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Health Tips: The color will not turn black in the heat, make natural sunscreen at home with these 5 things

Sunscreen is most used in the summer season to protect oneself from the harmful rays of the sun. The ultraviolet rays of the sun reach the body and its effect is most visible on the skin. If it's homemade, it's a different matter. Let's know how to make sunscreen at home.
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As the weather changes it is time for winter to go and summer to come knocking. In summer season not only our lifestyle changes but also our eating habits. Even the beauty products used in the daily routine are completely changed. Now we mainly have to use sunscreen to protect ourselves from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

Although sunscreen is used in winter as well, the harmful effects of these rays are more visible in summer than in other seasons. If you are thinking of making sunscreen at home, then in today's article we are telling you a very easy way by which you can prepare sunscreen at home.

How to make sunscreen at home

Homemade natural sunscreen creams use ingredients that protect you from the sun. However, it is important to keep in mind that homemade sunscreens may not be as effective as marketed sunscreens, but they can be tried once and are completely natural. Let's find out what materials will be needed to make it and the method.


  • Coconut oil 1/4 cup
  • Shea butter 1/4 cup
  • Zinc oxide powder (non-nano) 2 tbsp
  • Beeswax Pellets 1 tbsp
  • 10 drops of optional essential oil (for fragrance)

How to make sunscreen at home

  • In a double boiler or bowl over a pot of simmering water, mix together the coconut oil, shea butter and beeswax pellets until completely dissolved.
  • When they are melted and combined, remove them from the heat and mix until cool.
  • Now add zinc oxide powder and mix slowly. Mix it well until it dissolves into a paste.
  • If you are using essential oils, mix them in thoroughly.
  • Now pack this paste in an air tight container.
  • Apply it on the face and hands before leaving the house.

Public Warning: All information provided in this article is written for informational purposes only. Consult an expert before following anything related to health.

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