Cool Mint Shaving Cream (Men’s Shaving Cream)

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We have tons of DIY recipes for women especially for Moms but let’s not forget the guys – they need some pampering too. Store bought shaving creams are filled with harsh chemicals. That is why men should give these homemade shaving cream recipes a try. It natural ingredients will leave the skin soft and invigorated.

Recipe

8-ounce glass pot/jar
1/3 cup of Shea Butter
1/3 cup of Coconut Oil
3 TB raw Olive oil
1 tsp. Castile soap
7-8 drops of Peppermint essential oil

Directions 

  • Mix shea butter and coconut oil in a double burner – low heat until fats melt.
  • Pour into a glass bowl then add olive oil.
  • Let slightly cool then add Castile soap and essential oils.
  • Refrigerate until the cream starts to solidify.
  • Remove from fridge and whip with an immersion blender continuously until it a whipped cream texture is achieved.
  • Scoop into your glass jar/container.
  • Store in a dark, cool place.
  • To use: Scoop out a small amount of cream and spread before shaving.

Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe

Peppermint Essential Oil:

Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, sharp and strong mint/menthol smell.

Pairs Well With: Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

Properties: Analgesic, anesthetic, antiseptic, antigalactagogue, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor and vermifuge

 

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