Homemade After-Sun Salve Recipe

Even if you don’t have a sunburn, this after sun salve recipe is a summer necessity to re-hydrate and soothe sun-kissed skin.

Even if you don't have a sunburn, this after sun salve recipe is a summer necessity to re-hydrate and soothe sun-kissed skin.

Apply it after a good scrub in the shower to remove sunscreen residue. Slather on this balm and your skin will drink in the oils and butters, dealing with sun-damaged skin while you sleep.

The sun just keeps getting hotter doesn’t it? A few weeks ago my nephews were caught out at an event longer than they expected to be and as a result of embracing the fun outdoor activities, they brought home an unwelcome souvenir: sunburns.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil infused with calendula
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa butter
  • 1 teaspoon Shea butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated beeswax
  • 15 drops lavender essential oil
  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

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