Sunscreen Recipes

Sunscreen Toner Recipe

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Learn how to make your own sunscreen toner at home with this easy recipe. It’s a great way to customize your sun protection while keeping your skin hydrated.

Sunscreen Toner Recipe

Sunscreen Toner Recipe

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This sunscreen toner recipe is an easy way to make your own sunscreen at home. It's designed to provide broad-spectrum protection from the sun's harmful UV rays, while also keeping your skin hydrated.
Course Skin Care
Servings 4 oz

Equipment

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Stirring spoon
  • Spray bottle or dropper bottle for storing the toner

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup aloe vera gel
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite facial moisturizer
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite facial sunscreen
  • ¼ cup rose water or other hydrosol
  • 5 drops of essential oils (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the aloe vera gel, moisturizer, and sunscreen.
  • Stir in the rose water and essential oils (if using).
  • Pour the mixture into a spray bottle or dropper bottle for easy application.
  • Shake well before use.

Notes

  • Be sure to use a sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 30 for maximum protection.
  • You can also use this recipe as a face mist, just spray it on your face instead of using a dropper or cotton pad.
 

How to Use

 
  • Shake well before use
  • Apply a thin layer to your face and neck before going out in the sun
  • Apply every 2 hours if you are going to be in the sun for an extended period of time
  • Reapply after swimming or sweating
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FAQs

How often should I use this sunscreen toner?

    • You should apply a thin layer of the sunscreen toner to your face and neck before going out in the sun, and re-apply every 2 hours if you are going to be in the sun for an extended period of time.

Can I use this sunscreen toner on my body?

    • Yes, this sunscreen toner can be used on the body as well, but you will likely need to use more than the recipe makes to cover your entire body.
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Can I use this sunscreen toner on my face during the night?

    • It’s not recommended to use sunscreen during the night as it is designed to protect your skin from the sun’s UV rays, but you can use the recipe in a lower concentration as a face mist

Is this sunscreen toner reef-safe?

    • That would depend on the ingredients used, make sure to check the ingredients and avoid any ingredients that may harm the reef.
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Can I use other hydrosol other than rose water?

    • Yes, you can use any hydrosol of your choice as it helps to keep your skin hydrated and freshened.

How long will this sunscreen toner last?

    • It’s best to use it within 3-4 months after making it

Can I use any moisturizer and sunscreen in this recipe?

    • Yes, you can use any facial moisturizer and sunscreen that works best for your skin type.