A Natural Home Made After-Sun Lotion

A Natural Home Made After-Sun Lotion

After spending a day in the sun, your skin may need some extra care and hydration. Why not try making your own after-sun lotion at home? It's easy, cost-effective, and you'll know exactly what ingredients are going on your skin.

Benefits of After-Sun Lotion

After-sun lotion can help soothe and hydrate sun-exposed skin, reducing redness and inflammation. It can also help repair damage caused by UV rays and prevent peeling.

Ingredients You'll Need

To make your own after-sun lotion, you'll need a few simple ingredients: aloe vera gel, coconut oil, vitamin E oil, and lavender essential oil. Aloe vera is known for its soothing properties, while coconut oil and vitamin E oil will help moisturize and nourish the skin. Lavender essential oil adds a calming scent.

How to Make It

Simply mix together 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel, 1/4 cup of coconut oil, 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil, and 10 drops of lavender essential oil. Stir well to combine all the ingredients. Transfer the mixture to a clean container, such as a jar or bottle.

How to Use It

After a day in the sun, apply the after-sun lotion generously to any sunburned or irritated areas. Gently massage it into the skin until fully absorbed. Reapply as needed to keep your skin hydrated and comfortable.

By making your own after-sun lotion, you can provide your skin with the care it needs after sun exposure. Give this DIY recipe a try and enjoy the soothing benefits of natural ingredients.

Top Tip - Store in the fridge for an extra cooling effect. 


All ingredients are available at your local Horan's Healthstore today! 17 Stores Nationwide. 

Remember if your skin is severely sunburnt please contact your healthcare professional! Do not apply to broken skin! If pregnant or breastfeeding please consult your healthcare professional prior to use. 

Always Sun Safely and Stay Hydrated!