Is Wearing DIY Sunscreen a Good Idea?

Protecting your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays should be on the top of your list of summer priorities. If you’re thinking of ditching effective sunscreen for a homemade alternative, here’s a few things you should keep in mind before going down this road.

Proven DIY Recipes?

Sunscreens that you usually buy at your local drugstore or pharmacy have to be tested and approved beforehand. That’s not the case with DIY tutorials that you’ll find online, and each one should be taken with a grain of salt.

Certain ingredients used in these recipes may be effective against sun exposure, but there’s no guarantee they’ll work for you. Homemade sunscreen recipes are rarely shared by professional chemists, so there’s no way of knowing if they’re safe or effective.

Different Factors

DIY sunscreen recipes may work for the people who made them, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a good fit for you. You may need a higher protection factor, especially if you’re exposed to the sun for longer periods of time.

If you want a sunscreen with natural ingredients, explore safe and tasted options at your local pharmacy before taking measures into your own hands. New organic products are coming out every year, and you don’t have to worry about them containing potentially harmful ingredients.

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