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Natural Sunscreen Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp of wax of choice (beeswax, soy etc)SunScreenSafe-Featured
  • 3 tbsp of shea butter
  • 3 tbsp of mango butter
  • 2 tbsp of raspberry seed oil
  • 2 tbsp of zinc oxide
  • 1 tbsp of avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp of vitamin e oil

Procedure:

  1. Melt the wax using a double boiler
  2. Add the mango and shea butter and stir until melted
  3. Take the product off the heat and add the raspberry seed oil, avocado oil, and vitamin e oil
  4. Add the zinc oxide and mix until entirely combined
  5. Pour into a glass bottle with a pump or into glass jars (approx 150 ml)
    • Shake before using to ensure the zinc oxide is not remaining at the bottom of the bottle. Reapply every
    • Reapply every 1-2 hours
    • Product can be used as SPF lip balm too
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DIY Body Butter for Sensitive Skin

This recipe has the least amount of scent and it is ideal for sensitive skin in need of hydration. If you do not have access to mango butter, just double the amount of shea butter to make up for it. Body-Butter

Recipe:

2 tbsp of Unflavoured coconut oil

1/4 cup of shea butter

1/4 cup of mango butter

Procedure:

  1. Melt the mango butter and shea butter using a double boiler, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the coconut oil and combine.
  3. Leave in the fridge to firm up slightly but not completely.
  4. Whip up the butter using a hand mixer until peaks form.
  5. Store in jars and refrigerate for an hour, or if you live in a colder climate, leave at room temperature.
  6. After the hour has passed you may use the butter.
  7. For best results use after shower for fastest absorption.