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Our 4 best homemade after-sun creams recipes

Our 4 best homemade after-sun creams recipes
Our 4 best homemade after-sun creams recipes

Even well protected by sunscreen, the skin suffers from exposure to the sun. To soothe and rehydrate her in-depth after the beach or a walk, nothing like home care. From vegetable oils, aloe vera and essential oils, here are our favorite recipes, adapted to every need.

The simplest: lavender after-sun lotion

Ingredients:

– 100 grams of organic Jojoba oil
– 40 drops of organic fine lavender essential oil
– 10 drops of organic rose essential oil

Preparation and application:

Add the essential oils to the jojoba oil. Gently mix. Apply after the shower.

The most refreshing: after-sun lotion with aloe vera and mint
Ingredients:
– 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
– 4 teaspoons sunflower oil infused with mint
– 3 teaspoons emulsifying wax
– 4 tablespoons water
– 2 to 3 drops of peppermint essential oil

Preparation:

Place the sunflower oil infused with mint and wax in a double boiler and mix for about ten minutes. In another double boiler, mix aloe vera and water. When the temperature of the two mixes reaches about 65°C, mix them. Add the essential oil Beat the mixture sharply for about 30 minutes and let it cool, while mixing occasionally for about 30 seconds. When your cream is cold, place it in the container of your choice.

The most nourishing: after-sun lotion with aloe vera

Ingredients:

– 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel
– 3 tablespoons of calendula-infused olive oil
– 1 tablespoon coconut oil
– 1 teaspoon cocoa butter
– 1 teaspoon shea butter
– 1 tablespoon shredded beeswax
– 15 drops of lavender essential oil

Preparation and application:

Melt the oils, butter, and beeswax in a double boiler over medium heat, stirring gently. When all the ingredients are liquid, remove from the heat and stir in the lavender essential oil. Let cool slightly before adding the aloe vera gel. Mix well. Pour into the container of your choice.

To hydrate the skin morning and evening: soothing after-sun gel face and body.

Ingredients:

– 90 ml aloe vera gel
– 10 ml calendula oil macerate

Preparation and application:

Mix the two ingredients. Apply morning and evening on clean, dry skin. Keep fresh for up to 3 months: guaranteed refreshing effect!

Read: 4 tips to take care of your skin after summer

To prevent dehydration throughout the summer: avocado and strawberry mask.

Ingredients for a mask:

– 1 large organic avocado
– About a dozen organic strawberries
– 125 grams of yogurt with organic ewe’s milk
– 5 drops of organic rose essential oil
– 5 drops of organic neroli essential oil
– 20 ml organic evening primrose oil

Preparation and application:

– Heat the oil in an enamel pot and the beeswax in another pot, also made of enamel.
– When the wax is melted, gently mix it with the hot oil with a thin wooden spatula and mix.
– Heat the floral water to the same temperature.
– When it is just beginning to boil, pour it into a plastic jar (big enough to whip the whole mixture later) and start beating it with a whisk, very gently adding the hot mixture of oil and wax.
– Once the mixture is compact, gently add the essential oils and lemon and continue beating until the mixture becomes cold.
– Pour the contents into a plastic or glass jar and store in the refrigerator for about 1 week.
– Apply this cream after exposure to areas that “pull” the most: cheeks, corners of the lips, forehead. You can also use it on your legs or hands.

For dry to very dry skin, after-sun application: the revitalizing rose cream

Ingredients:

– 30 ml organic apricot kernel oil
– 2 grams of organic yellow beeswax
– 30 ml of organic rose floral water
– 4 drops of organic rose essential oil
– 4 drops of organic lemon

Preparation and application:

– Heat the oil in an enamel pot and the beeswax in another pot, also made of enamel.
– When the wax is melted, gently mix it with the hot oil with a thin wooden spatula and mix.
– Heat the floral water to the same temperature.
– When it is just beginning to boil, pour it into a plastic jar (big enough to whip the whole mixture later) and start beating it with a whisk, very gently adding the hot mixture of oil and wax.
– Once the mixture is compact, gently add the essential oils and lemon and continue beating until the mixture becomes cold.
– Pour the contents into a plastic or glass jar and store in the refrigerator for about 1 week.
– Apply this cream after exposure to areas that “pull” the most: cheeks, corners of the lips, forehead. You can also use it on your legs or hands.

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