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Calamine lotion used in the 1950s for sun burn, poison ivy blisters. It is a chalky pink color. Calamine is either a mixture of Zinc Oxide with about 0.5% ferric oxide or a zinc carbonate compound. In a 1992 press release, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that no proof had been submitted showing calamine to be safe for use or effective in treating bug bites, stings & rashes from poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac.

from Scratch Mommy

DIY Sunscreen - Easy To Make (and why YOU need this recipe

DIY Sunscreen – Easy To Make (and why YOU need this recipe)!

from Don't Waste the Crumbs

Homemade Sunscreen

We're making this recipe for non-toxic homemade sunscreen this summer because it's SO easy. It's just 3 ingredients, ready in less than 5 minutes and costs only $2 - WAY less than the sunscreen at stores! ::

from GrowingSlower

Goddess Garden Sunscreen Review

Learn more about the health effects of these sunscreen ingredients to help protect your baby this summer. #naturalsunscreen #naturalbaby #GGOrganics


Oils that naturally contain SPF (without of the usual suspects found in sunscreen like paraben preservatives, oxybenzone & octinoxate)

from Walgreens

Walgreens Clear Zinc Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 - 1 oz.

from Walgreens

Babo Botanicals Clear Zinc Sunscreen, SPF 30 - 3 oz.

from Walgreens

Walgreens Clear Zinc Sunscreen Stick SPF 50 - 0.5 oz.

Babo Botanicals Clear Zinc Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 3oz