Ahh… This post is back from the days when the sun was shining, a warm breeze was blowing, and the sand was between my toes! Now it’s dark and cold and icy most days. But this information is still relevant, because it’s still important to protect your skin in the intense sunlight of winter! And all of these “sunscreens” will also nourish your skin from winter dryness. Enjoy today’s slice of sunshine!
We all need sunshine….Vitamin D helps our bodies to function properly and lifts our spirits. Even if you do not like spending time in the sun, purposing to get out in it for even a short time every day, will have a healthy impact on your body.
We are also, all aware of the dangers of the sun. We use sunscreen to help protect our skin from damage that the sun can cause. Premature skin aging and skin cancer are concerns for all of us.
But did you know that we can use natural oils that have a Skin Protection Factor (SPF) and do not have any of the harmful chemicals that can be in popular sunscreens?
Here are a few options. Coconut oil has a low SPF of 2-8 all by itself, Avocado Oil 4-15, Wheat Germ 20, Raspberry Seed Oil 28-50, and Carrot Seed Oil a whopping SPF…
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