With the beautiful warm weather comes sunburns, dry skin and the bugs! We have you covered with some of our favorite summertime recipes. These recipes are fun and easy to make with all natural ingredients found right here at your favorite health food store WON!
-WON Sun Screen
-WON After Sun Healing Lotion
-WON Itch Relief Spray
-WON Bug Spray
Summer Skin Care Recipes
1/2 cup Almond Oil
1/4 cup Coconut Oil
1/4 cup White Beeswax
2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide Non-Nano
10 Drops Vanilla Extract/Essential Oil
You can choose to add the following ingredients for additional SPF benefits:
1 Teaspoon Red Raspberry Seed Oil
1 Teaspoon Carrot Seed Oil
2 Tablespoons Shea Butter
Combine all ingredients but the zinc oxide in a glass bowl. Fill a medium saucepan with 2 inches of water and place over medium heat. Place the glass bowl in pan to melt ingredients. Stir continuously until fully melted and remove glass bowl from heat. Add the zinc oxide, stirring mixture as it cools to fully integrate the zinc oxide into your sunscreen. Place in a wide mouth jar with a lid. Enjoy for six months!
WON After Sun Healing Lotion
3 Tablespoons Aloe Vera Gel
1 Tablespoon Olive or Jojoba Oil
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
1 Tablespoon Cocoa Butter
15 drops of Essential Oils:
Patchouli, Geranium, Rose, Lavendar,
Roman or German Chamomile,
Sandalwood, Benzoin or Petitgrain
Melt the cocoa butter and coconut oil in a double boiler. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to a creamy texture. Store in a dry, cool place. The Oils and Butters used in this recipe help your skin retain moisture, heal from damage caused by excessive exposure to the sun, and reduce pain caused from inflammation. Rich in antioxidants this cream will repair damage caused by free radicals. The Essential Oils listed are excellent for healing dry, damaged skin.
WON Itch Relief Spray
3 Tablespoons Witch Hazel
5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
5 drops Tea Tree Oil
Combine Witch Hazel and essential oils in a
1 oz glass spray bottle. Spray on infected areas as needed.
WON Bug Spray
10 drops Marjoram Essential Oil
10 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
or Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil
5 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
10 drops Citronella Essential Oil
5 drops Clove Essential
Fill a 4 oz glass spray bottle-Half with Witch Hazel and half with Distilled Water. Add Essential Oil blend and spray as needed. This recipe will help to repel ticks along with Mosquitos and other biting insects. You may also create your own blend from the following Essential Oils: Clove, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Cajeput, and Cedar.