Too much sun? Use this use the tutorial on how to make After Sun Spray to help relieve your sunburn.
Maybe it was too much time spent on the beach, the forgotten hat while gardening, or lack of shade on your last hike but, whatever the reason, you have just had too much sun. Red nose, crispy shoulders, burning, and itching.
Would you rather turn to a store-bought, costly solution with ingredients that sound more like a science experiment or make your own with 6 simple, safe ingredients that you have actually heard of and can pronounce? Good me too, because not only is this easy to make, but it is actually incredibly soothing for sunburns.
Even if I don’t burn, anytime I come in from lengthy sun exposure, I put this on after I shower just because of how good it is for your skin!
How to Make After Sun Spray
This DIY Lavender and Aloe After Sun Spray is easy to make! This recipe makes a little over 1 cup of After Sun Spray.
- 1/2 cup aloe vera gel
- 1/4 cup witch hazel
- 1/4 cup fractionated coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon Vitamin E
- 10 drops lavender essential oil
- 5 drops peppermint essential oil
Add the aloe vera gel, witch hazel, fractionated coconut oil, vitamin E, lavender essential oil, and peppermint essential oil to a spray bottle. Use a funnel to pour them into the bottle.
Replace the lid and shake well to mix.
How to Use After Sun Spray
Shake well before each use.
Spray liberally on sunburned areas. Do not rub it in; instead, pat or let it air dry.
Repeat every 2-3 hours as needed for several days.