If you are looking for an effective and 100% natural sun protection for you and your children, one that is not only non toxic, but actually nourishing for your skin and body, this post may be of interest for you.
Sylvia on the Facebook page ‘Wholesome Living‘ shared a very interesting post showing a natural SPF sunscreen experiment. She (and her husband whose back was used) divided his back into separate squares with masking tape (ouch!) and applied different oils on each exposed part.
The oils Sylvia used are not essential oils but thicker, more viscous, spreadable plant oils. They are not essential oils that have no SPF, but they are carrier oils that have SPF.
(Before anything else, I still absolutely recommend avoiding the sun between 11AM and 3PM, or even a wider portion of the day if you are fair-skinned. Nothing ‘under the sun’ is perfect (except maybe masking tape!).
Now you can see their results: