Nature has many nut, seed, and herbal oils with sun protection factor that can be very useful during the summer months. You have a wonderful selection to choose according to the protection desired and the amount of tanning you wish to obtain. Here are some options:
Carrot seed oil has SPF of 38-40, rich source of the antioxidant beta-carotene. It has the ability to protect your skin against certain kinds of cancer formation and boost the immune system.
Raspberry seed oil has SPF 28-50, is an essential oil rich in both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Apart from providing sun protection, it also helps prevent stretch marks on your skin.
UVA and UVB protection afforded by raspberry seed oil is reportedly similar to titanium dioxide with an SPF protection factor against UVB rays of 28-50, and an SPF protection factor against UVA rays of around 8, according to a 2000 study reported by the US National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health.
Avocado oil has SPF 15, It's high fat content form a protective layer over the skin to prevent sun tanning and hyper pigmentation.
Coconut oil has SPF 8, is very rich in vitamins and has a moisturizing and protective benefits for the skin and hair.
Olive Oil has SPF 8, is the healthiest oil for your heart. When it comes to skin, olive oil can provide limited sun protection, however it has unlimited antioxidants to repair cellular aging.
Macadamia Nut Oil has SPF 6, these nuts come from the Australian continent and its oil contain rich supplies of phosphorus, potassium and Vitamin E. It also contains a compound called cinnamic acid that contributes to the oil's SPF
Jojoba Oil hasSPF 4, has similar consistency as the skin's natural oil called sebum. It is very effective in helping with dry skin and contains myristic acid that gives your skin some amount of sun protection.
The combination of these oils do not add or increase the Sun Protection Factor. When using these oils for sun protection make sure you select a high SPF oil which can be mixed with a carrier oil such as coconut or olive oil without loosing its sun protection factor. You may use organic skin care products that contain these organic oils for a continue protection.