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Shimmer Tanning Oil

DIY Shimmer Tanning Oil

  • Author: Lauren Gamble
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 oz 1x


With a gorgeous beachy scent and a beautiful bronze shimmer, this shimmer tanning oil offers light sun protection and is your natural version of Hawaiian Tropic.


  • 1/4 cup fractionated coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp cold pressed carrot seed oil (not carrot seed essential oil)
  • 510 drops vitamin E oil (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp bronze mica powder (optional)

Tools & Supplies

  • Bowl
  • Measuring cup and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Sanitized glass bottle


  1. Put the ½ cup of fractioned coconut oil into a bowl

  2. Then add 2 tbsp of avocado oil, ½/ tsp of vanilla extract, 5-10 drops of coconut essential oil, 5-10 drops of vitamin E. oil, ½ tsp bronze mica powder, and 1 tsp of carrot seed oil.

  3. Once all of the ingredients are in the bowl, use your wisk to wisk it all together.

  4. Now that everything is mixed together, using a funnel, pour everything into your bottle.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: natural body recipes

Keywords: tanning oil, diy recipes