Coconut oil has many uses that have nothing to do with eating it.

Coconut oil has a natural SPF of 4-5 and contains antioxidants that help protect the skin from harmful radiation from the sun. Natural sunscreen! Clearly, the low amount of SPF is not sufficient for a long day in the sun, but by adding Pure Zinc Oxide, cold-pressed raspberry seed oil and essential oils, you can safely use it for a day in the sun.

Cold-pressed raspberry seed oil has an SPF of approx. 25. Pure Zinc Oxide without nanoparticles is also known for its ability to protect the skin from both UVA and UVB rays.

There is no way to know exactly how much SPF is in the lotion, as there are various sources of information on how much SPF there is in carrier oils and essential oils. If you have sensitive skin that burns easily, you may want to add more zinc oxide.

Please try the recipe and adapt it to your skin needs.


  • 1/2 cup organic cold-pressed coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp. Pure Zinc Oxide without nanoparticles
  • 1 tbsp Cold pressed raspberry seed oil
  • 10 drops of essential oils (I used carrot oil and lavender)


  1. Use a clean glass with a lid
  2. Make sure your coconut oil is at room temperature so it is easy to mix
  3. Mix coconut oil in a blender or food processor.
  4. Carefully add the zinc oxide (you do not want to inhale it!), Cold-pressed raspberry seed oil and essential oils.
  5. Once the oils and zinc oxide are mixed, pour your cream into your container with the lid.


Author: The editors of ecolove