In the past few years, sunscreen safety has been talked about a lot. There are good reasons for this, many sunscreen products are not healthy and might even cause more damage then you were hoping to prevent. The Environmental Working Group is the best place to get reliable information on this topic. Their yearly sunscreen guide is best resource I've found to find out about the best and worst sunscreen products on the market.
After learning about all the dangers of sunscreen products, many people wonder if they can get the same or better sun protection just by using natural oils and avoiding sunscreen products all together. Homemade sunscreen recipes are now all over the internet because people want better alternatives to the products from companies who really don't care about the safety of consumers (read my article about Johnson & Johnson's negligence here).
You'll even find a recipe for homemade sunscreen on my blog. This is a recipe I have used for a few years. It works for us but my particular mixture is in no way scientifically proven.Continue Reading