There are some wonderful alternatives to the shop bought creams, in the form of natural oils. Many cold pressed oils from vegetables, nuts and seeds have the ability to filter the sun’s powerful rays. Natural oils also contain powerful substances that protect your skin from damage at a cellular level, providing additional benefit when used as sunscreen.
However, there are a few things you should know before you slather on oil and pop out into the sun. Not all oils’ Sun Protection Factor (SPF) are created equal and not all are strong enough for everyone.
Carrot Seed Oil
This rich oil is one of nature’s best skin guarding oils, providing a level of protection from the sun that matches high end commercial sunscreen products. Carrot seed oil is very concentrated and should be mixed with a carrier oil to create a highly effective natural sunscreen that can be used on…
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