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Summer Skin Saver

Written on July 30, 2015 at 11:46 am, by

Woman's Foot With Sun-shaped Sun Cream In The Tropical BeachIt’s summer time and who doesn’t want to enjoy all the great outdoor activities that summer affords us. For my family, living in the South and being very fair skinned can make that a challenge. This year I have found something that has been a virtual miracle worker when it comes to either soothing a sun burn and reducing the time it takes for our skin to heal or PREVENTING it in the first place! Believe me, we do not leave home without sunscreen, but our skin gets to a point where it really doesn’t matter how much we have on, we end up with some place that gets a patch of red.

carrotseedoil

CARROT SEED OIL has been my favorite summer sun saver find!

Here are a few things to know about carrot seed oil:

It is made from the hairy seeds of the wild carrot, Daucus carota. This is not the same plant as the cultivated vegetable in your garden. It has a dry, slightly sweet, earthy aroma.

It is rich in beta-carotene and is a natural antioxidant that protects the skin and promotes healing with skin reproduction properties. It stimulates cell growth and repairs damaged skin making it a go-to for after sun skin care.

Due to its ability to stimulate cell growth and repair damaged skin, it has a reputation for helping to heal eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

The healing components of carrot seed oil make it a great addition to your skincare regimen whether you are looking for help in the right against wrinkles or simply want a natural alternative for moisturizing.

After our first time out in the sun too long this summer I made up a blend of the below oils. The burn was healed within two days! Everyone’s skin is different, of course but this was amazing for us as once we get a burn it usually takes much longer to heal.

This is what we used as a too much sun after care blend:
Carrot Seed Oil
Lavender EO
Roman Chamomile
Carrier oil like jojoba or almond

or add some with your sunscreen as a preventative.