Sunscreen Recipes

DIY Tinted Mineral Sunscreen

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Learn how to make your own tinted mineral sunscreen at home with this easy DIY recipe.

Perfect for protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays while also providing a natural, glowing look.

DIY Tinted Mineral Sunscreen

DIY Tinted Mineral Sunscreen

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Tinted mineral sunscreen is the perfect solution for those who want to protect their skin from the sun's harmful rays while also achieving a natural, glowing look. This DIY recipe is easy to make and can be customized to suit your skin tone.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Course Skin Care
Servings 4 oz

Equipment

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Whisk or spoon
  • Glass jar for storage

Ingredients
  

  • 1 oz zinc oxide powder
  • 1 oz almond oil
  • 1 tsp of your choice of mica powder (for tint)
  • 5 drops of essential oil of your choice (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the zinc oxide powder and almond oil.
  • Mix in the mica powder of your choice to achieve the desired tint.
  • Add in any essential oils for added benefits (optional).
  • Whisk or stir until the ingredients are well combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to a glass jar for storage.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes before using.

Notes

  • It is important to use non-nano zinc oxide powder as it is less likely to be absorbed into the skin.
  • Adjust the amount of mica powder to achieve the desired tint.
  • This sunscreen is not water-resistant and should be reapplied every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.
 

How to Use

 
  1. Apply a small amount to the face and neck before sun exposure.
  2. Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.
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FAQs

What is tinted mineral sunscreen?

Tinted mineral sunscreen is a type of sunscreen that contains mineral ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. It also includes a tinted ingredient to provide a natural, glowing look.

What are the benefits of using tinted mineral sunscreen?

The benefits of using tinted mineral sunscreen include protecting the skin from harmful UV rays while also providing a natural-looking tint.

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Is tinted mineral sunscreen better than regular sunscreen?

Tinted mineral sunscreen is a great alternative to regular sunscreen for those who want a natural-looking tint while also protecting the skin from harmful UV rays.

What is the difference between tinted mineral sunscreen and chemical sunscreen?

Tinted mineral sunscreen is made with mineral ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, while chemical sunscreen contains synthetic ingredients that absorb into the skin.

Can I make my own tinted mineral sunscreen?

Yes, you can make your own tinted mineral sunscreen at home with a few simple ingredients.

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What are the best ingredients for tinted mineral sunscreen?

The best ingredients for tinted mineral sunscreen include zinc oxide powder, almond oil, mica powder, and essential oils.

How often should I reapply tinted mineral sunscreen?

You should reapply tinted mineral sunscreen every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.

Is tinted mineral sunscreen water-resistant?

No, tinted mineral sunscreen is not water-resistant and should be reapplied every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.

Can I use tinted mineral sunscreen on my body?

Yes, you can use tinted mineral sunscreen on your body, but you may need to make a larger batch depending on your needs.

Can I use tinted mineral sunscreen on my face?

Yes, tinted mineral sunscreen is safe to use on the face and can provide a natural, glowing look. Make sure to use a small amount and reapply every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.