Thanks to this DIY sunburn spray, you will heal and relieve pain and discomfort from sunburns all naturally.
The ingredients are the ideal combo to remedy the burns, lower the inflammation, and hydrate the skin.
Have it in your home during the summer months and apply it to your skin or to that of your loved ones when sunburns appear!
DIY Remedy for Sunburns with Aloe Vera & Lavender Oil
Two inches of water
Aloe vera juice
Lavender essential oil, 10 drops
Peppermint essential oil, 10 drops
A spray bottle
Add the water into the saucepan and bring it to medium-low heat. In the glass jar, add the aloe vera and the coconut oil.
Put the jar in the saucepan and stir the content with the spoon. Wait for the mixture to start liquefying and then combine everything together.
When the mixture becomes homogenous, remove it from the saucepan and leave the jar to cool down. Add the lavender oil and mix. Transfer the mixture to the spray bottle.
Keep it in a cool place or in the fridge.
How to Use:
Apply it gently onto the sunburned areas and massage it gently into the skin.
What Are the Health Benefits of the Ingredients?
- Coconut oil is rich in natural antioxidants that will keep the skin safe from UV damage, free radicals, and environmental effects.
- Aloe vera juice is made from aloe plant leaves. It’s abundant in vitamins and antioxidants that will heal the skin. Apply it topically to relieve sunburns and other skin conditions.
- Peppermint essential oil is softening, toning, and calming. It reduces inflammation on the skin when it’s topically applied. Moreover, the antiseptic and antimicrobial properties it possesses make it ideal for sunburn relief remedies.
- Lavender essential oil helps heal burned skin. In one animal study, it was concluded that it encouraged the healing of wounds by speeding up the formation of granulated tissue or tissue from the skin’s healing surface and encouraging the synthesis of collagen.