Homemade Sunscreen Coconut Oil Recipe

Your mother never would have let you go out in the sun without slathering on a generous blob of sunscreen.

Now you are older, and mom is still right. You can hear her in the back of your head, can’t you?

As you’re out at your jobs, having even a little sunscreen can save your customers the thought of having their roof worked on by a giant lobster.

How to Make Homemade Sunscreen

Folks today are a little more conscious of what they put in their bodies and on their bodies.

We did a little research to see if we could find some alternatives that had ingredients we could pronounce.

If you are interested in making some of your own sunscreen, we’ve found a great recipe.

Especially for our roofing contractors who are out in the sun all day, this recipe could be a lifesaver.

Homemade Coconut Oil Sunscreen Recipe


1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup shea butter
1/8 cup sesame or jojoba oil
2 tbsp. beeswax granules
1-2 tbsp. zinc oxide powder (optional)
1 tsp. red raspberry seed oil
1 tsp. carrot seed oil
Essential oils of your choice (lavender, rosemary, vanilla, and/or peppermint are nice)

For instructions on how to whip it up, a more detailed description of the lotion, and background on sunscreen and the sun in general, visit this website.

You want to perform your best when you are out there working in the sun.

There’s no need to get fried.

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