Sunscreen Recipes

Homemade Sunscreen With Carrot Seed Oil

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Learn how to make your own homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil for a natural and effective way to protect your skin from the sun.

Homemade Sunscreen With Carrot Seed Oil

Homemade Sunscreen With Carrot Seed Oil

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Summer is here and it's important to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. One natural and effective way to do this is by using sunscreen made with carrot seed oil. This homemade sunscreen recipe is easy to make and is a great alternative to store-bought sunscreens which can be filled with chemicals.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 30 minutes
Course Skin Care
Servings 4 oz

Equipment

  • Double boiler
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Small jar or container with lid

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ounces of beeswax
  • 2 ounces of coconut oil
  • 1 ounce of carrot seed oil
  • 1 ounce of shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil
  • 10-15 drops of essential oils (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a double boiler, melt the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter until fully melted.
  • Remove from heat and add in the carrot seed oil and vitamin E oil. Stir until well combined.
  • If desired, add in 10-15 drops of essential oils for added scent and benefits.
  • Pour the mixture into a small jar or container and let it cool for 30 minutes.
  • Once cooled, your homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil is ready to use.

Notes

  • This sunscreen should be stored in a cool place and will have a shelf life of about 6 months. 
  • Make sure to shake the jar before each use to ensure that the ingredients are well combined. 
  • This recipe can be adjusted to make more or less depending on your needs.
 

How to Use

 
  1. Apply a small amount of the sunscreen to your face and body 15-30 minutes before going outside. 
  2. Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating. 
  3. Make sure to use enough to cover all exposed skin.
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FAQs

What is the benefit of using sunscreen with carrot seed oil?

Carrot seed oil contains high levels of carotenoids and antioxidants which can help protect the skin from UV damage and improve overall skin health.

How long does homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil last?

Homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can last for about 6 months if stored in a cool place.

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Is homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil effective?

Yes, homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can be effective in protecting the skin from harmful UV rays and improving overall skin health.

Can I use essential oils in homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil?

Yes, essential oils can be added to homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil for added scent and benefits.

Can I use homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil on my face?

Yes, homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can be used on the face as well as the body.

How often should I reapply homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil?

Homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil should be reapplied every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating.

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Can I use homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil for children?

Yes, homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can be used for children as well as adults.

How much homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil should I use?

You should use enough homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil to cover all exposed skin. A small amount, about the size of a quarter, should be enough to cover your face.

Can I use homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil in place of store-bought sunscreen? –

Yes, homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can be used as an alternative to store-bought sunscreen.

Can I adjust the recipe for homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil?

Yes, the recipe for homemade sunscreen with carrot seed oil can be adjusted to make more or less depending on your needs. You can also adjust the amount of ingredients to achieve the desired SPF level.