I have been grappling with this topic as summer gets closer. I have currently been keeping her covered
After I wrote my post on how Johnson & Johnson is selling cancer for us to slather on our babies, I started to look into what products I actually want to use for the duration of Lilah’s babyhood. Because I’m a cheapskate, I started looking into DIY. There are tons of recipes all over the web for make-your-own-sunscreen, and they looked relatively easy. I got excited thinking about all the cool shit I could make myself: sunscreen, bug repellant, lotion, soap. The list goes on (but does not include meth, by the way).
But then I started digging a little bit deeper and looking into articles that say its not safe to create your own sunscreen. Then I found articles that talk about how babies under 6 months shouldn’t be wearing sunscreen at all. Here’s an overview of what I found so you can make your own decision…or…
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