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Homemade Sunburn Lotion

A quick and easy recipe for all natural sunburn lotion.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Andrea Vaughan


  • 1/8 cup beeswax
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil also sub avocado, almond or olive oil
  • 1 cup shea butter
  • 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil


  1. Add 2" of water to a small pot, and bring to a boil. Place a heat-proof glass bowl on top, and add beeswax, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, and shea butter. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until melted, about 10 - 15 minutes. Remove from heat and add in aloe vera gel and lavender essential oil, stir well to combine.
  2. Place in the freezer for 20 - 30 minutes, until almost solidified. Transfer mixture to a blender and process until whipped and creamy, which takes 1 - 5 minutes, depending on your blender.