Natural Alternatives to Sunscreen?

Sun protection is an important aspect towards keeping the skin healthy and free from skin damage. Recently, many of us nature/Au-natural enthusiast now seek natural alternative to the sunscreen products we buy on the high-street often filled with ingredients we do not agree with. You might be pleased to know that there are some natural oils with great sun protection properties. 

List of 10 oils with natural UV-ray protecting properties: 

  1. Carrot Seed Oil: SPF 38-40
  2. Raspberry Seed Oil: SPF 28-50
  3. Wheatgerm Oil: SPF 20
  4. Avocado Oil: SPF 4-15
  5. Coconut Oil: SPF 2-8
  6. Olive Oil: SPF 2-8
  7. Macadamia Nut Oil: SPF 6
  8. Almond Oil: SPF 5
  9. Shea Butter: SPF 3-6
  10. Jojoba Oil: SPF 4

“Many of these have antioxidant properties if they are cold-pressed oils. Always look for cold-pressed when possible anyway because it will have retained more of it’s natural healthy qualities over something that has been heated”. For more on this, check out Clothingcult

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