Sunscreen Recipes

DIY Foundation With Sunscreen

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Make your own foundation with sunscreen for added sun protection and a personalized shade.

DIY Foundation With Sunscreen

DIY Foundation With Sunscreen

23a4bed028785a010bca501d0e0ec0fa?s=30&d=mm&r=g DIY Foundation With SunscreenElse Norregard
This DIY foundation with sunscreen allows you to customize the shade to match your skin tone and provides added sun protection. It only takes a few simple ingredients and a few minutes to prepare.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Beauty
Servings 4 ounces


  • Small bowl
  • Spoon
  • Brush or sponge for application


  • 1 tbsp zinc oxide (non-nano)
  • 1 tbsp titanium dioxide
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 1 tbsp kaolin clay
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder (for darker shades) or 1 tsp arrowroot powder (for lighter shades)
  • 1 tbsp almond oil
  • 1 tbsp honey


  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Mix well until a smooth paste forms.
  • Adjust shades by adding more cocoa powder for a darker shade or more arrowroot powder for a lighter shade.
  • Apply to face using a brush or sponge, blending well.


  • Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are natural sunscreens that provide SPF protection.
  • Arrowroot powder and kaolin clay provide a natural, lightweight coverage.
  • Almond oil and honey help to nourish and moisturize the skin.
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How to Use

  1. Cleanse and moisturize your face before applying the foundation.
  2. Using a brush or sponge, apply the foundation to your face, blending well.
  3. Allow the foundation to set for a few minutes before applying the rest of your makeup.



Can I use this foundation on all skin types?

Yes, this foundation is suitable for all skin types.

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How long does this foundation last?

This foundation should last for the entire day, but it is always a good idea to touch up with a bit of powder if needed.

Can I wear this foundation in the water?

This foundation is not water-resistant, so it is not recommended to wear it while swimming or in the water.

Is this foundation cruelty-free?

Yes, all of the ingredients in this foundation are cruelty-free.

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Can I add more ingredients to customize the formula?

Yes, you can add other ingredients such as essential oils or plant-based extracts to customize the formula to your specific skin needs.

How much SPF protection does this foundation provide?

The zinc oxide and titanium dioxide in this foundation provide SPF protection, but the exact amount will depend on the amount of each ingredient used.

Can I use this foundation on my body as well as my face?

Yes, this foundation can be used on both the face and body. Simply adjust the amount of ingredients as needed for your desired coverage.