Can you use Essential Oils for Sunscreen? | Using Essential Oils Safely

Contrary to what you may have seen on social media, essential oils do NOT provide enough SPF to be used as a sunscreen. At best carrier oils provide 3-5 SPF, but as soon as they are absorbed into the skin, it's even less. Zinc oxide provides the best protection, as it creates a true barrier from the sun.

They can, however, provide relief from a sunburn.

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