Some oils are known to have a natural SPF – you don’t necessarily need to reach straight for the thick white lotion.
Here’s a recipe for a pre-sun protecting oil blend, using some oils said to have a reasonably high SPF.
Raspberry seed oil 55ml ( 28-50 SPF)
Macadamia nut oil 30ml (6 SPF)
Avocado oil 10ml (4 SPF)
Vitamin E oil 5ml
For more on how to look after your skin naturally through the summer, see my article in the latest issue of The Mother magazine.