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DIY Homemade Shaving Cream Recipes – Free from Chemicals and Harmful Toxins

There are a number of reasons why people prefer to make their own homemade shaving creams instead of buying the ready-made commercial versions; the homemade shaving cream is prepared from all natural and pure ingredients, it does not contain any allergens or harmful toxic chemicals, homemade shaving creams don’t have any artificial preservatives, fillers or additives in them, and they are free from any sorts of bleaching chemicals and strange perfumes that often cause the skin to get irritated.

Whatever your reason may be for creating your own shaving cream, we have decided to make things easier for you by sharing these amazing, easy-to-make shaving cream recipes. Let’s take a look at them!

RECIPE NO. 1

This version of the homemade recipe has won countless people’s heart, and it continues to enjoy good feedback and reviews from its users. Because of the amazing ingredients that formulate this shaving cream, it not only helps you get a close and better shave, but it also nourishes and protects sensitive skin without leaving behind any dry, itchy skin or razor burns.

To concoct this alternative, you would need the following items:

Ingredients You Will Need…

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup Shea butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive or sweet almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons liquid castile soap

Method of Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, put the Shea butter and coconut oil and melt them together on a low flame.
  2. Now gradually pour into it the olive oil, or the sweet almond oil until it blends completely. Turn of the flame.
  3. Now transfer this mix of oils in a jar and refrigerate until it becomes solid.
  4. After the oils have become solid, take them out in a medium sized bowl and whip them with a hand mixer or a stand mixer whichever you find easier. Continue whipping the mixture until it becomes frothy, now this is the point where you add castile soap to this entire batter. Mix properly to let the ingredients combine thoroughly. The shaving cream is ready.

You can store it in an airtight jar, in a dry and cool place. This cream can last up to 5 to 6 shavings depending on how thin or thick layers of foam you use while removing hair.

Another important thing to remember is to make sure this cream does not come in contact with water, as water can completely spoil not only this homemade shaving cream but also your hard work and effort.

RECIPE NO. 2

This one is also many people’s favorite, and it is also much prized for its skin nourishing and revitalizing properties. This homemade shaving cream not only helps you remove unwanted hair but at the same time it takes care of your delicate skin and leaves it thoroughly moisturized, hydrated and soft. We bet after using this cream you will never want to use store-bought shaving cream again. Let’s see how you can make this DIY shaving cream at home.

Ingredients You Will Need…

  • 2/3 cup Shea nut oil or Shea butter
  • 2/3 coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or grapeseed oil
  • 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oils
  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda
  • Contents of 2 vitamin E capsules

Method of Preparation

  1. In a pan heat Shea nut oil (or Shea butter) and coconut oil on a low flame.
  2. After it has completely melted, add to it any essential oil of your choice lavender, tea tree oil etc.
  3. Then transfer the mixture to a bowl and refrigerate until the blend hardens.
  4. Now beat this hardened oil mix with a mixer and gradually add baking soda to it, until it becomes frothy and leaves behind stiff peaks. Remember the texture of this cream should be light and puffy. Once that is attained your cream is ready.
  5. Store it in a jar and apply it generously on the area where you want to shave hair from.

RECIPE NO. 3

This is a little soapy and not completely natural alternative to store bought shaving cream, but it has still gained popularity among ladies for convenience and delivering desired results. By using only 4 ingredients you can make this homemade shaving cream that is not only very effective but also quite light on the pocket.

Ingredients You Will Need

  • 3/4 cup conditioner
  • 1/4 cup shampoo
  • 4 Tbsp sweet almond oil
  • 10 drops essential oils of choice

Method of Preparation

  1. Squeeze out the conditioner in a mixing bowl and add to it rest of the ingredients.
  2. Keep beating until smooth and well blended.
  3. Now pour this creamy mixture into a foam pump and use it for shaving hair.

Some Tips on How to get a Good Shave

  • Every time you plan to shave, make sure you use new and good quality razor.
  • Give your skin ample time under water so your pores open up and hair comes out easily. Thus it is always recommended to shave toward the end of your bath or shower.
  • Rinse the razor blades every time to shave hair, so that no strands remain stuck in the blades and make it difficult to remove hair.
  • Using the DIY homemade shaving cream always apply a thin layer to the area that needs to be shaved, as these alternatives do not lather like soaps and commercial foams.
  • Be gentle and patient while shaving to avoid skin irritations and razor burns.
  • Moisturize your skin after shaving to prevent it from drying.

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