Sunscreen Recipes

Natural Waterproof Sunscreen Recipe

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Protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays with this natural, waterproof sunscreen recipe. Made with all-natural ingredients, it’s safe for all skin types and easy to make at home.

Natural Waterproof Sunscreen Recipe

Natural Waterproof Sunscreen Recipe

23a4bed028785a010bca501d0e0ec0fa?s=30&d=mm&r=g Natural Waterproof Sunscreen RecipeElse Norregard
Summer is here, and it's crucial to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. While traditional sunscreens can contain harsh chemicals, this natural, waterproof sunscreen recipe is made with all-natural ingredients that are safe for all skin types. It's easy to make at home and will provide effective protection for your skin.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Course Skin Care
Servings 8 oz


  • Glass jar with lid
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Whisk or fork


  • 2 oz shea butter
  • 2 oz coconut oil
  • 2 oz oz zinc oxide powder
  • 2 oz oz beeswax
  • 20 drops of essential oil (optional)


  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the shea butter, coconut oil, and beeswax.
  • Heat the mixture in the microwave or on a double boiler until fully melted.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the zinc oxide powder and essential oil (if using).
  • Pour the mixture into a glass jar and allow to cool for at least 1 hour.
  • Once cooled and solidified, your natural waterproof sunscreen is ready to use!



How does this natural recipe compare to traditional sunscreens?

Traditional sunscreens can contain harsh chemicals, while this recipe uses all-natural ingredients that are safe for all skin types.

Will this recipe provide waterproof protection?

Yes, this recipe is formulated to be waterproof and provide effective protection against the sun’s harmful rays.

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Can this recipe be used on all skin types?

Yes, this recipe is made with all-natural ingredients that are safe for all skin types.

How long will this recipe last?

This recipe will last for up to 6 months when stored in a cool, dry place.

How often should I reapply this sunscreen?

Reapply as needed, especially after sweating or swimming.

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Can I customize this recipe with different essential oils?

Yes, you can customize the recipe by using different essential oils.

Are there any special precautions I should take when using this sunscreen?

As with any sunscreen, avoid prolonged sun exposure and wear protective clothing in addition to using this sunscreen. Shake well before each use.