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DIY Natural Sunscreen


  • 2 oz. virgin coconut oil
  • 1 oz. shea butter
  • 15 drops lavender Essential Oil optional
  • 2 oz. zinc oxide powder


  • Carefully melt the shea butter and coconut oil in a double boiler until just melted.
  • Add the zinc oxide powder and stir until the powder is all mixed in. This took a long time.
  • Add the essential oils, and mix through.


  • Store in the fridge.
  • Use liberally and apply every 2 hours, or after swimming or heavy sweating.