Many men shave every morning, so here is a grooming product just for them. But hey, a woman can borrow it to shave her legs if she makes it for him! Look how simple it is to make a rich, fluffy, shaving cream:
White Fluffy Shaving Cream
2/3 cup Shea butter
2/3 cup coconut oil
2 tablespoons olive oil (or any carrier oil: grapeseed, sweet almond oil, avocado oil, jojoba oil. All are terrific. Olive oil is cheaper.)
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1 tablespoon baking soda (Refines the texture.)
1/2 teaspoon vitamin E (It preserves the shaving cream.)
20 drops of a favorite smelling essential oil, or a combination of essential oils. (For scent and skin conditioning benefits.) Examples: Clary sage and citronella; lavender and peppermint; eucalyptus and geranium.
1) Spoon the Shea butter and coconut oil into a mixing bowl and microwave for 20 seconds at a time until they melt. In the summer, you probably won't have to heat the coconut oil. If already melted, just pour it in after nuking the Shea butter. (I don't heat an ingredient unless it needs melting to preserve the nutrients.)
2) Add all the other ingredients to the bowl and whisk.
3) Whisk, whisk, whisk by hand, or beat with an electric mixer.
4) With whisking, the air and emollients will come together to form a white, fluffy shaving cream. After you get a creamy consistency, scoop the shaving cream into a clean, pretty jar with a tight lid.
Great for sensitive skin, and makes a lovely gift!
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