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Better Skin Naturally: Sunny Day Cream

Maintain magnificent skin
By Laurel Vukovic
April/May 2004
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Now that you’re likely in the sun often, take special care of your skin with this aloe, chamomile, calendula and lavender combination.

  • 1/8  cup lanolin
  • 1/4  cup almond oil
  • 1/4  cup coconut oil
  • 1/4  cup aloe vera gel
  • 1/2 cup chamomile tea
  • 1/4   cup dried calendula petals
  • 10 to 15 drops lavender essential oil
  1. In the top of a double boiler or in a small saucepan over very low heat, melt the lanolin and almond oil together.
  2. Beat in the coconut oil with a wire whisk, then add the aloe vera gel and chamomile infusion, beating until the mixture is cool and creamy.
  3. Stir in the calendula petals and the lavender oil. Store cream in clean, airtight jars in a cool, dark pantry or refrigerator for up to 6 months. 

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