Homemade Soothing After-Sun Spray

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This mixture helps soothe and cool skin that has been exposed to the sun, and it helps to ease irritation from bug bites too.

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DIY after sun SPRAY

Makes 4 ounces

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Ingredients;

Instructions:

  1. Place calendula, plantain, salt and aloe vera in a canning jar.

  2. Pour boiling water over the herbs.

  3. Cover and let steep for at least 3 hours. (You could also prepare this step before bed and strain out the herbs in the morning.)

  4. Once sufficiently infused, strain out into a glass measuring cup with a spout.

  5. Add essential oils and stir until well combined.

  6. Pour into a glass spray bottle.

  7. Close bottle with lid and add a label.

  8. Keep in the fridge.

  9. Should keep for 1 week.

Use:

  1. Shake before each use to ensure essential oils are well distributed.

  2. Spray on skin that is sunburned or windburned. It helps to soothe irritation from bug bites too.

Tip:

For an extra cooling effect, remove 1 tablespoon of the infused water and replace it with witchhazel.

NOTE: The EO's used in this recipe are safe for topical use, especially at such a low dilution rate. If you are concerned, use a solubilizer like Solubol. It won’t be drying to the skin and takes care of the dispersing for you.

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