Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars - GrowingRealFood

I love that it is getting so warm outside! Sun, swimming, gardening, and more!

The only problem is making sure you stay protected from getting sunburned. Unfortunately most of the sunscreens you find at the store are filled with toxic junk that some studies are starting to show correlations to skin cancer. The opposite of what you want them to do. Well next time you are going outside make sure you have some of these awesome all natural sunscreen lotion bars:

These sunscreen lotion bars use ingredients that are considered uniquely beneficial for nourishing and protecting sun-exposed skin.

Coconut Oil – According to this study, coconut oil has an SPF of around 8. Though it is unclear from the summary whether refined or extra virgin coconut oil was used, other studies I’ve read suggest that it was probably the antioxidant-rich extra virgin variety.

Shea Butter – This decadent moisturizer contains cinnamic acid, which absorbs UVB rays. It is generally thought to have an SPF of around 6, but that can vary depending on how refined it is and whether or not it has been sitting on the shelf a long time.

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Now go have some fun out in the sun!

Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars - GrowingRealFood

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