • 1 tsp carrot seed oil or less, optional
  • 2 TBSP shea butter optional
  • Optional Ingredients
  • essential oils
  • vanilla extract
  • other natural extracts not citrus


  • Combine all the ingredients except zinc oxide in a pint-sized or larger glass jar.
  • Fill a medium saucepan with a couple inches of water and place on the stove over medium heat.
  • Put a lid loosely on the jar and place it in the pan with the water.
  • Shake or stir the jar occasionally to mix the ingredients as they melt.
  • When all the ingredients are completely melted, stir in the zinc oxide, and pour into whatever jar or tin you will use for storage.
  • Stir a few times as it cools to make sure zinc oxide is incorporated.
  • Store at room temperature or in the refrigerator to increase shelf life.