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DIY Smooth Shea Butter Foundation with Sunscreen

by Sandy Taylor

DIY Smooth Shea Butter Foundation with Sunscreen

An easy, smooth and moisturizing foundation made with shea butter, almond oil and other organic ingredients.  It will keep your skin looking silky and protected from the sun. 
Prep Time15 minutes
Storage Time1 day
Type: Foundation
Best For: Dry Skin, Mature Skin
Keyword: Cream, Shiny
Applications: 1


  • 1.5 oz Almond Oil Unrefined preferred
  • 1 oz Shea Butter Organic preferred
  • 0,5 oz Cocoa Butter Organic preferred
  • 0.5 oz Beeswax
  • 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin E GMO Sources preferred
  • 0.5 oz Zinc Oxide Powder Uncoated & Non-nano
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamin (For Color) Can also use Cocao Powder


  • 1 Double-Boiler
  • 1 Whisk


  • Mix the Almond Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Beeswax and Vitamin E in the double boiler glass bowl.
  • Add water to your boiler and turn it on to medium heat. Completely melt the mixture while stiring with the whisk to ensure consistency. 
  • Remove the mixture from the heat as soon as the mixture has melted. Allow the mixture to cool down. 
  • Add the zinc oxide to the mixture, whisk to combine evenly
  • Slowly add Cinnamin to the mixture, whisk evenly each time. Add until desired shade is acheived. Can also use Cocao Powder in combination to achieve desired shade. 

How To Use

  • Recommend storing foundation in small makeup containers for easy portability. It’s best to apply it with your fingers and sponge for maximum control and ease of application. 


Receipe Inspired By: pronounceskincare.com

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