Undoubtedly, the rays of the sun are an essential revitaliser and Vitamin D produced by sun-rays is necessary for healthy bones, but the worst thing that we can do for our skin is to expose it to sun. The Sun’s reaction on the skin is similar to aging. Sun rays causes sun burn to the skin making the skin dull, dry, patchy, thick and wrinkled. Overexposure to sun can even cause redness, sores and blistering. Thus, people with delicate skin need to use a good suntan Lotion. Here are some easy home made sun tan lotions recipes.

Sesame Seed Lotion

This cream is good for oily skin.The following ingredients are required:.

• 4 tablespoon sesame seeds
• one cup of rosewater
• 4 tablespoon surgical spirit

Grind sesame seeds to fine powder and add rosewater. pour in a glass bottle with a air tight lid. Keep it for 24 hours, shaking as often as possible. Then, strain the liquid and add surgical spirit.

Tea Cream

This is a very effective lanolin based sun-tan cream. Lanolin and almond oil keep the skin moist. Sesame oil has the properties to absorb ultra violet rays. The tannin available in tea also absorbs the sun’s rays.

The following ingredients are required:.

• 4 tablespoons lanolin
• 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
• 2 tablespoons almond oil
• half cup strong tea

Make half cup strong tea by adding two teaspoon tea leaves in a cup of boiling water. When it becomes half the quantity remove from heat and strain. Now, put lanolin into a enamel bowl and melt over the water bath. When melted, add the oils. Now slowly add tea water and beat continuously with a wooden spoon. Cool and add perfume if you are not allergetic to it. Pour in a glass jar.

Olive oil and vinegar lotion

1 cup olive oil(jetoon ka tel)
half cup vinegar(sirka)
1 teaspoon iodine
a few drops of lavender perfume
Mix all the ingredients together in a glass jar. Keep it in a refrigerator for preserving it.

Honey cream

The following ingredients are required:.

• 30 gram beeswax
• 80 ml honey
• 250 ml almond oil or Olive oil

Melt the bees wax in a proper bowl for ten minutes. Now, add almond oil in the melted wax. Keep stirring the mixture till it get nicely blended. Let it cool down. Now, add honey. Stir again. Then you can add 60 drops of some essential oil like rose oil(optional).  Now, pour the lotion in a air tight clean jar. Label it. Use the lotion whenever you feel like.

Herbal sunscreen

The following ingredients are required:.

•one teaspoon lemon juice
• three-fourth cup hot water
three teaspoon avocado oil
• half teaspoon xanthan powder
•half teaspoon essential oil
• and titanium dioxide

Blend hot water, lemon juice and xanthan powder in a bowl.

Add avocado oil and blend again for a minute.

Add essential oil and stir well(optional)

Let it cool and then blend again for some seconds.

Now add titanium dioxide and blend again.

Put the mixture in a tight lid clean jar. keep it for a night. In the morning you will have an easy and spreadable cream.

Apply it generously whenever you are exposed to sun.