Shop with us!!! We sell the most advanced skin care anti-aging cosmetics on the market: cellex-c, phytomer, sothys, dermalogica, md formulations, decleor, valmont, kinerase, yonka, jane iredale, thalgo, yon-ka, ahava, bioelements, jan marini, peter thomas roth, murad, ddf, orlane, glominerals, StriVectin SD.
 back to skin care discussion board front page with forums indexEDS Skin Care Forums Search the ForumSearch Most popular all-time Forum TopicsHot! Library
 Guidelines  FAQ  Register
Free gifts for Forum MembersForum Gifts Free Gifts offers at Essential Day SpaFree Gifts Offers  Log in

Mixing zinc oxide powder with coconut oil and aloe vera...?
EDS Skin Care Forums Forum Index » Skincare Tools & Do-It-Yourself Skincare
Reply to topic
Author Message
Senior Member
10% products discount
free skin care

View user's profileSend private message
Joined: 29 Apr 2012
Posts: 243
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:13 pm      Reply with quote
Is that a good idea?

Will the oil and gel diminish the white cast?

Thank You.
VIP Member
20% products discount
free skin care

View user's profileSend private message
Joined: 18 Aug 2011
Posts: 1594
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:46 pm      Reply with quote
If you use micronised zinc oxide and not more than about 20% you shouldn't have a white cast. If you want more protection you would probably be best adding titanium dioxide. If you are going to mix an oil based and a water based substance you will need to use an emulsifier and perhaps a preservative. Have you thought about adapting a tried-and-tested DIY recipe?

Sensitivity, forehead pigmentation & elevens, nose & chin clogged pores. Topicals: Aloe vera, squalane, lactic acid, Myfawnie KinNiaNag HG: Weleda calendula, Lanolips, Guinot masque essentiel, Flexitol Naturals, Careprost. Gadgets: Vaughter dermarollers, Lightstim.
Senior Member
10% products discount
free skin care

View user's profileSend private message
Joined: 27 Apr 2012
Posts: 90
Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:44 pm      Reply with quote
I make my own SS. I add about 15 grams of zinc to 60ml of cream. It was a little white so I hadded some HA serum and that took care of it. There are some DIY recipes for zinc ss. Some of them are just adding zinc oxide to a base cream/lotion. Your base lotion can be something like cetaphil or whatever. I make my own. I use the french process zinc powder. Its very fine particles like flour. Whatever you use be careful not to breath it in. Wear a mask when mixing.

35. Alpha Beta Peels once per month, OCM, C serum, HA serum with argiline, Retin A,
Automatic Message
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:59 am
If this is your first visit to the EDS Forums please take the time to register. Registration is required for you to post on the forums. Registration will also give you the ability to track messages of interest, send private messages to other users, participate in Gift Certificates draws and enjoy automatic discounts for shopping at our online store. Registration is free and takes just a few seconds to complete.

Click Here to join our community.

If you are already a registered member on the forums, please login to gain full access to the site.

Reply to topic

Peter Thomas Roth Viz-1000 Intensive Hydrating Serum (30 ml / 1 floz) Payot Supreme Jeunesse Nuit (Night) (50 ml / 1.6 floz) Decleor Orexcellence Energy Concentrate Youth Mask (50 ml)