The main purpose of shaving cream is to cushion the skin in order to avoid any irritation, nicks, and cuts.   But take a look at what your shaving cream is made of and you will notice that it is loaded with skin-irritating ingredients.

shave creamWho would have guessed there was irony in shaving cream! The solution to this ironic beauty dilemma is to make your own shaving cream using all-natural ingredients.

The ingredients in this simple recipe all have skin-soothing benefits.  The oils provide moisture and have antibacterial properties which protect against razor bumps.  The kaolin clay creates a cushion to protect against razor burn, nicks, and cuts.  Try this easy homemade shaving cream recipe for a close and comfortable shave.

NATURAL SHAVING CREAM RECIPE

Ingredients:

2-3 tablespoons Shea Butter or Cocoa Butter

1/4 cup Coconut Oil

1/4 cup Castile Soap

2 teaspoons Baking Soda

1 tablespoon Kaolin Clay

1/4 cup Aloe Vera Gel

8-10 drops Food-Grade Essential Oil (Lavender or Orange suit this recipe well)

1 pinch Citric Acid

Directions:

Use a double-boiler to melt shea butter/cocoa butter and coconut oil together.  Once melted transfer the oil into a mixing bowl.  Add all of the other ingredients.  Briskly whisk until you have a whipped consistency.

WATCH MY VIDEO TO SEE HOW I WHIP UP THIS RECIPE


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