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DIY Cooling After-Sun Spray

Here at PinkBlush we love summertime – but summertime doesn’t always love us back… i.e. when we spend a little too much time enjoying the warm outdoors and end up with a painful sunburn. We can’t recommend sun protection enough, but sometimes sunburns still happen and we have a simple DIY remedy that your skin will thank you for!


  • ¼ cup aloe vera gel (or if you have an aloe plant, you can get fancy and make your own!)
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 3 drops peppermint oil

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Aloe has been a long-time post sun remedy due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Aloe is also high in vitamins B6, B12 and C which help it reduce pain and inflammation. Peppermint oil gives a refreshing cooling effect that is often used to relax muscles. Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer, it’s antibacterial and it has a mellow tropical scent that makes you feel like your on vacation. These three ingredients combined work wonders on distressed skin!

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Pour all three ingredients into one bowl and mix until the gel has a frothy consistency.


Pour ingredients into a spray bottle, and you’ve got yourself a summer skin saver!


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